Semantic Web and evaluation of learning

Corrado Amedeo Presti, Maria Angela Nicolosi


The semantic web is an extension of the traditional web by introducing the meaning of the data and it adds new functionalities to machines which become able to understand and process the data, whereas now it simply displays the profile.
The activities of selection, contextualization and rendering of unstructured content can’t be obtained from any computer. In other words, the information is readable but not understandable by the machine in order to make the meaning of the data web understandable by the computer, the data are combined with meta-information describing this content. Could the adoption of a forum in a semantic learning environment clear the way for the evaluation of learning that reflects a knowledge management in new ways?


Semantic Web, learning assessment, semantic learning environment

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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society | ISSN (online) 1971 - 8829 | ISSN (paper) 1826 - 6223 © 2018 Je-LKS - Italian e-Learning Association (SIe-L).