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Redeveloping an eLearning Annotation System as a Web Service PROCEEDINGS

, , , University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-56-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper describes a project, funded by the UK's Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), to develop a Web Service that can provide annotation functionality as part of an extensive Web Service-based e-Learning Framework (ELF). The project uses a system previously created by the authors as a foundation and extends the functionality to enable access as a Web Service. The paper provides a section on previously created systems with special focus on the base system; the benefits of the Web Service architecture and a description of the conversion process follow. The paper concludes with the anticipated outcomes of the conversion process and suggested further development.


Glover, I., Xu, Z. & Hardaker, G. (2005). Redeveloping an eLearning Annotation System as a Web Service. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 4221-4228). Montreal, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 14, 2018 from .

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