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Supporting Collaborative Web-based Education via Annotations

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EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lisbon, Portugal ISBN 978-1-880094-89-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


The spread of the internet and the evolution of the Web significantly change the way how we learn. Technology brings enhancements for learning almost on a daily basis. In this paper we discuss the role and importance of content annotations in a domain of web-based learning. We focus on collaboration support, continuous improvements of the content quality and increase of students’ motivation. We present two basic types of activity flows within an adaptive web-based educational system and aim at annotations in both conceptual as well as practical point of view. We present results of several long-term experiments conducted in real courses of programming learning to observe the impact of annotations on educational process.


Šimko, M., Barla, M., Mihál, V., Uncík, M. & Bieliková, M. (2011). Supporting Collaborative Web-based Education via Annotations. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2011--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2576-2585). Lisbon, Portugal: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 23, 2019 from .

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