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Workshop Program - July 9th, 2007 -  9:00 - 17:30

9:00 - 9:10 - Workshop Logistics

 

9:10 - 10:00 - Keynote Talk

Representation without Reason: Slow Progress toward the Semantic Web

Jim Greer

 

10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee Break

10:30 - 10:55 - Toward Establishing an Ontological Structure for the Accumulation of Learning/Instructional Design Knowledge

Yusuke Hayashi, Jacqueline Bourdeau and Riichiro Mizoguchi

 

10:55 - 11:20 - The Unfolding of Learning Theories: Its Application to Effective Design of Collaborative Learning

Seiji Isotani and Riichiro Mizoguchi

 

11:00 - 11:20 - Ontology-Based Knowledge Representation for a Domain-Independent Problem-Solving ITS Framework

Jean-François Lebeau, Mikaël Fortin, Amir Abdessemed and André Mayers

 

11:20 - 11:45 Using a Computing Ontology as a Foundation for Curriculum Development

Lillian N. Cassel, Gordon Davies, Richard LeBlanc, Lawrence Snyder and Heikki Topi

 

11:45 - 12:10 - Sharing of Community Practice through Semantics: A Case Study in Academic Writing

Vania Dimitrova, Lydia Lau and Alex Le Bek

 

12:10 - 12:40 - Discussion I

12:40 - 14:00 - Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:25 - m-LOCO: An Ontology-Based Framework for Context-Aware Mobile Learning

Melody Siadaty, Carlo Torniai, Dragan Gaševic, Jelena Jovanovic, Ty Mey Eap and Marek Hatala

 

14:25 - 14:40 - Ontologies for Enabling Learning Objects Retrieval: A Case Study

Monique Grandbastien and Benjamin Huyinh Kim Bang

 

14:40 - 14:55 - Connecting Connexions: Organizing and Integrating Open Learning Content with Topic Maps

Darina Dicheva and Lars Johnsen

 

14:55 - 15:10 - Towards Integration of Adaptive Educational Systems: Mapping Domain Models to Ontologies

Sergey Sosnovsky, Antonija Mitrovic, Danielle Lee, Peter Brusilovsky, Michael Yudelson, Valeria Brusilovsky, Divyasheel Sharma

 

15:10 - 15:25 - MDA and Semantic Web Technologies for Assessment Systems

Sonja Radenkovic, Nenad Krdžavac and Vladan Devedžic

 

15:25 - 15:30 - Ontological Support for Dynamic Adaptation in Educational Games (poster)

Phaedra Mohammed

15:30 - 16:00 Discussion II & Workshop Wrap-Up