PASCAL - Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning

Comparative analysis of educational networks
Alenka Žibert, Vladimir Batagelj and Vladislav Rajkovič
Informatica Volume 29, Number 4, pp. 477-481, 2005. ISSN 0350-5596

Abstract

Educational networks and portals are a formation of thematically gathered data on the web. Structure of national educational networks and portals depends on environment of their origin. In the paper, selected educational networks are analysed according to the following criteria: content-services, navigation, search, user interface, help, credibility, validity and target groups. The criteria were identified by a group of experts and final users (students and teachers) on the basis of web survey. The importance of criteria was articulated by using the Analytical Hierarchical Method and program Saaty. For the evaluation was selected Slovene National Educational Network (SIO) as well as educational networks of Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe, Germany, Africa, Australia and America. Based on the results of the comparative analysis a concept and guidelines for improvements of our national educational network SIO were prepared.

EPrint Type:Article
Project Keyword:Project Keyword UNSPECIFIED
Subjects:Computational, Information-Theoretic Learning with Statistics
Learning/Statistics & Optimisation
ID Code:2838
Deposited By:Primož Lukšic
Deposited On:22 November 2006