Threshold concepts and the semantic web

Bhattacharya, Sukanto and Cohen, Michael B. 2015, Threshold concepts and the semantic web. In Stachowicz-Stanusch, Agata and Wankel, Charles (ed), Emerging Web 3.0/semantic web applications in higher education : growing personalization and wider interconnections in learning, Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, N.C., pp.157-172.

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Title Threshold concepts and the semantic web
Author(s) Bhattacharya, SukantoORCID iD for Bhattacharya, Sukanto orcid.org/0000-0001-6587-2879
Cohen, Michael B.ORCID iD for Cohen, Michael B. orcid.org/0000-0002-4175-0583
Title of book Emerging Web 3.0/semantic web applications in higher education : growing personalization and wider interconnections in learning
Editor(s) Stachowicz-Stanusch, Agata
Wankel, Charles
Publication date 2015
Series Research in Management Education and Development
Chapter number 8
Total chapters 13
Start page 157
End page 172
Total pages 16
Publisher Information Age Publishing
Place of Publication Charlotte, N.C.
Keyword(s) Threshold concepts
Andragogy
Semantic web
Web 3.0
Summary Threshold concepts have proven to be a useful tool in understanding a particular set of difficulties that confront students in higher education. From the viewpoint of a student threshold concepts are characterized as transformative, integrative, bounded, troublesome, and to a large extent invisible. The sematic web, among its many other advantages, holds the possibility of allowing students to successfully move beyond the threshold concepts in their chosen discipline. The nature of threshold concepts are discussed and related specifically to andragogy. A preliminary solution, which takes advantage of the features of Web 3.0, is presented.
ISBN 9781681231471
Language eng
Field of Research 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
Socio Economic Objective 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
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