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Semantic Web support for personal work and learning environment


The ARISTOTELE European project investigates the concept of the Personal Work and Learning Environment (PWLE), an approach allowing workers, seen as “lifelong learners”, to benefit from - and contribute to - collective knowledge within their organization. The PWLE is a personal digital environment assisting workers in their knowledge cycle. Specifically, the PWLE makes it easy to transform workers’ tacit knowledge into explicit knowledge, and helps them contribute to collective knowledge that they can exploit for learning and work purposes. By facilitating the modeling, representation and accumulation of collective knowledge, Semantic Web technologies sustain PWLE processes in support of continuous learning in enterprises.


Educational Technology; Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL); Semantic Web and Learning; Semantic Web; Collective Knowledge; Personal Work and Learning Environment (PWLE); Organizational Learning;

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