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A semantic repository for Special Education


Searching through the limitless amount of information and resources available on the web poses a serious problem of information overload. Knowledge and semantic technologies may offer a solution in this regard. This paper illustrates a methodology for user modeling that describes user profiles and backgrounds in the use of a semantic repository for Special Education called Knowledge Hub (KH). The main functionalities and resource categories of KH are described.knowledge by accessing, sharing and collaborating with others in knowledge development.


Educational Technology; Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL); Network Technologies and Home Education; Homebound Education; Semantic repository; ICF; International Classification for Functioning; User modelling; Web research;

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