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Author Jia-Jiunn Lo ♦ Chuen-Jung Chang ♦ Hsiao-Han Tu ♦ Shiou-Wen Yeh
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2008
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword History ♦ Geographic Information Systems ♦ Information management ♦ Programming profession ♦ Management training ♦ Courseware ♦ Logic ♦ Visualization ♦ Information retrieval ♦ Information analysis ♦ temporal logic ♦ history education system ♦ SCORM ♦ GIS
Abstract HES-SPATO, a web-based history educational system, was developed to integrate the indispensable elements of history events such as person, space, and time for increasing the understandability of history learning materials. It was based on SCORM (sharable content object reference model), to ensure reusability, durability, accessibility, and interoperability of electronic materials. In HES-SPATO, history SCOs (sharable content objects) were formed by integrating SPATOs (Spatial, Person, Action/Attribute, and Temporal Object) with the associated "space," "person," and "action/attribute" assets. SCOs, then, formed other SCORM components such as lessons and courses accordingly. The authoring module of HES-SPATO can enhance the history courseware designer and instructor's ability for creating online materials in a few guided steps. By applying the GIS concept of information layers and temporal logic, the learning module of HES-SPATO allowed students to visualize history events more clearly in sequence with different features according to their own needs. It can also present specific information directly related to the history event only, as defined in SPATO, to reduce cognitive load. With these developed functionalities, HES-SPATO shall be able to effectively reduce the instructor's burden and increase the understandability of history learning materials.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Inf. Manage., Chung-Hua Univ., Hsinchu (Jia-Jiunn Lo; Chuen-Jung Chang; Hsiao-Han Tu; Shiou-Wen Yeh)
ISBN 9780769533810
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-09-22
Publisher Place China
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 431.96 kB
Page Count 7
Starting Page 71
Ending Page 77


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library