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Semantic Web Ontology Technology and Its Impact on E-Learning

This paper aims at portraying the imparts of integrating semantic web ontology technology into conventional online learning platform. This semantic e-learning system will have all the features of existing e-learning system as well as additional feature of semantic web ontology technology, which provides an adaptable, personalized and intelligent learning environment. With the incorporation of this technology, students can access the learning materials uploaded on the learning environment by the instructors as well as engage on self-directed learning by searching the ontology backbone of the semantic web. The ontology repository within the e-learning platform helps to maintain learners’ personalization details, as well as learning resources pertaining to different domains of knowledge and with the help of intelligent search engine, learners can semantically search through the ontology for learning materials based on their preferences, thus they are not placed at the mercy of the learning materials provided by the instructors. This semantic web ontology will be very helpful in promoting customized learning, thereby replacing the existing instructor centric e-learning systems. This paper has been able to show the tremendous improvement in electronic learning, following the integration of semantic web ontology approach and it will be very helpful to schools and other learning institutions in providing a sophisticated and adaptable learning environment for their students or learners.

Electronic-Learning, Semantic Web, Ontology, Resource Description Framework (RDF), Web Ontology Language (OWL)

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Oluchukwu Uzoamaka Ekwealor, Sylvanus Okwudili Anigbogu, Ifeoma Mary Ann Orji, Chukwuemeka Micheal Okafor. (2021). Semantic Web Ontology Technology and Its Impact on E-Learning. American Journal of Embedded Systems and Applications, 8(2), 12-16.

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Oluchukwu Uzoamaka Ekwealor; Sylvanus Okwudili Anigbogu; Ifeoma Mary Ann Orji; Chukwuemeka Micheal Okafor. Semantic Web Ontology Technology and Its Impact on E-Learning. Am. J. Embed. Syst. Appl. 2021, 8(2), 12-16. doi: 10.11648/j.ajesa.20210802.11

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Oluchukwu Uzoamaka Ekwealor, Sylvanus Okwudili Anigbogu, Ifeoma Mary Ann Orji, Chukwuemeka Micheal Okafor. Semantic Web Ontology Technology and Its Impact on E-Learning. Am J Embed Syst Appl. 2021;8(2):12-16. doi: 10.11648/j.ajesa.20210802.11

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