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L4All: a web-service based system for lifelong learners

de Freitas, Sara and Harrison, I. and Magoulas, George D. and Papamarkos, G. and Poulovassilis, Alexandra and van Labeke, N. and Mee, A. and Oliver, M. (2008) L4All: a web-service based system for lifelong learners. In: Salerno, S. and Gaeta, M. and Ritrovato, P. and Capuano, N. and Orciuoli, F. and Miranda, S. and Pierri, A. (eds.) The Learning Grid Handbook: Concepts, Technologies and Applications: The Future of Learning. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press, pp. 143-155. ISBN 9781586038298.

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Abstract

L4All is a system that records and shares learning trails through educational offerings with the aim of facilitating progression of lifelong learners from Secondary Education, through to Further Education and on to Higher Education (HE). The focus is on helping those post-16 learners who have traditionally not participated in HE. L4All allows learners to access information and resources registered with the system by their providers, to plan their own learning, and to maintain a record of their learning. Tutors are able to register recommended learning pathways through courses and modules, thereby encouraging progression into HE. The system allows learners to share their learning plans and experiences with other learners (if they wish) in order to encourage collaborative formulation of future learning goals and aspirations.

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2011 13:19
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:17
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1424

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