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Experiences migrating microcosm learning materials

Davis, HC and Bacon, RA (2004) Experiences migrating microcosm learning materials Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Hypertext. pp. 141-142.

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Abstract

Microcosm was an open hypertext system that evolved in the early 1990s, before the advent of the Web. Apart from its success as a research platform it was widely used for presenting interactive educational materials. Since the commercial version of the product ceased to be supported it became necessary for users to migrate their educational materials, generally to the Web. However, the SToMP consortium chose to implement their own environment copying parts of the functionality of Microcosm in order to achieve their educational objectives. This paper examines the motivations of this work in order to understand whether there were features that were available in Microcosm that were not replicated in current Web based solutions.

Item Type: Article
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Davis, HCUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Bacon, RAr.bacon@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Date : 1 December 2004
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 11:50
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 14:59
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/832928

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