Localization аnd Internationalization оf Digital Learning Resources

Zdravev, Zoran and Kon Popovska, Margita (2011) Localization аnd Internationalization оf Digital Learning Resources. In: TIO6 - Technology, Informatics and Education for Learning and Knowledge Society 2011, 01-03 June, 2011, Cacak.


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Summary: The process of localization of the software, and therefore of the digital learning resources, is divided into three parts: the first part is adjusting to the "local environment" (locale), the second part is a translation and adaptation of the user interface and the third part is the translation and adaptation of the documentation. The third part includes the localization of metadata. Metadata contain all relevant information about digital learning resources and therefore they are the most important element in searching and retrieving. The fact is that the discovery of learning resources that have "English" metadata is much easier than in the case of learning objects that have "non-English" metadata. There are two issues identified that generally affecting the search and discovery of the requested data in localized repositories of digital resources: the problem of grammatical rules and the problem of transliteration. Keywords: digital learning resources, metadata, localization.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Natural sciences > Computer and information sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science
Depositing User: Zoran Zdravev
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2012 17:54
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2012 15:34
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/11

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