ASK Learning Objects Social Tagging (ASK-LOST 3.0) is a web application for tagging, searching and retrieval of learning objects based on Social Tagging and Folksonomies. It enables its users to submit and tag digital educational resources by end users, create their personal colelction of digital educational resources collection, access their personal vocabularies created by users tags, browse digital educational resources via tag cloud and connect with other users though social networks organized around users tags.
ASK-LOST 3.0 is being used by more than 200 Science Education Teachers as part of the OSR Portal. The source code of ASK-LOST 3.0 is available from SourceForge, at the following address: http://sourceforge.net/projects/asklost ASK-LOST 3.0 Until today, it has been downloaded 102 times.
The development of ASK – LOST web application based on research paper that was received the Best Short Paper Award in the 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2009), Riga, Latvia, July 2009 (with authors Alexandros Kalamatianos, Panagiotis Zervas and Demetrios Sampson).
I developed the ASK – LOST web application as a member/ MSc student of ASK research unit.
Technical Details: PHP, mySQL, Javasript