Semantic web is based on the ontologies as its core which can support the learning content development in different ways. This paper survey issues introduced in the learning content development and associated activities using semantic web technology. This overview is based on investigation of the area of content’s creation, metadata, annotation, adpativity and discovery through researches related to these issues from different viewpoints.
Semantic web is an important leading technology today that describes the information in a machine understandable way . Its accessibility has made the learning content development and learning activities successful. Tim Berners-Lee pushes the idea of the semantic web forward through his envision for providing automated information based on a machine processable semantics of data and heuristics that use this metadata .
Various technologies have emerged for Semantic Web to represent the learning content in an interoperable way. Most of them are based on XML (eXtensible Markup Language), XML Schemas, RDF (Resource …