Conference paper Open Access
Many e learning project researchers and managers agree upon the need of having the learners work together as a community of learning. “Co-operation”, “community”, as well as “communicate” has to do with “having something in common”. Within a multi-origins group of learners and lecturers, people have a reduced version of the working language in common. But is language itself, as a set of words, the only way for understanding each others? I’ll propose to consider what learners from the Large Europe and Mediterranean area may have in common “before”, even if they are not aware of.
Then I shall consider the process in which they construct a common set of reference texts through browsing the web. The actual means and tools for retrieving are compared with the larger capabilities of the semantic web.