SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: SIGIA-L: Suggestions for a taxonomy?
Re: SIGIA-L: Suggestions for a taxonomy?
From: Andrew McNaughton (andrew_at_scoop.co.nz)
Date: Tue Feb 19 2002 - 22:34:24 EST
Where you say 'the learning business', perhaps you could be a bit more
specific? Education Taxonomies will need to take account of the specifics
of the organisations and curricula they deal with, and you've left this
Until recently, I was involved with 'Te Kete Ipurangi' (www.tki.org.nz).
This is a portal for pre-tertiary new zealand educators and school
You might find it useful to look over the terms used on the search page on
that site. You might also find it useful to get hold of a copy of the
SCIS thesaurus which is developed i Australia for use by school libraries.
Te Kete Ipurangi used this as the prefered source for our own much smaller
You might be interested in the 'DCMI Education Working Group' within the
Dublin core effort. There's an archive of discussion and other
On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Arbing, Susan wrote:
> Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 17:46:20 -0400
> From: "Arbing, Susan" <susan.arbing_at_cyberplex.com>
> To: sigia-l_at_asis.org
> Subject: SIGIA-L: Suggestions for a taxonomy?
> Hi all,
> I am working on a project for a client who is in the learning business. One
> of the things I am doing is establishing an initial hierarchy for them to
> get them up and running with their content management system.
> I'm looking for any recommendations for a good taxonomy to serve as the
> basis of their hierarchy. The top-level of the hierarchy will be domains
> such as Business, Science, Information Technology, etc. Does anyone have a
> suggestion for a taxonomy that would address this area specifcially?
> Susan Arbing
> Site Architect
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