Share Paper: Q-Book: multimedia annotation tool for e-books

  1. Heyon Kyeong Hwang, DISI - University of Trento, Italy
  2. Marco Ronchetti, DISI - University of Trento, Italy
Wednesday, June 25 2:00-2:30 PM B3111

Abstract: Many software tools allow annotating electronic documents. However, in most cases, they only support some basic functionality, such as highlighting text and adding generic notes. This is not enough to offer a rich environment that is suited to the needs of a learner. In fact, these basic functionalities are not enough to adequately support the rich variety of processes that characterize active reading. Also, it is rare to find annotation tools offering the possibility to add multimodal or multisensorial notes or stimuli. Q-Book, presented in this paper, is a prototype that takes into account all these aspects, and also considers ...