Personalization: An emerging direction for tackling the web searching barriers faced by teachers when searching for educational resources


This paper reviews the efficiency of web searching by teachers in the 21st century. The aim of this paper is to highlight web personalization as a perceived solution to the many barriers faced by web users and in particular the teachers in their educational web searching. Hence, research on searching requirements and problems of web users as well as the practical use of some educational search engines will be discussed. To make web searching easier for all teachers and in particular those in the UK, researchers are recommended to explore future information requirements and the search behaviors of teachers. This should enable individual teachers to personalize their search for finding online teaching resources and also the researchers, to design and develop a model of a relevant educational software design

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