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ERIC Number: EJ901406
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
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ISSN: ISSN-0007-1013
Implementing Infrastructures for Managing Learning Objects
Klemke, Roland; Ternier, Stefaan; Kalz, Marco; Specht, Marcus
British Journal of Educational Technology, v41 n6 p873-882 Nov 2010
Making learning objects available is critical to reuse learning resources. Making content transparently available and providing added value to different stakeholders is among the goals of the European Commission's eContentplus programme. This paper analyses standards and protocols relevant for making learning objects accessible in distributed data provider networks. Types of metadata associated with learning objects and methods for metadata generation are discussed. Experiences from European projects highlight problems in implementing infrastructures and mapping metadata types into common application profiles. The use of learning contents and its associated metadata in different scenarios is described and concluded with lessons learned and pitfalls to avoid.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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