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Title: Metadata for describing educational competences: the UOC case
Author: Guerrero Roldán, Ana Elena  
Minguillón Alfonso, Julià  
Others: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Estudis d'Informàtica, Multimèdia i Telecomunicació
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Estudis de Psicologia i Ciències de l'Educació
Keywords: competencies
metadata
e-learning
learning design
standards
LOM
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2006
Publisher: SCITEPRESS
Citation: Guerrero A. & Minguillón J. (2006). Metadata for describing educational competencies: The UOC case. In Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (Vol. 2, pp. 275-280). doi: 10.5220/0001243902750280
Project identifier: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/MULTIMARK TIC2003-08064-C04-04
Also see: http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/Link.aspx?doi=10.5220/0001243902750280
Abstract: In this paper we describe a proposal for standardizing the concept of competency in a repository of learning objects, by means of an extension of the LOM and the IMS-LD standards, and the use of ontologies for ensuring consistency is also outlined. Following the recommendations from the Bologna Process, we identify the competencies required and developed by means of the current learning resources and formative and evaluation activities in a virtual e-learning environment and, using the most important taxonomies defined for such purposes in the literature, we identify the necessary metadata to describe the competencies related to such learning resources and activities. We discuss the process of shifting from content based metadata to competency based metadata, and we present an example of improving the description of learning resources by adding metadata for describing competencies, using a real case at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/85325
ISBN: 9789728865474
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