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Model-driven description and validation of composite learning content

Melia, Mark and Pahl, Claus (2010) Model-driven description and validation of composite learning content. In: International Conference on Educational Hyper- and Multimedia EdMedia’10., 28 Jun - 2 Jul 2010, Toronto, Canada. .

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Abstract

Authoring of learning content for courseware systems is a complex activity requiring the combination of a range of design and validation techniques. We introduce the CAVIAr courseware models allowing for learning content description and validation. Model-based representation and analysis of different concerns such as the subject domain, learning context, resources and instructional design used are key contributors to this integrated solution. Personalised learning is particularly difficult to design as dynamic configurations cannot easily be predicted and tested. A tool-supported technique based on CAVIAr can alleviate this complexity through the validation of a set of pedagogical and non-pedagogical requirements. Courseware validation checks intra- and inter-content relationships and the compliance with requirements and educational theories.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:E-Learning; courseware models; learning objects
Subjects:Social Sciences > Educational technology
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:15973
Deposited On:20 Jun 2011 16:30 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 20 Jun 2011 16:30

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