A Survey of E-learning Content Aggregation Standards

  • Ricardo QueirósEmail author
  • José Paulo Leal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8699)


As e-learning gradually evolved many specialized and disparate systems appeared to fulfil the needs of teachers and students, such as repositories of learning objects, authoring tools, intelligent tutors and automatic evaluators. This heterogeneity raises interoperability issues giving the standardization of content an important role in e-learning. This article presents a survey on current e-learning content aggregation standards focusing on their internal organization and packaging. This study is part of an effort to choose the most suitable specifications and standards for an e-learning framework called Ensemble defined as a conceptual tool to organize a network of e-learning systems and services for domains with complex evaluation.


Learn Management System Interoperability Issue Suitable Specification Ensemble Framework Sharable Content Object Reference Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ESEIG/IPP (Polytechnic Institute of Porto), CRACS and INESC-TECPortoPortugal
  2. 2.CRACS and INESC-TEC, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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