Preparing SCORM for the Semantic Web

  • Lora Aroyo
  • Stanislav Pokraev
  • Rogier Brussee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2888)


In this paper we argue that the effort within the context of Semantic Web research, such as RDF and DAML-S. will allow for better knowledge representation and engineering of educational systems and easier integration of e-learning with other business processes. We also argue that existing educational standards, such as SCORM and LOM could be mapped to those technologies, providing for more efficient automation of processes like educational resource annotation, and intelligent accessibility management. In this way we can use a successful combination of the technical advances outside of educational context and the existing educational standards, and allow for easier interoperability. To illustrate these issues and a solution approach we present the OntoAIMS educational environment.


Business Process Learning Activity Composition Operator Sharable Content Object Reference Model Learn Object Metadata 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lora Aroyo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stanislav Pokraev
    • 3
  • Rogier Brussee
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Telematica InstituteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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