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Metadata Specifications

  • Julia Innes
  • Rory McGreal
Part of the International Handbooks on Information Systems book series (INFOSYS)

Summary

This report examines mainstream educational metadata schemas available for electronic educational resource discovery on the Internet. The IEEE Learning Object Metadata, the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, the IMS Project schema, the Resource Description Framework and XML are described in relation to their relevance for the requirements of online course directories and preliminary conclusions are drawn as to their usefulness in indexing online courses.

Keywords

Resource Description Framework Resource Discovery Metadata Standard Metadata Schema Resource Description Framework Schema 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julia Innes
    • 1
  • Rory McGreal
    • 1
  1. 1.TeleEducation NBCanada

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