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Towards a Web Service for Competence-based Learning and Testing PROCEEDINGS

, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Austria ; , Institute for Information Systems and Computer Media, Graz University of Technology, Austria ; , Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Austria

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-62-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Adaptation to the learner's knowledge level and competence-based course creation have been interesting topics in diverse e-learning research projects for years. Apart from these research activities, however, there is a powerful and emerging development of many open source learning management systems with little or no adaptation functionality. In order to bring together widespread and popular learning management systems and scientific-oriented approaches of competence-based personalisation, this paper presents a solution how a personalised e-learning approach can be applied to various Web-based learning management systems. A Web service approach is presented which enables and controls adaptation of learning management systems. The scientific basis is constituted by implementing the Competence-based Knowledge Space Theory which is a framework for representing knowledge domains as well as knowledge and competence levels of learners and for connecting them.

Citation

Nussbaumer, A., Gütl, C. & Albert, D. (2007). Towards a Web Service for Competence-based Learning and Testing. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1380-1385). Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 22, 2018 from .

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