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A Simple Publishing Interface For Learning Object Repositories

, K.U.Leuven, Belgium ; , , European Schoolnet, Belgium ; , Knowledge Integration Ltd., United Kingdom ; , Vienna university of economics and business administration, Austria ; , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper reports on a new work item of the CEN/ISSS Workshop on Learning Technologies that concerns the standardization of a software protocol for publishing learning objects to digital repositories. This standardization project draws on research results from ProLearn, a project funded by the European Information Society Technologies (IST). First, the need for an interoperable and standardized publishing API will be articulated. Next, different requirements will be presented that were collected from various European projects. Finally, an overview is presented from already existing specifications.


Ternier, S., Massart, D., Van Assche, F., Smith, N., Simon, B. & Duval, E. (2008). A Simple Publishing Interface For Learning Object Repositories. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1840-1845). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 17, 2018 from .


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