Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp 423–437 | Cite as

Designing a social learning content management system based on learning objects



With the prevalence of social networking services and social media tools, individuals now engage in the production, sharing, and application of diverse content, extending community-based social learning. The most prominent aspect of social learning, which makes it distinct from e-learning, is how content is produced and consumed. That is, people share knowledge with others and learn values via networks in social learning, which requires social media content and social network activity content to be turned into shareable learning objects. In reference to social learning, the present study proposes a Social Learning Content Management System that generates, manages, and publishes learning objects based on content generation models which are also defined here. The proposed system is of significance in that it enables the transformation of social resources into learning objects with the Social Learning Content Management System architecture and data schema defined, and relevant processes designed, based on metadata and learning objects defined for N-screen services.


Social learning Learning object Social-learning content management system Metadata N-Screen 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept of IT App. Tech. GSVHoseo UniversitySeoulKorea

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