Capturing, Management and Utilization of Lifecycle Information for Learning Resources

  • Lasse Lehmann
  • Tomas Hildebrandt
  • Christoph Rensing
  • Ralf Steinmetz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4753)


During their lifecycle, Learning Resources undergo a multitude of processes while being created, used, provided or re-used. However, in order to be reusable, a Learning Resource often has to be adapted to a new context of use. This in turn implies multiple Re-Authoring processes being performed on the Learning Resource. During all these processes different types of information emerge. When captured, this information can be helpful for a later on retrieval, use or re-use of the Learning Resources. In this work, the lifecycle of Learning Resources along with the information being generated herein is analyzed and a distributed architecture is proposed, that allows the capturing, processing, management and utilization of the named information in a generic way.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lasse Lehmann
    • 1
  • Tomas Hildebrandt
    • 1
  • Christoph Rensing
    • 1
  • Ralf Steinmetz
    • 1
  1. 1.KOM - Multimedia Communications Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Merckstrasse 25, 64283 Darmstadt 

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