Pedagogical Validation of Courseware

  • Mark Melia
  • Claus Pahl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4753)


A lack of pedagogy in courseware can lead to its rejection by learners. It is therefore vital that pedagogy is a central concern in courseware construction. Courseware validation allows the course creator ensure courseware adheres to a specific pedagogy. In this paper we investigate the information needed to automate courseware validation and propose an information model to be used as a basis for validation. We then demonstrate an approach to courseware validation using this information model.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Melia
    • 1
  • Claus Pahl
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computing, Dublin City University, Dublin 9Ireland

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