Enhanced SCORM Sequencing Rule for e-Learning System

  • Yong-Sang Cho
  • Dae-Jun Hwang
  • Tae-Myung Chung
  • Sung-Ki Choi
  • Woo-In Bae
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3942)


The Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) specification has been playing an important role in sharing and distributing contents among e-learning systems as well as in tracking the learner of the contents. Nonetheless, its limitations hinder its application to actual fieldwork particularly the inadequacy of the flexible contents structure, e-learning system performance, utilization of the necessary auxiliary resources together with the contents, support for collaborative learning, and utilization of contents linked to the external assessment system. Therefore, this study proposed the addition of "Jump Control" and expansion of "Auxiliary Resources" to the SCORM 2004 specification in order to improve the flexibility of the learning object-based e-learning contents structure and enhance e-learning system performance. A prototype was also developed to show the benefits of the improved efficiency of the manifest file describing the contents structure by adding the jump control concept. The processing of the auxiliary resource description and utilization in the standardization specification was also described.


Learning Object Collaborative Learning Content Structure Sequencing Rule Sharable Content Object Reference Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong-Sang Cho
    • 1
  • Dae-Jun Hwang
    • 2
  • Tae-Myung Chung
    • 3
  • Sung-Ki Choi
    • 4
  • Woo-In Bae
    • 5
  1. 1.Korea Education & Research Information Service, e-Learning R&D Center, Department of Computer EngineeringSungKyunKwan UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Korea Education & Research Information Service, Department of Computer EngineeringSungKyunKwan UniversityGyenggi-doKorea
  3. 3.Department of Computer EngineeringSungKyunKwan UniversityGyenggi-doKorea
  4. 4.Department of e-Learning Business4C Soft IncSeoulKorea
  5. 5.CTUnion Inc, CEOSeoulKorea

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