Survey on Learning Content Management Systems

  • Josep Maria BoneuEmail author


This chapter describes the most relevant standards for content management within the e-learning context. The first part of this chapter is devoted to the concept of Learning Object, which is presented and studied as a way of management learning content inside e-learning environments. The central part of the chapter is an introduction to e-learning technical standards, where the principal actors in e-learning standardization efforts are presented, together with the main areas of standardization and the most important initiatives in progress. The final part describes the most popular content management standards and specifications, such as IEEE LOM (Learning Object Metadata), SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model) and IMS Content specifications (IMS Content Packaging, IMS Question and Test Interoperability Specification and IMS Digital Repositories Specification).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCentre d’Estudis PolitècnicsCataloniaSpain

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