E-Learning Networked Environments and Architectures

Part of the series Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing pp 79-109

TELOS: A Service-Oriented Framework to Support Learning and Knowledge Management

  • Gilbert PaquetteAffiliated withTélé-Université
  • , Ioan RoscaAffiliated withTélé-Université
  • , Stefan MihailaAffiliated withTélé-Université
  • , Anis MasmoudiAffiliated withTélé-Université

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This chapter presents the basic orientations, the main use cases, and the conceptual framework of a TeleLearning Operating System. TELOS is a system under development within the LORNET research network ( aiming to integrate components and services, and research results, produced by the different LORNET teams. TELOS research is at the convergence of three main trends: learning object repositories that facilitate the access to knowledge resources; learning and knowledge management support systems that use these referentials as building blocks; and the integration of these referentials and these systems in the context of the semantic Web.