An Improved Competency Meta-model for Adaptive Learning Systems

  • El Asame Maryam
  • Wakrim Mohamed
  • Battou Amal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 37)


The competency-based approach offers the opportunity for learners to adapt and personalize their learning activities and develop their capacities moreover, it can be applied in many fields and different virtual learning environments. However, researchers and organizations have shown a growing interest in the competencies modeling, which have been formalized for implementation in virtual learning environment and specifically in Adaptive Learning Environment (ALS). As a result, the first step to apply the competency-based approach in such environment is to modeling competency concept. In this paper, we present our proposal competency meta-model based on the HR-XML specification (Human Resources XML) and the IMS Reusable Definition of Competency or Educational Objective (IMS RDCEO), in order to operationalize it in an ALS.


Competency-based approach Competency meta-model Adaptive learning system IMS RDCEO HR-XML 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Engineering Sciences Laboratory, Faculty of ScienceAgadirMorocco
  2. 2.IRF-SIC Laboratory, Faculty of ScienceAgadirMorocco

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