Interoperable Intelligent Tutoring Systems as SCORM Learning Objects

  • Gustavo Soares Santos
  • Joaquim Jorge
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 17)


Learning technologies are currently present in many educational institutions around the world. Learning Management Systems (LMS), Personal Learning Environments (PLE) and other types of educational platforms are very popular and now common in our schools and universities. However, most of the educational content currently available in the educational platforms is non-adaptive and non-intelligent educational content such as HTML pages, PDF files and Power Point Presentations (PPT). This type of content does not provide the high quality educational assistance that technology can provide. On the other hand, intelligent and adaptive educational systems are a successful and mature field of learning technologies that can provide very high quality educational assistance. In order to allow Intelligent Tutoring systems (ITS) to be loaded into different types of educational systems, we have developed an approach based on E-Learning standards. Our approach is also grounded in a very well known paradigm for implementing ITS, and the main goal of this chapter is to present a novel approach for implementing ITS as learning objects using the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM).


Outer Loop Task Selection Learn Management System Intelligent Tutoring System Educational Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Instituto Superior TécnicoTechnical University of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.INESC-IDLisbonPortugal

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