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Affordances of machine-processable competency modelling

Sitthisak, Onjira and Gilbert, Lester (2009) Affordances of machine-processable competency modelling At Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, Italy.

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Abstract

Existing e-learning competency standards such as the IMS Reusable Definition of Competency or Educational Objective (IMS RDCEO) specification and the HR-XML standard are not able to accommodate the level of a competency described separately from its narrative description; the grading scale of a competency; the success threshold of a competency; or the structure of competency trees or hierarchies. The proposed competency model addresses these problems and reflects all relevant features of the learner’s behaviour and their knowledge, skills, and attitudes that affect their learning and performance. Statements of competency are machine-readable. Machine processing can offer interoperable and reusable resources and applications that are pedagogically effective for e-learning and assessment. A competency statement which can be read, processed, and interpreted by machine contributes to the automatic generation of questions, distractors, and question sequences, and offers a semantic structure for further processing.

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Published date: 2009
Additional Information: Event Dates: 2009
Venue - Dates: Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, Italy, 2009-01-01
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 268229
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/268229
PURE UUID: 993f9327-f184-4a0c-887d-03198bf272a4

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Date deposited: 17 Nov 2009 09:51
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:56

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Author: Onjira Sitthisak
Author: Lester Gilbert

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