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Interoperability Between ELearning Systems

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcs of the 6th Int Conf of Education, Research and Innovation
PublisherInternational Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED)
Pages3432-3441
ISBN (Print)978-84-616-3847-5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
Event6th Int Conf of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2013) - Seville, Spain
Duration: 18 Nov 201320 Nov 2013

Conference

Conference6th Int Conf of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2013)
CountrySpain
CitySeville
Period18/11/1320/11/13

Abstract

Online assessments are an integral part of eLearning systems that enhance both distance and continuous education. Although over two-hundred and fifty eLearning applications exist, most educational institutions are trapped with a particular vendor primarily due to lack of in test-question sharing features. This paper highlights the evolution of eLearning systems whilst detailing the two most prominent objective test question standards, namely, QML and QTI. An analysis conducted amongst software houses which are involved in the development of eLearning systems confirms the fact that most applications make use of proprietary formats and clearly shows a lack of import and export options amongst other features.

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