TITLE

A Content Structure Ontology Model for the SCORM CAM

AUTHOR(S)
Lan-fang Zhang; Fang-fang Su; Bo Zhang; Xin-hua Zhu
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Digital Content Technology & its Applic;Feb2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The SCORM Content Aggregation Model (CAM) is a distance e-learning technical specification for sharing the learning resources among different tools and systems, which is defined in the Extensible Markup Language (XML). Because the XML can not support the definition of formal semantics, the semantic information in the SCORM CAM is only interpreted by means of natural language. For raising the reusability and interoperability of learning resources, this paper presents a Content Structure Ontology Model for the SCORM CAM. This ontology model consists of Concept Taxonomy and a set of constraint Axiom. Among them, The Concept Taxonomy is an element structure that describes the elements of the SCORM CAM conceptual model. The constraint Axiom describes the semantic constraints of elements in the Hierarchies. The Element Hierarchy is derived from the SCORM CAM XML-Schema Model and the Axioms are derived from the semantic information of CAM document defined in natural language.
ACCESSION #
76388478

 

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