learning object

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learning object

Any entity, digital or non-digital, that may be used for learning, education or training. Learning objects include any resource which can be used and re-used to support learning.
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Creating and Sharing Online Library Instruction: A How-To-Do-It Manual For Librarians" is designed to be reused and shared, learning objects are digital content and assessments centered on student learning outcomes.
In addition to WebAssign for digital homework and assessment, Cengage offers the recently-launched MindTap for Math and Statistics, a complete course solution, and Learning Objects, a program solution.
23 September 2015 - US-based education company Cengage Learning has acquired Learning Objects, a Washington, DC.
Contract award: Framework agreements involving services for production of various digital learning objects for use in training with mixed types of training.
Customised augmented reality learning objects would then be developed that support competency in performing those tasks.
Learning objects are elements of a new architecture, which provides the educational content in a dynamic manner.
Learning objects could be course components, an entire lesson, or just a component.
Thanks to the establishment of various standards such as IEEE Learning Object Metadata (LOM) and Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM), several authoring tools have been developed to assist instructors in producing and packaging learning objects with metadata that are compliant with the standards to enhance the interoperability.
Extracting learning objects enables a person to combine multiple objects and compose personal lessons for an individual learner.
Learning objects are the subject of the next section, which contains chapters discussing such topics as visual meaning management for networked learning, accessibility and reusability of learning objects, instructional effectiveness of learning objects, and costs and sustainability of learning object repositories.
For semantic annotation of e-learning objects, IEEE Learning Object Metadata (LOM) is adopted as the metadata ontology.
Similar to keywords that allow a search engine to find a Web site, metadata includes information that enables the LCMS to link learning objects together to create a sequence of objects relevant to the goal of the instructor or student (see Figure 2).
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