That’s not a VLE it’s a repository. That’s not a repository it’s a content management system. That’s not a CMS it’s a VLE. [Discuss …]
As I write there is a meeting near Paris where the future direction of the proposed ISO Standard on Metadata for Learning Resources is being discussed. CETIS were asked to contribute to this meeting, and Lorna and I have done so through a position statement circulated to the delegates. In this post I’ll give some background to that position paper and to ISO MLR itself.
As my colleague Scott wrote recently, the European Standards body CEN has endorsed a “Workshop Agreement” on Metadata for Learning Opportunities (MLO) [final draft of MLO CWA], and made a commitment to develop a European standard (an EN) based on it. Continue reading