ICOPER - Interoperable Content for Performance in a Competency-driven Society


eContentPlus Programme, BPN, Grant 417007, EUR 4,800,000 (Leicester: EUR 153,000)


September 2008 - February 2011


Higher education institutions and continuing education centers face a growing number of challenges in delivering competency-driven educational content with their learning services. The current lack of widely accepted standards and their adoption hinders the effective implementation of learning technologies. Driven by a consortium of key players in the European arena ICOPER has access to a critical mass of integrated educational content. Based on this beneficial infrastructure the project systematically analyzes the implementation of existing specifications. ICOPER's underlying pedagogical framework will guide a consensus building approach to developing Best Practices. ICOPER will provide mechanisms to ensure European-wide user involvement, cooperation, and adoption of standards within a large community to support all phases of standardization.

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E Law, AV Nguyen-Ngoc, T Erlebach


Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, UK Open University, University of Cyprus, Open University of the Netherlands, and many more. 

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