Technical standards in education, Part 5, Take advantage of metadata

Structure description to enhance managing and sharing educational content

From the developerWorks archives

R. John Robertson

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: March 08, 2011

Metadata provides key information about resources to support their management and discovery. Educational metadata is a specific type of metadata for describing the educational use of a resource. This article gives an overview of metadata, illustrates its basic concepts, and discusses educational metadata. You'll learn about vocabularies, tools, and the current use of educational description.

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