Issue No.03 - July-September (2008 vol.1)
Juan Manuel Dodero , University of Cádiz, Cádiz
Ernie Ghiglione , Macquarie University, Sydney
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TLT.2008.21
The IMS Learning Design model defines how users are engaged in learning activities to use learning objects and learning services. Although these are similarly accessible from URLs in a learning design, they are essentially different in the form of accessing their features and operations from a learning activity user interface. This paper proposes a Representational State Transfer (ReST) architectural style of accessing a learning service and its constituent resources from a web-based environment. A methodology to guide the design of learning service access is also described. The method is applied to integrating operations of a generic wiki service in the client interface of a learning activity, and validated on actual wiki services providing ReST-based programming interfaces.
Computer-assisted instruction, Hypertext/hypermedia, Web-based services, Patterns
Juan Manuel Dodero, Ernie Ghiglione, "ReST-Based Web Access to Learning Design Services", IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, vol.1, no. 3, pp. 190-195, July-September 2008, doi:10.1109/TLT.2008.21