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Service Based Architecture for Assessment of Knowledge Management

O. Vijayavardhan Reddy, K.F. Bharati, K. Naresh Babu, Smd Riyaz Naik


In this paper we propose the outline of a service based architecture for bringing assessment techniques to open e-learning environments. We first describe a use case scenario for a generic as-sessment framework offering personalized assessment generation and then present its basic architecture as part of the Personal Reader Frame-work. The generic assessment framework enables the search for the appropriate assessment resources after checking the learner’s last saved performances and specific needs (e.g. language prefer-ences, device requirements). In our assessment framework personalization functionalities are available as web services. The communication between these services is based on the Semantic Web technologies and does not need a centralized control. The assessment functionalities are defined in a separate Web service, which a user can subscribe/ un-subscribe as s/he likes.


E-Learning, Assessment Techniques, Ances, Web Services, Semantic Web Technologies

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