Balloting

Opening of the IEEE Standards Sponsor Balloting

BALLOT OPENS: 26-Oct-2018
BALLOT CLOSES: 26-Nov-2018.
(No votes and/or comments will be accepted after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the close date. Make sure you review the document, cast your vote, and submit your comments before the closing date/time)

Title: Standard for Networked Smart Learning Objects for Online Laboratories

Scope: This standard defines methods for storing and retrieving learning objects for remote laboratories. The standard will also define methods for linking learning objects to design and implement smart learning environments for remote online laboratories. These objects are, for example, interfaces for devices connected to user computers over computers networks and the devices themselves. They are also learning scenarios or collaboration tools for communications necessary to conduct an activity of practical online laboratory work; to design and implement mechanisms that make smart learning environment formed by the ad hoc aggregation of learning objects taking into account the pedagogical context for their use.

Purpose: To ease the design and implementation of pedagogically driven remote laboratory experiments and its learning environments.

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QUESTIONS
If you should have any questions about this document, please contact:

Hamadou Saliah-Hassane
saliah@teluq.ca