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and thus a draft of a proposed IEEE-SA Standard 1484.12.1 As such, this document may still be subject to changes in the final editing for publishing by IEEE as an approved IEEE – SA Standard. Permission is hereby granted for IEEE Standards Committee participants to reproduce this document for purposes of IEEE standardization activities only. Prior to(More)
Metadata schemas relevant to online education and training have recently achieved the milestone of formal standardization. Efforts are currently underway to bring these abstract models and theoretical constructs to concrete realization in the context of communities of practice. One of the primary challenges faced by these efforts has been to balance or(More)
The NOMAD instrument has been designed to best fulfil the science objectives of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter mission that will be launched in 2016. The instrument is a combination of three channels that cover the UV, visible and IR spectral ranges and can perform solar occultation, nadir and limb observations. In this series of two papers, we present the(More)
This paper focuses on metadata standards for networked information discovery and retrieval of educational resources. Such standards, if they achieve a high degree of interoperability, will support both extant and emergent e-learning architectures. This paper takes an historical perspective on the formative work of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative(More)
There are numerous discourses associated with knowledge management but it is only in recent times that e-learning has been identified as a strategic resource that can be utilised in an increasing diversity of venues (home, workplace, cultural and entertainment venues, as well as traditional institutions of learning, education, and training). This chapter(More)
In this paper we report on an exploration of how to apply the theory of Slow Design to mass produced products to establish more mindful usage of products; the intention behind this is to promote product attachment and the associated sustainable benefits of long term use. Slow Design is a design philosophy that focuses on promoting well-being for(More)
The authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Lorcan Dempsey, Kerry Blinco, Jon Mason, James Dalziel and many other members of the IMS and CNI communities This is a modest revision of the late 2003 draft of the white paper, incorporating many – but far from all – of the comments that we have received during some of the discussions and reviews of(More)