Mason, Robert T.
Plantz-Masters, Shari A.
Hart, Douglas I.
College for Professional Studies
MS Information Technology Management
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
This study investigates XML as a single source, recommending solutions and defining future needs for educators to manage student-centered educational content for diverse user preferences and multi-modal delivery. This research proposes a simplified XML single source model for educational course content management and XSL transformation of course material into multi-modal display/output that enables student-centered learning. The reviewed literature exposed four problem areas related to content management in which an XML single source might be a solution. Reviewed and synthesized literature related to XML into a cubed relationship with opposing the sides of the cube (content management/single source, corporate goals/educational goals and reuse/re-purpose) compared and contrasted. The result points to the need for a simplified XML model in order to realize the potential of educational goals for student-centered transformations (re-purposing content) and to future proof content management that is device independent and provides possible solutions to the problem areas in content management and technology management of course material.
Date of Award
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Taylor, Tamara K., "Simplified Single Source Xml Model: for Student-Centered Educational Content Management" (2012). Student Publications. 634.