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CanCore Guidelines: Meta-Metadata

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CanCore Guidelines Version 2.0: Meta-Metadata
Category

History of Meta-Metadata Category Element
Date
Version
Comment
June 6, 2002
1.1
Based on IMS Learning
Resource Meta-data 1.2.1
February 6, 2003
1.8
Based on IEEE 1484.12.1
LOM; new formatting applied
June 22, 2003
1.9
Revisions; examples added
November 21, 2003 2.0
Final revisions incorporating feedback Person
Sue Fisher
Norm Friesen
Norm Friesen
Norm Friesen

Use of Meta-Metadata Category Elements in Other Application Profiles
Element

CanCore

SCORM

Curriculum
Online

TLF

SingCORE

3:Meta-Metadata
3.1:Identifier
3.1.1:Catalog
3.1.2:Entry
3.2:Contribute
3.2.1:Role
3.2.2:Entity
3.2.3:Date
3.3:Metadata
Schema
3.4:Language

Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y

M
M
M
M
O
O
O
O
M

M
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
O

M
N
N
N
Y
O
O
O
N

Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y

UK
LOM
Core
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
M

Y

O

O

M

Y

M

Legend
Y = Yes, Included in Subset
O = Optional
N = No, Not Included in Subset
M = Mandatory
D = Draft Status
DC = Dublin Core

CanCore Guidelines for the Implementation of Learning Object Metadata (IEEE 1484.12.1-2002)
Written by Dr. Norm Friesen, Sue Fisher, and Anthony Roberts
Version 2.0 www.cancore.org

Dublin
Core

CanCore Guidelines: Meta-Metadata

3:Meta-Metadata
Explanation

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Size

This category describes this metadata record itself (rather than the learning object that this record describes).

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Order
Unspecified

Value Datatype
Space
-

This category describes how the metadata instance can be identified; who created this metadata instance; and how, when, and with what references.
NOTE: This is not the information that describes the learning object itself.

This element category describes the metadata record being created. It uses elements and element aggregations identical or similar to those in the General and Life Cycle categories. The sub-elements in this category are:
3.1:Identifier
3.1.1:Catalog
3.1.2:Entry
3.2:Contribute
3.2.1:Role
3.2.2:Entity
3.2.3:Date
3.3:Metadata Schema
3.4:Language
Elements listed in bold are included in the CanCore application profile.
Example


Identifier:
Catalog: OurLOR http://www.lor.ca
Entry: JF-CAFI3376
Contribute:
Role: creator
Entity: Doe, J.; Our University
Date: 2003-10-30
Contribute:
Role: validator
Entity: Smith, Mary
Date: 2003-11-03
Contribute:
Role: validator
Entity: Altova
Date: 2003-11-03
Metadata schema: LOMv1.0
Metadata schema: CanCorev2.0

CanCore Guidelines for the Implementation of Learning Object Metadata (IEEE 1484.12.1-2002)
Written by Dr. Norm Friesen, Sue Fisher, and Anthony Roberts
Version 2.0 www.cancore.org

CanCore Guidelines: Meta-Metadata

XML Example


OurLOR http://www.lor.ca
JF-CAFI3376



LOMv1.0
creator


BEGIN:VCARD
VERSION:3.0
N:Doe;J.;
FN:J. Doe
ORG:Our University
END:VCARD


2003-10-30




LOMv1.0
validator


BEGIN:VCARD
VERSION:3.0
N:Smith;Mary;
FN:Mary Smith
ORG:None
END:VCARD


2003-11-03




LOMv1.0
validator


BEGIN:VCARD
VERSION:3.0
N:None;
FN:None
CanCore Guidelines for the Implementation of Learning Object Metadata (IEEE 1484.12.1-2002)
Written by Dr. Norm Friesen, Sue Fisher, and Anthony Roberts
Version 2.0 www.cancore.org

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ORG:Altova
END:VCARD


2003-11-30


LOMv1.0
CanCorev2.0
eng


CanCore Guidelines for the Implementation of Learning Object Metadata (IEEE 1484.12.1-2002)
Written by Dr. Norm Friesen, Sue Fisher, and Anthony Roberts
Version 2.0 www.cancore.org

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