Developing a math e-learning question specification for sharing questions between different systems

Mitsuru Kawazoe, Kentaro Yoshitomi, Yasuyuki Nakamura, Tetsuo Fukui, Shizuka Shirai, Takahiro Nakahara, Katsuya Kato, Tetsuya Taniguchi


In recent years, e-assessment has become increasingly popular in mathematics education. However, there are several different systems, and hence, the contents need to be developed independently in each system. Sharing contents between different systems is important for the diffusion of math e-learning/assessment systems. This study focuses on sharing computational questions, which are the main contents in most systems. The structure of such questions seems essentially compatible between many systems. Based on this observation, a specification, namely mathematics e-learning question specification (MeLQS) is proposed and described as a common base for developing contents in computer-algebra-system-based mathematics e-learning/assessment systems. Furthermore, the development of authoring tools for MeLQS is reported.


mathematics e-learning system; contents sharing

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