SS 496-8:2005

eLearning framework - Guidelines on common competencies for e-learning professionals


Covers the common competencies expected from e-learning professionals so that they can perform tasks like project management, instructional design, e-tutoring, technical development, etc. Aims to create a common understanding of the competencies that are required to perform the various e-learning tasks.

Introduces a universally acceptable information model to allow the creation, exchange and reuse of competency definitions in applications such as Learning Management Systems, Human Resource Systems, Training Management Systems, competency or skills repositories, learning content, etc.


Users may wish to refer to the following websites for the updated industry specifications: a)IMS Global Inc Examples: Meta-data, content packaging, enterprise, competency definitions b)AICC especially the CMI-5 – The next generation eLearning interoperability specification being developed to replace existing AICC & SCORM specifications c)Dublin Core Metadata Initiative d)eBook Publication Specification from the International Digital Publication Forum (IDPF) e)SCORM 2004 4th Edition f)SCORM 1.2


Status Withdrawn - 14 Jan 2014
Edition 2005
No. of Pages 40
ICS Classification 35.240.99 IT applications in other fields
Committee Information Technology Standards Committee
Available for Purchase unknown
Adoption -