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eduWEAVER (E-Learning Independent Courseware System) is defined as (1) a tool for the management of learning objects and courses and (2) as a modelling tool (i.e. an educational modeling language for the design of courses.

See also: educational modelling language, design language, e-learning

Modules made with eduWeaver can be exported to HTML, to SCORM 1.2 and to IMS Content Packaging. An IMS Learning Design version seems to be under prepration (Feb. 2009).

This system is developed at institut für knowledge and business engineering, department of knowledge engineering (dke), University of Vienna and supported by Neue medien in der lehre and Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung

There seems to only a German version. As of Feb 2009 the project seems to be alive.

Desing and modelling

EduWeaver distinguised for levels of design

  • All courses (course map)
  • Course
  • Module
  • Lesson
The four levels of EduWeaver: Source: Guideline

Below is a screen capture from a Video tutorial that shows start of design at module level (with some explanations in yellow)

EduWeaver video tutorial screen capture (module level)

Below is a screen capture from a Vido tutorial that shows design at lesson level.

EduWeaver video tutorial screen capture (lesson level)



See Publications for download (but it's hard to figure where these papers have been published ...)

Acknowledgement: This article or part of this article has been written during a collaboration with the EducTice group of INRP, which attributed a visiting grant to DKS in january 2009.