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Title: "Learning Technology Standards Adoption how to Improve Process and Product Legitimacy"
Authors: Tore Hoel Oslo University College
Paul Hollins Centre for Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, Institute for Educational Cybernetics/ University of Bolton
Publication Date: July 1 2008
Free/Fee: Free Access
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Abstract: Standardisation of learning technologies as a coordinated design activity needs legitimacy to attract the necessary support from its stakeholders. This paper identifies the need for a theoretical model of such standardisation and offers an analysis of two pivotal concepts in such a theory, process legitimacy and product legitimacy. Comparing the development of two specifications from Norway and Britain the authors proposes a reframing of an existing theory of input and output legitimacy, focusing more on the technical characteristics and the enactment status of the standard at hand.
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