Metadata Collections & QA

Annotation types (definitions) - version 1.0.00

Assessment strategy - information intended to help educators deploy effective strategies to assess learning

Bias - an indication that resource content may have: (1) factual (e.g. not just scientific) errors, (2) be in conflict with generally accepted scientific thought, (3) seems self-promoting or (4) seems to have a political, social or religious agenda

Challenging audience - information about the effectiveness of a resource with a specific audience

Comment - a remark, explanation, advice, opinion, attitude, fact, proposed change, question or additional resource information

Editor's summary - a summary of evaluative information (qualitative or quantitative) that may describe the strengths, weaknesses, pedagogical effectiveness, best uses for or general characteristics of a resource

Educational standard - an indication that the resource meets, supports or aligns with an educational standard, that is, a level of achievement determined by a professional group to which learners are expected to aspire too

Example - a description or link to another resource that illustrates the resource content in a demonstrative way

Misconception - information intended to help educators anticipate, detect and overcome common student misconceptions

Quantitative information - numerical information about a resource

Review - a formal or informal evaluation of a resource

See also - a reference to another resource

Skill - information intended to help educators foster a student skill needed for optimal resource use

Teaching tip - information for using or modifying the resource within teaching or learning environments

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Last updated: 2005-11-23