Title: Common training architecture: technical standards in systems for learning

Authors: Peter Zorkoczy

Addresses: Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, Bucks MK7 6AA, UK

Abstract: This paper provides an outline (for detailed description see Reference 1) of the Common Training Architecture (CTA), developed as part of the European Commission|s DELTA Program. Section 1 describes the objectives and origins of the CTA. Section 2 provides a brief overview of the architectural approach taken by CTA. Section 3 gives examples of the application of the approach, and Section 4 summarises the benefits to be gained from adopting standards-based open systems in technology-supported education and training.

Keywords: training; technology-supported learning; standards; CTA; Common Training Architecture; DELTA; open systems.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1997.030258

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1997 Vol.7 No.2, pp.165 - 175

Available online: 12 Dec 2009 *

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