The UK Educational Contexts (UKEC) list provides a set of terms for the environments within which learning and use of learning objects is intended to take place.
The list comprises the following terms:
The UKEC list can be used in IEEE LOM and IMS metadata.
In IEEE LOM metadata, use a term from the UKEC list as a value for the '5.6 context' element within '5. educational'. For example:
<educational> <context> <source>UKEC</source> <value>higher education</value> </context> </educational>
The usage in IMS metadata is as follows:
<context> <source> <langstring xml:lang="x-none">UKEC</langstring> </source> <value> <langstring xml:lang="x-none">higher education</langstring> </value> </context>