Although Weller applies this thinking to VLEs the same must apply to e-portfolios.
- Exchange of learning resources
- Passing of data between institutions
- Multiple platforms
- Software applications that communicate with other students
The argument for standardisation is made in relation to electricity plugs.
- platform agnostic
- language agnostic
- IPR terms to share
Modularisation – like music through Napster and the commercially through iTunes.
- development tools
Is interoperability in relation to the transferability of data and resources like issues of access for disabled people?
Transferability adds a dimension from a point moving forward, as well as going back, and weaving across.