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Knowledge Management and E-Learning - Jay Liebowitz

Knowledge Management and E-Learning

By: Jay Liebowitz (Editor), Michael Frank (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th November 2010
ISBN: 9781439837252
Number Of Pages: 367

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The rapidly growing demand for online courses and supporting technology has resulted in a plethora of structural and functional changes and challenges for universities and colleges. These changes have led many distance education providers to recognize the value of understanding the fundamental concepts of both e-learning and knowledge management (KM)-including the e-learning economic model and how to change the current culture of delivery system providers.

Supplying a complete examination of the synergy between KM and e-learning, Knowledge Management and E-Learning begins by considering KM practices, techniques, and methodologies in e-learning. These chapters explain how knowledge capture, retention, transfer, and sharing can help enhance the e-learning experience.

Edited and written by leading authorities in the fields of knowledge management and e-learning, the book contains international case studies that illustrate the applications of KM to e-learning in businesses, government agencies, and universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia. The text is divided into four parts:

  1. Setting the Stage
  2. Methodologies and Techniques
  3. Case Studies and Applications
  4. Industry Perspectives

This groundbreaking reference discusses the use of digital media engagement and social media to enhance the e-learning experience through the ability to share knowledge among various communities and individuals. It details key KM and social networking methodologies, trends, and technologies. The text concludes with a summary of current and emerging trends by those at the forefront of this rapidly evolving field.

KM and E-Learning: Setting the Stage The Synergy between Knowledge Management and E-Learning, J. Liebowitz and M.S. Frank Knowledge Management and the Mega-University: Engagement of the Adult Learner in the Post-Gutenberg Academy, T.E. Stone Global Trends Affecting Knowledge Management and E-Learning, C. Lord KM and E-Learning: Methodologies and Techniques Assurance of Learning: Demonstrating the Organizational Impact of Knowledge Management and E-Learning, A. Ungaretti and H. Tillberg-Webb A Model for E-Learning and Knowledge Management: The Virtual University at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Y. Heredia and F.J. Cantu A Learning Portfolio Management System for Analyzing Student Web-Based Problem-Solving Behaviors, G.-J. Hwang and J.C.H. Chen The Antecedents and Outcomes of Online Knowledge-Sourcing Behavior: The Influence of Computer Attitudes and Learning Styles, L.-A. Ho and B. Lin From Self-Service to Room Service: Changing the Way We Search, Sift, and Synthesize Information, C.S. Knode and J.-D.W. Knode KM and E-Learning: Case Studies Performance-Based Learning and Knowledge Management in the Workplace, M. Wang, J. Moormann, and S.J.H. Yang Knowledge Management in Agricultural Research: The CGIAR Experience, E. Porcari Experiences and Recommendations on Required Student Knowledge and E-Skills, F. Truyen, J. Vanthienen, and S. Poelmans Harnessing the Web: Social and Personal Learning, S. Porto and A. Kipta Lifelong Learning Links in the ePortfolio, S. Porto and C. Walti Knowledge Management as Professional Development: The Case of the MDE, T. Hulsmann and U. Bernath Knowledge Management, E-Learning, and the Role of the Academic Library, S. Miller Knowledge Management and Continuity of Operations: E-Learning as a Strategy in Disaster Prevention and Emergency Management, C. Schweber KM and E-Learning: Industry Perspectives Knowledge Management (KM) and E-Learning (EL) Growth for Industry and University Outreach Activities via Capstone Projects: Case Studies and Future Trends, J. Betser Knowledge Management and Learning in Industry, T. Howell Virtual Leaders: Born or Made? M. Key and D. Dennis Index

ISBN: 9781439837252
ISBN-10: 1439837252
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 367
Published: 8th November 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1