Knowledge Management and E-Learning

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367 pages

Book Description

The rapidly growing demand for online courses and supporting has resulted in a plethora of structural and functional changes and challenges for universities and colleges. These changes have led many distance providers to recognize the value of understanding the fundamental concepts of both e-learning and knowledge (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:

  • Setting the Stage
  • Methodologies and Techniques
  • Case Studies and Applications
  • Industry Perspectives

This groundbreaking reference discusses the use of 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 methodologies, trends, and technologies. The text concludes with a summary of current and emerging trends by those at the of this rapidly evolving field.

Book Details

  • Title: Knowledge Management and E-Learning
  • Length: 367 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2010-11-08
  • ISBN-10: 1439837252
  • ISBN-13: 9781439837252