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Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management: Strategies Beyond Tools

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In the last years, knowledge and learning management have made a significant impact on the IT research community. Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management: Strategies Beyond Tools presents learning and knowledge management from a point of view where the basic tools and applications are provided by open source technologies. Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management: Strategies Beyond Tools explains an intense orientation to the critical issues of the open source paradigm: open source tools, ...
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Overview

In the last years, knowledge and learning management have made a significant impact on the IT research community. Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management: Strategies Beyond Tools presents learning and knowledge management from a point of view where the basic tools and applications are provided by open source technologies. Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management: Strategies Beyond Tools explains an intense orientation to the critical issues of the open source paradigm: open source tools, applications, social networks, and knowledge sharing in open source communities. Open source technologies, tools, and applications are analyzed in the context of knowledge and learning, and this convergence formulates a challenging landscape for the deployment of information technology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599041186
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Pages: 402
  • Product dimensions: 6.94 (w) x 9.47 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     viii
Preface     xiv
Acknowledgments     xxiii
Open Source Software Basics: An Overview of a Revolutionary Research Context   Eirini Kalliamvakou     1
Of Experts and Apprentices: Learning from the KDE Community   Christian Reinhardt   Andrea Hemetsberger     16
Riki: A System for Knowledge Transfer and Reuse in Software Engineering Projects   Jorg Rech   Eric Ras   Bjorn Decker     52
Human-Centered Design of a Semantically Enabled Knowledge Management System for Agile Software Engineering   Christian Hocht   Jorg Rech     122
Making Knowledge Management Systems Open: A Case Study of the Role of Open Source Software   Tom Butler   Joseph Feller   Andrew Pope   Ciaran Murphy     150
Evaluating Open Source in Government: Methodological Considerations in Strategizing the Use of Open Source in the Public Sector   Christian Wernberg-Tougaard   Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz   Kristoffer Herning   John Gotze     175
Open Culture for Education and Research Environment   Ernesto Damiani   Paul G. Mezey   Paolo M. Pumilia   Anna Maria Tammaro     219
European National Educational School Authorities' Actions RegardingOpen Content and Open Source Software in Education   Riina Vuorikari   Karl Sarnow     245
Using Open Source to Building and Accessing Learning Objects and Online Courses   Christos Bouras   Maria Nani     266
The Development of the OpenACS Community   Neophytos Demetriou   Stefan Koch   Gustaf Neumann     298
The Galilei Platform: Social Browsing to Build Communities of Interests and Share Relevant Information and Expertise   Pascal Francq     319
Making Government Policies for Education Possible by Means of Open Source Technology: A Successful Case   Marcos A. Castilho   Marcos S. Sunye   Daniel Weingaerter   Luis Carlos Erpen de Bona   Fabiano Silva   Alexandre Direne   Laura Sanchez Garcia   Andre Guedes   Carlos Carvalho     343
A Social Constructionist Approach to Learning Communities: Moodle   Marc Alier Forment     369
About the Authors     382
Index     392
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