Integration of E-education and Knowledge Management

  • Liyong Wan
  • Chengling Zhao
  • Wei Guo
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 252)


With the realization that knowledge is a core resource, organizations are now attempting to manage knowledge in a more systematic and more effective way. However, managing knowledge is not always an easy task. In particular contexts, such as online e-education, knowledge is distributed across both time and space and may be constrained by social, cultural and language differences. This paper demonstrated the common characters of knowledge management and e-education, and proposed the current potential problems in e-education. The authors tried to develop a set of guidelines to help overcome problems using tools and techniques from KM, they proposed three strategies: corporate explicit knowledge and tacit knowledge; use the theory of KM to guide e-education resource management; use the theory of KM to guide e-education resource management. These strategies will help us to develop a better e-education framework.


Knowledge Management Tacit Knowledge Knowledge Translation Explicit Knowledge Knowledge Repository 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liyong Wan
    • 1
  • Chengling Zhao
    • 2
  • Wei Guo
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Humanity and Social ScienceWuhan University of Science and EngineeringWuhanChina
  2. 2.Department of Inforamtion TechonologyCentral China Normal UniverstiyWuhanChina

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