A Study of Verifying Knowledge Reuse Path Using SEM

  • Hung-Jen Yang
  • Hsieh-Hua Yang
  • Jui-Chen Yu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 27)


The purpose of this study is to apply SEM to identify the path structure of knowledge reuse of senior vocational high IT major students. An investigation research method was applied to collect data for creating a theoretical model and then was tested with LISREL 8.52. The test result of the SEM fit well. Based on the SEM, a knowledge reuse model was revealed. Both the theory model and the verified model are discussed. These results suggest to us that the knowledge reuse path of senior vocational high students is a two-path model, from capture to both packaging and distributing. In the second level, packaging would affect distributing. The packaging knowledge would act as an intermediate variable to be a transferring path from collecting knowledge to distributing knowledge.


Structural Equation Modeling Personal Knowledge Manifest Variable Nominal Group Technique Major Student 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial Technology EducationNational Kaohsiung Normal UniversityKaohsiung CountyROC
  2. 2.Department of Health Care AdministrationChang Jung Christian UniversityKway JenROC
  3. 3.National Science and Technology MuseumKaohsiungROC

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