Facilitating Knowledge Sharing in Distance Learning

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 407)


The integration between knowledge management (KM) and e-learning is a new trend in higher education. In this paper, we introduce our experiences in facilitating knowledge sharing (KS) in e-learning through new information systems. Based on the analysis on the research trends on the KM/e-learning linkage, we discuss the requirements in KM and some impact factors in the university. We make our experiments in facilitating KS with two systems, one is learning management system, and another one is private cloud-based document sharing system. By integrating across over terminal, document sharing, knowledge dynamical representation, grouping and interaction, the new e-learning environment improve KS to some degree in distance learning in the university.


knowledge management e-learning system knowledge sharing integration distance learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Le Jun
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  1. 1.Information Network CenterGuangdong Radio & TV UniversityGuangzhouP.R. of China

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