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Ubiquitous and pervasive knowledge and learning management; semantics, social networking and new media to their full potential.


Ubiquitous and pervasive knowledge and learning management; semantics, social networking and new media to their full potential.

Ed. by Miltiadis Lytras and Ambjorn Naeve.

IGI Publishing


324 pages




This is the third volume in a series intended by Lytras (U. of Patras, Greece) and Naeve (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden) to provide the state-of-the-art in knowledge and learning management according to their perception of the key technological enablers that are expected to influence the domain in the coming years. This volume focuses on how mobile and wireless networks, and ubiquitous and pervasive computing in general, support a new generation of knowledge and learning management systems aiming to provide services beyond time or geographical borders. They present 11 papers that discuss "neomillenial" learning styles propagated by wireless handheld devices, lessons learned in mobile education, ubiquitous computing applications in education, using multimedia and virtual reality for web-based collaborative learning on multiple platforms, using emotional intelligence in personalized adaptation, accessing learning content in a mobile systems, a choreographed approach to ubiquitous and pervasive learning, semantic knowledge mining techniques for ubiquitous access media usage analysis, application of knowledge management techniques in manipulating help desk knowledge, and discursive context-aware knowledge and learning management systems.

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