Knowledge Management: An Imperative for Schools of Education

Santo, Susan A.
November 2005
TechTrends: Linking Research & Practice to Improve Learning;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p42
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the knowledge management (KM), a concept in which an enterprise consciously and comprehensively gathers, organizes, shares, and analyzes its knowledge in terms of resources, documents, and people skills. In the field of education, it was noted that KM was rarely implemented and little has been written about it in higher education. The benefits and barriers, the basic approaches to KM including (1) information technology perspective, (2) human resources perspective, and (3) integrated perspective, and recommendations for schools of education that are seeing to adopt a KM program are presented to give light on the matter..


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