SEMANTICS AND KNOWLEDGE CAPITALIZATION IN ONLINE COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE OF E-LEARNING

Lamia Berkani, Azeddine Chikh, Omar Nouali

Abstract

Knowledge management in Communities of Practice of E-learning (CoPEs) is challenged by several issues: the complexity of knowledge, considered as interdisciplinary (psycho-cognitive, pedagogic, software-oriented, and hardware-oriented), the difficulty to access and reuse that knowledge, and the complexity of the knowledge capitalization process. Most of the knowledge exchanged is mainly tacit, based on direct communication between members, and therefore needs to be elicited and represented in a formal way to be capitalized. Explicit knowledge is generally shared and accessible through the CoPE’s repositories. However, it is not always well elicited and organized. In this paper, we propose an ontology-based framework for capitalizing knowledge for reuse in CoPEs. We show through an example of use how semantics can contribute to the management of the tacit knowledge that the community members own and therefore to the improvement of the learning process in CoPEs.

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Berkani L., Chikh A. and Nouali O. (2011). SEMANTICS AND KNOWLEDGE CAPITALIZATION IN ONLINE COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE OF E-LEARNING . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-81-2, pages 96-104. DOI: 10.5220/0003676500960104


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@conference{kmis11,
author={Lamia Berkani and Azeddine Chikh and Omar Nouali},
title={SEMANTICS AND KNOWLEDGE CAPITALIZATION IN ONLINE COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE OF E-LEARNING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={96-104},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003676500960104},
isbn={978-989-8425-81-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)
TI - SEMANTICS AND KNOWLEDGE CAPITALIZATION IN ONLINE COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE OF E-LEARNING
SN - 978-989-8425-81-2
AU - Berkani L.
AU - Chikh A.
AU - Nouali O.
PY - 2011
SP - 96
EP - 104
DO - 10.5220/0003676500960104