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Effect of demographic factors on knowledge creation processes in learning management system among postgraduate students

Ahmad, Mazida and Abu Bakar, Juliana Aida and Yahya, Noor Izzah and Yusof, Norhana and Zulkifli, Abdul Nasir (2011) Effect of demographic factors on knowledge creation processes in learning management system among postgraduate students. In: Conference on Open Systems (ICOS2011), September 25-28, 2011, Langkawi, Kedah Malaysia.

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Analyzing data from top Japanese industries, Nonaka and Takeuchi concluded that knowledge creation involves the processes of interaction and transaction of tacit and explicit knowledge between experts and novices that employ the processes of Socialization, Externalization, Combination, and Internalization (SECI).The SECI model is appealing but has not been shown to be applicable to the field of education.Thus, this study investigated whether the SECI model could explain the knowledge creation processes in education for demographic factors in online Learning Management System (LMS) supported postgraduate courses.The sample comprised 160 postgraduate students enrolled in LMS-supported courses in higher learning institution.Data was analyzed using statistical analysis such as independence samples t-test and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA).It was found that the Socialization process has significant difference in the scores for all the demographic factors. These findings suggest that for Socialization process, careful review of LMS-supported teaching method among the postgraduate students should be undertaken to harness the knowledge creation processes from lecturers as experts to students as novices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Print ISBN: 978-1-61284-931-7
Uncontrolled Keywords: s-component; knowledge creation; Learning Management System (LMS); demographic factors
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Mazida Ahmad
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2015 08:51
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2015 08:51
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15342

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