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Encouraging knowledge sharing using web 2.0 technologies in higher education: a survey

Oyefolahan, Ishaq Oyebisi (2014) Encouraging knowledge sharing using web 2.0 technologies in higher education: a survey. International Journal of Managing Information Technology (IJMIT), 6 (2). pp. 19-28. ISSN 0975-5586 (O) 0975-5926 (P)

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As the technology continuous to advance, new technologies have emerged with the capability to revolutionize knowledge sharing practices. Web 2.0 exemplifies such new technologies, which provides dynamic way of interactions of people and businesses. In learning environment, Web 2.0 technologies support and enhance teaching and learning of students. Therefore, the main aim of this study focuses on the determining the ways to encourage knowledge sharing through web 2.0 technologies from students’ point of views. A total of 287 students responded to the online questionnaire in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Descriptive statistics was used in data analysis. The results show that students used web 2.0 technologies in learning and sharing knowledge among them. In addition, the study found eight items on ways to encourage and enhance knowledge sharing among students in the University. These items include Create Awareness, Provide facilities, Internet Accessibility, Ease of use, Encourage Teamwork, Materials Availability, Improved and Response, and Motivation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6889/37640
Uncontrolled Keywords: Web 2.0, Higher Education, Knowledge Sharing, Students
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.5 Information technology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: Dr. Ishaq Oyebisi Oyefolahan
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2014 09:16
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2018 08:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/37640

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