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Using Wikis for Knowledge Management

, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


Knowledge is a commodity that everyone has. It is acquired as a result of both formal and informal learning activities and through processes of thinking, observation and experiment. The nature, amount and quality of a person’s knowledge will vary from one individual to another and will strongly influence his/her ability to solve problems. Increasingly, problem-solving activity is becoming dependent upon the ease with which those involved can share and manage electronic representations of their knowledge. This paper discusses and describes the utility of wikis as a resource for achieving these objectives.


Barker, P. (2008). Using Wikis for Knowledge Management. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3604-3613). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 22, 2019 from .