About this Learning Object

About this Learning Object

This learning object "Key Concepts in Information and Knowledge Management" is designed to introduce a diverse group of international students to the core concepts of information and knowledge management.

This learning object is developed by Sirje Virkus within the Information and Knowledge Management Module of the Digital Library Learning Joint Master Course in 2014.

This learning object has 10 hours of study time and it consists of:

  • Text-based and multimedia-based study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Assignments
  • References
  • Useful Links

Technical Requirements: no special software is required, only flash player (download Adobe Flash Player) is needed.

This learning object consists of the following topics:

  • The concept of information management and knowledge management   
  • The concept of information
  • The concept of knowledge
  • The concept of tacit knowledge and explicit knowledge
  • Characteristics of knowledge
  • Other related concepts
  • Types of knowledge


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