An Integrated Social Interactive Tool to Improve Knowledge Sharing among Students

DS 78: Proceedings of the 16th International conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE14), Design Education and Human Technology Relations, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 04-05.09.2014

Year: 2014
Editor: Erik Bohemia, Arthur Eger, Wouter Eggink, Ahmed Kovacevic, Brian Parkinson, Wessel Wits
Author: Kiat Bong, Way; Yang, Xiangyang; Yang, Yang; Zhao, Anqi; Chen, Weiqin
Series: E&PDE
Institution: Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Technology, Art and Science, Oslo and Akershus, University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Section: Social Aspects of Design Education
Page(s): 147-152
ISBN: 978-1-904670-56-8


Knowledge sharing is important to students in their learning process. However, students come from different background and cultures, speak different languages and work or study in different ways. They need to use many websites or tools to achieve the aim of their knowledge sharing. All these are problematic and time-consuming to students. Therefore, an integrated tool would be preferable to overcome these issues and thus, promote knowledge sharing between them. This paper presents the literature review, survey and interview on which the design of an integrated knowledge sharing tool, Mybook, was based as well as the user testing of Mybook with students.

Keywords: Social interactive tool, knowledge sharing


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