Knowledge Management, Information Systems, E-Learning, and Sustainability Research: Third World Summit on the Knowledge Society, WSKS 2010, Corfu, Gre by Miltiadis D. LytrasKnowledge Management, Information Systems, E-Learning, and Sustainability Research: Third World Summit on the Knowledge Society, WSKS 2010, Corfu, Gre by Miltiadis D. Lytras

Knowledge Management, Information Systems, E-Learning, and Sustainability Research: Third World…

byMiltiadis D. Lytras

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It is a great pleasure to share with you the Springer CCIS 111 proceedings of the Third World Summit on the Knowledge Society--WSKS 2010--that was organized by the International Scientific Council for the Knowledge Society, and supported by the Open Research Society, NGO, ( and the Int- national Journal of the Knowledge Society Research, (, and took place in Aquis Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel, on Corfu island, Greece, September 22-24, 2010. The Third World Summit on the Knowledge Society (WSKS 2010) was an inter- tional scientific event devoted to promoting the dialogue on the main aspects of the knowledge society towards a better world for all. The multidimensional economic and social crisis of the last couple years brings to the fore the need to discuss in depth new policies and strategies for a human-centric developmental process in the global c- text. This annual summit brings together key stakeholders of knowledge society dev- opment worldwide, from academia, industry, government, policy makers, and active citizens to look at the impact and prospects of it information technology, and the knowledge-based era it is creating, on key facets of living, working, learning, innovating, and collaborating in today's hyper-complex world.
Title:Knowledge Management, Information Systems, E-Learning, and Sustainability Research: Third World…Format:PaperbackDimensions:607 pagesPublished:October 6, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Generic Competences for the IT Knowledge Workers: A Study from the Field.- Ontology-Based Modelling of Ocean Satellite Images.- Use of the Question and Test Specification to Define Adaptive Test.- A Survey on Ontology Metrics.- The Impact of Team Project on Students' Learning: An Analysis of a Global IT Management Course.- LONS: Learning Object Negotiation System.- Knowledge Services for Knowledge Workers.- Towards an Ontology for the Description of Learning Resources on Disaster Risk Reduction.- Designing an Instrument to Measure the QoS of a Spanish Virtual Store.- The Applications of Mindfulness with Students of Secondary School: Results on the Academic Performance, Self-concept and Anxiety.- An Infrastructure Approach for the Evaluation of E-Learning.- Metadata and Ontologies in Learning Resources Design.- Open Integrated Personal Learning Environment: Towards a New Conception of the ICT-Based Learning Processes.- An Assessment of Node Classification Accuracy in Social Networks Using Label-Dependent Feature Extraction.- Improving Web Search and Navigation Using Summarization Process.- PRIOR-WK&E: Social Software for Policy Making in the Knowledge Society.- Learning Assessment Using Wikis: Integrated or LMS Independent?.- How to Analyze Company Using Social Network?.- Teacher, What Do You Mean by "Creativity"? An Italian Survey on the Use of ICT to Foster Student Creativity.- Turisbook: Social Network of Tourism with Geographical Information.- Sustaining Tunisian SMEs' Competitiveness in the Knowledge Society.- An Approach to Metadata Generation for Learning Objects.- Web-Based Learning Information System for Web 3.0.- Immersive Environments - A Connectivist Approach.- ICT-Supported Education; Learning Styles for Individual Knowledge Building.- Effective Design and Evaluation of Serious Games: The Case of the e-VITA Project.- A Method for Group Extraction in Complex Social Networks.- Usability Evaluation of Web-Based Collaboration Support Systems: The Case of CoPe_it!.- User Interface Composition with COTS-UI and Trading Approaches: Application for Web-Based Environmental Information Systems.- A Module for Adaptive Course Configuration and Assessment in Moodle.- User Acceptance of a Software Tool for Decision Making in IT Outsourcing: A Qualitative Study in Large Companies from Sweden.- Cubic Satellites, Vanguard Technology Integration, an Educational Opportunity of Modernization in Mexico.- Using Learning Objects in Games.- E-MEMORAe2.0: A Web Platform Dedicated to Organizational Learning Needs.- Approaches to Learning and Kolb's Learning Styles of Undergraduates with Better Grades.- Semantically Enriched Tools for the Knowledge Society: Case of Project Management and Presentation.- Application of Scientific Approaches for Evaluation of Quality of Learning Objects in eQNet Project.- Empowering the Design and the Sharing of Learning Plans by Means of Net Technologies: The IAMEL System.- Survey on Intelligent Assistance for Workplace Learning in Software Engineering.- V-NIP Ceaser: Video Stabilization System.- Using Wikis to Learn Computer Programming.- The Enterprise 2.0 Concept: Challenges on Data and Information Security.- Development of a Sensor Network System for Industrial Technology Education.- A Study of Successful and Unsuccessful Online Learning Environment Experiences.- Assistance System for Disabled People: A Robot Controlled by Blinking and Wireless Link.- Security System Technologies Applied to Ambient Assisted Living.- E-Commerce Sites: Use Intention by Brazilian Users.- Instructional Leadership and Schools Effectiveness.- Conversation Threads Hidden within Email Server Logs.- Mobile System to Guide Blind People in a Well-Known Environment.- Indexing Moving Objects: A Real Time Approach.- The Study in Group: A Case.- A Criticism on the Bologna's Learning Strategies.- Application of Scientific Approaches for Evaluation of Quality of Learning Objects in eQNet Project.- Exploring Learning through Audience Interaction in Virtual Reality Dome Theaters.- Students' Everyday Use of Web 2.0 Collaboration Tools and Use within Moodle.- Enhancing Collaborative Learning through Group Intelligence Software.- A Queuing Theory and Systems Modeling Course Based on Unified Modeling Language (UML).- 'The Lived Experience of Climate Change´: An Interdisciplinary and Competence-Based Masters Track Using Open Educational Resources and Virtual Mobility.- Student Performance in Online Project Management Courses: A Data Mining Approach.- Effects of Digital Footprint on Career Management: Evidence from Social Media in Business Education.- Design of a Learning Environment for Management Education.- An Approach to Curriculum Design for Computer Science.- 3D Visualization in Elementary Education Astronomy: Teaching Urban Second Graders about the Sun, Earth, and Moon.- Applying CIPP Model for Learning-Object Management.- An Interactive Learning Environment for Teaching the Imperative and Object-Oriented Programming Techniques in Various Learning Contexts.- An Empirical Study of IT Use in Pakistani Civil Society Organizations.- Towards Understanding IT Needs of Social Activists: The Case of the World Social Forum 2006 Organizing Process.- Assessing the Liquidity of Firms: Robust Neural Network Regression as an Alternative to the Current Ratio.- An Innovation Teaching Experience Following Guidelines of European Space of Higher Education in the Interactive Learning.- An Ontology-Based Framework for Web Service Integration and Delivery to Mobility Impaired Users.- Knowledge Management through the Equilibrium Pattern Model for Learning.- Accelerated Modular Multiplication Algorithm of Large Word Length Numbers with a Fixed Module.- Check Sum Optimization for Transmission and Storage of Digital Information.- A Web-Based Learning Information System Resource and Knowledge Management.