Matchmaking in Learning Networks: A System to Support Knowledge Sharing

Liesbeth Kester, Peter Van Rosmalen, Peter Sloep, Francis Brouns, Maurice Brouwers, Rob Koper

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    This paper describes a system that matches learning network users with complementary content expertise. It works through the formation of so called ad hoc, transient communities. They are communities that (1) exist for a limited period of time, (2) specifically to fulfill the goal of knowledge sharing. This system supports the social embedding of learners in the Learning Network and stimulates learners to socially interact by sharing knowledge.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2006


    • knowledge sharing
    • learning network
    • ad hoc transient community

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