International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215


How knowledge management adds critical value to e-learning media

Khalid Alrawi1*, Ahmed Alrawi2 and Waleed Alrawi3
1American University in the Emirates, P. O. Box: 503000, United Arab Emirates, Dubai. 2College of Management and Economic, Al-Anbar University, Iraq. 3Al-Khawarismi International College, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 16 January 2012
  •  Published: 05 March 2012


Media is the combination of text, images, animations, digital library, which is now a standard part of most computer applications. Education media can be a great tool to improve teaching and learning. A growing number of educational institutions (EI) are developing a new learning culture, as they realize that getting an institution's learning capacity to gain momentum is not that easy. It is not just a question of installing a new learning instruments or knowledge management (KM) technologies; it requires overcoming the difficulties in the selection and evaluation of e-learning process media. The model presented in this paper combines e-learning and KM into adaptable framework that provides integrated support end effect on various medias involved in the education systems. The model is a suggestion to improve teaching and learning process and how KM adds a successful help for educational consumers in selecting and evaluating e-learning media. This paper is also concerned with three key ideas: the growing importance of e-learning as knowledge scaffoldering, the emerging significance of KM practice in informing strategic directions, and the effects of KM on e-learning media development.


Key words: Knowledge management, media, e-learning, educational multimedia.