General Information:

Instructor: Don Turnbull

Phone: (512) 232-3508
Office: SZB 562C
Office Hours: by appointment

Class Meeting Times: 12:00 - 3:00PM, Tuesday
Classroom: SZB 546
Course Website:

TA: Larry Archer


This course surveys Knowledge Management systems that enable the access and coordination of knowledge assets. Technologies reviewed will include intranets, groupware, weblogs, instant messaging, content management systems and email in both individual and organizational contexts. Students will use these KM technologies, review case studies, research methods of knowledge organization and analyze and design KM processes and systems.

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  • Participate generously in discussions, attend class regularly, and complete assignments according to the course schedule.
  • Understand the history, state-of-the-art and future of Knowledge Management System applications.
  • Use and evaluate Knowledge Management Systems to facilitate individual and group work.
  • Develop a thorough review of Knowledge Management application type, both historical and speculative.
  • Review a book related to the topics discussed in this course.
  • Originate and distribute research on a Knowledge Management System topic.

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Recommended (not required)

Book Report Book Options (not required)

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