Miltiadis D. Lytras

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The Internet and its increasing usage has changed informal learning in depth. This change has affected young and older adults in both the workplace and in higher education. But, in spite of this, formal and non formal course based approaches have not taken full advantage of these new informal learning scenarios and technologies. The Web 2.0 is a new way for(More)
The application of emerging digital technologies such as e-mail, the World Wide Web and the Internet in the educational setting has received wide acceptance all over the world. One of the latest technological advancements being considered within the scope of learning is Interactive Digital Television. This paper examines the convergence of Interactive(More)
The digital economy is based on knowledge and the ultimate objective is the reinforcement of performance. The business strategy has been shifted from the management of tangible assets to intangible resources and the traditional competitive position of business units is based on their capacity for effective action. The main conclusion is that a knowledge and(More)
The Semantic Web Research has resulted in the last years in significant outcomes. Various industries have adopted semantic web technologies, while the “deep web” is still pursuing the critical transformation point, in which the majority of data found on deep web will be exploited through semantic web value layers. In this article we analyze the Semantic Web(More)
The Knowledge Society is the new context of our living and working. Towards this milestone, the International Journal of Knowledge and Learning reveals a scientific debate where academics, practitioners, researchers, policy makers, as well as government bodies, industry and nonprofit organisations provide their understanding for the integrated character of(More)
Ontologies have been recognized as a fundamental infrastructure for advanced approaches to Knowledge Management (KM) automation, and the conceptual foundations for them have been discussed in some previous reports. Nonetheless, such conceptual structures should be properly integrated into existing ontological bases, for the practical purpose of providing(More)
Purpose – The paper aims to discuss the critical issue of learning and knowledge convergence in knowledge-intensive organizations, and to provide practical guidelines for effective strategies. Design/methodology/approach – The paper brings together previous research in knowledge management and provides a critique for the lack of integration of previous(More)
In the last decade the evolution of education-related technologies forced an extraordinary interest to new methods of delivering learning content to learners. Several times the role of technology was overestimated, causing a myopic consideration of the critical issues in e-learning. This paper provides an initial discussion of the new research agenda within(More)
Recent work has reintroduced ontology as a research topic in learning theories, as a mean to make explicit the differences and links between existing approaches to the design of learning programs. In the context of technology-supported information systems, ontologies can be represented in machine-understandable form to serve as a basis for automation and(More)