Cognitive Profiling in Life-Long Learning

Cognitive Profiling in Life-Long Learning

Taiyu Lin (Massey University, New Zealand), Kinshuk (Massey University, New Zealand) and Kinshuk (Massey University, New Zealand)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 11
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch036
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Statistics indicate that the information stored in the world doubles every 2.8 years (Keegan, 2000). The problem every country faces now is not how to create more information, but how to locate and utilise the available information. This amazing phenomenon brings on the dawn of a so-called knowledge economy within which market transactions are facilitated or even driven by knowledge that is acquiring more of the properties of a commodity (Houghton & Sheehan, 2000).

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