Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL)

Journal Metrics (Scopus):
2014 SJR (SCImago Journal Rank): 0.359 | Ranking: 82/155 Management of Technology and Innovation | 411/914 Education
2014 SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper): 0.64 | Ranking: 77/118 Management of Technology and Innovation | 401/687 Education                                                                                                                      

As of 30 March 2016, the journal has published 259 articles, and received more than 862,368 full-text downloads; 81 articles published in KM&EL have been cited 177 times by 105 SSCI/SCIE indexed journals.



Maggie M. Wang, The University of Hong Kong
Stephen J. H. Yang, National Central University



Knowledge Management & E-Learning (KM&EL) is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal that aims to publish latest and quality research articles in the multidisciplinary area of knowledge management and electronic learning. We hope to foster a platform for leading research in the emerging new landscape of knowledge intensive economy, which requires the integration of knowledge and learning.



The KM&EL Journal is indexed and abstracted in:

• Cabell's Directory

• Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
• EBSCO Open Access Journals

• EBSCO Open Access Education Collection
• Educational Research Abstracts

• Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA ID: 42165)
• Google Scholar
• The Index of Information Systems Journals

• Scopus (Elsevier)
• Ulrich's Periodicals Directory


The Journal will be published in March, June, September, and December, 4 issues per year.


ISSN 2073-7904


Vol 8, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


Special Issue on “Models, technologies and approaches toward widening the open access to learning and education” PDF
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Editorial: Models, technologies and approaches toward widening the open access to learning and education PDF
Rachid Benlamri, Fanny Klett (IEEE Fellow), Minhong Wang 1-9
The role of open educational resources in the eLearning movement PDF
Maedeh Mosharraf, Fattaneh Taghiyareh 10-21
Growing the intention to adopt educational innovations: An empirical study PDF
David M. Bourrie, L. Allison Jones-Farmer, Chetan S. Sankar 22-38
The use of serious gaming for open learning environments PDF
Janet Lunn, Mohammed Khalaf, Abir Jaafar Hussain, Dhiya Al-Jumeily, Anthony Pich, Sarah McCarthy 39-54
Leveraging open-source technology and adapting open eLearning content to improve the knowledge and motivation of Ghana’s rural nurses PDF
Lisa Mwaikambo, Akuba Dolphyne 55-67
An open learning system for special needs education PDF
Dhiya Al-Jumeily, Abir Jaafar Hussain, Omar Abuelmaatti, Paul Fergus, Janet Lunn 68-85
Open organizational learning: Stakeholder knowledge for process development PDF
Christian Stary 86-108
The use of MOOCs to support personalized learning: An application in the technology entrepreneurship field PDF
Federica Cirulli, Gianluca Elia, Gianluca Lorenzo, Alessandro Margherita, Gianluca Solazzo 109-123
Towards a service system for social innovation in education: A possible application of MOOCs PDF
Md. Abul Kalam Siddike, Youji Kohda 124-137
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Navigating the Benford Labyrinth: A big-data analytic protocol illustrated using the academic library context PDF
Michael Halperin, Edward J. Lusk 138-157
A supply sided analysis of leading MOOC platforms and universities PDF
Georg Peters, Jan Seruga 158-181
Affinity-based learning object retrieval in an e-learning environment using evolutionary learner profile PDF
V. R. Raghuveer, B. K. Tripathy 182-199
ICT for e-learning in three higher education institutions in Tanzania PDF
Michael P. J. Mahenge, Camilius Sanga 200-212

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Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL)
ISSN 2073-7904


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