A Process-Oriented Framework for Knowledge-Centered Support in Field Experience Management

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 172)


In this paper, the author discusses an exploratory study to provide IT support for field experience management using a process-oriented field experience knowledge management framework. This framework is structured around three sequential non-lineal phases: (1) before: preparing, searching and placement; (2) during: Supervising, tracking progress and providing feedback; and (3) after: Reflecting, assessment and reporting. Based on the proposed framework, the author constructed a knowledge-centered prototype system to support the field experience tracking and administration process. The paper also presents an evaluative performance of the system and discusses the implications. The results show that the proposed framework is valuable and can be used to guide and facilitate knowledge-center support system development in the area of field experience management.


Knowledge-Centered Support Field Experience Management Process-oriented Framework 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information Technology and Decision SciencesOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA

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