Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/11/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Social Network Analysis: What to Map. A lot of work has been done in the past couple of years in the field of Social Network Analysis (SNA) -- the assessment of the real person-to-person links in and between organizations and groups, as distinct from the ones that you might expect to see from the 'official' organization charts. The Knowledge Sharing Toolkit.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/18/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Employees' personal connections can be as valuable as their individual knowledge base. Social network analysis, or SNA, helps maximize a company's collective smarts. It's iPod's Revolution: We Just Live in It. It's hard to recall any branded recreational product that ever carried the cultural oomph that the iPod now has. Who Knows Whom, And Who Knows What? Learning innovations.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/23/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT - Who Knows Whom, And Who Knows What? Employees' personal connections can be as valuable as their individual knowledge base. Social network analysis, or SNA, helps maximize a company's collective smarts. History is written by the winners - not any more it isn't? Basically, Wikipedia is perhaps the finest public example around of a community editable web page (a wiki) in action. How Bloggers Can Help Defeat Anti-Intellectualism.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/07/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Social Network Analysis is a set of survey methods and statistics that reveals the hidden connections between people. Challenging The Primacy Of Lectures: The Dissonance Between Theory And Practice In University Teaching (via Stephen's Web ) Current practice in universities foregrounds the traditional lecture, tutorial, examination approach to teaching. It's Who You Know.

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Merger mania in and around eLearning

The Learning Circuits

All of this comes of the heels of SkillSoft releasing SkillSoft Dialogue , their version of a virtual classroom and NETg buying KnowledgeNet last year for their virtual classroom technology/LMS resulting in their Knowledge Now suite. I always said while at SkillSoft/SmartForce/CBT Systems that the value of SkillSoft is not the 5000+ hours of training but the fact that you could potentially tap into the collective knowledge of their 3 million users.

Co-creation

Jay Cross

“learning (co-creation of knowledge)&#. “If we look at learners positively, we see that their learning creates new knowledge. social software apps. social network analysis. Co nnectivism, recently coined by George Siemens, makes it explicit that the learner is augmented with connections to networks of people and information. It’s new thought being wired into the brain’s network. ( Fortune Magazine ).