I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. Capturing Knowledge.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today. Open access journals, with credible-sounding names from historically reputable publishers, will apparently publish anything for a fee, as exposed by a “sting” operation by Science Magazine (published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science). Having an informed opinion, the result of critical thinking, is a core component of personal knowledge management.

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Why You Must Document Your Workplace Scenarios

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Get Write: Document Your Workplace Scenarios There is a simple little method you can use to help remind you about the type of workplace knowledge you should be jotting down, and I call it the P^3 (P to the 3rd Power) Method. It's a great place to start if you're not trying to overwhelm yourself with the whole concept of knowledge management. Or you can always try a more traditional approach: work journals. Knowledge Management

The dynamics of managing/nurturing networks of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Keeping the Wheels Turning: The Dynamics of Managing Networks of Practice. Journal of Management Studies, 47(1), 85-108 The authors make a distinction between NoPs and CoPs; networks of practice and communities of practice. CoP or NoP doesn't matter, there are important insights into the management interventions to support NoPs (or CoPs I'd say.). The research question was: how can intra-organizational NoPs be managed without being 'killed' ?

A Recipe for Modern Learning: Ingredients for a Deliciously Effective Learning Ecosystem

eThink Education

This guest blog post is written by Edcast , an AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud for Unified Discovery, Knowledge Management and Personalized Learning. Employees want and need a new approach for accessing information, gaining knowledge, and building skills. Thankfully, there are numerous options in today’s ever-evolving learning landscape, enabling one to pull together the right ingredients to create a “deliciously” effective learning ecosystem.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have

TalentLMS

Educational technology research journals are now rife with the mandatory technology skills trainers should have. In this article, we’ll share with you a list composed by leading educational technology journals. Look around you and into any education journal you may find. Ten years ago, Laura Turner in The Journal spoke about these skills. A decade later, The Journal revealed an updated list. Knowledge Management Skills.

Knowledge and Learning In The News

Big Dog, Little Dog

The pursuit of knowledge. Journal of Online behavior: An Initial Examination of Observed Verbal Immediacy and Participants' Opinions of Communication Effectiveness in Online Group Interaction. Five best Knowledge Management on-line discussions. Discussion: Knowledge never can be transferred. Stephen Downes on Tags.

How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

With most economies quickly moving towards knowledge-resourced survival strategies, eLearning is the most sought-after knowledge management pedagogy. Having accumulated a wealth of knowledge in an organization, managers are looking for ways to make it available to employees in a meaningful way. Before you begin working on your new eLearning business organization, determine a list of knowledge, learning needs and wants of a typical organization.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

In many other subjects, term papers were effectively show-your-work products that described a train of thought, taking the reader from preliminary premises to the conclusion. Many of us had others in the form of research papers or journal articles. In organizations comprised largely of knowledge workers, each with unique responsibilities, tasks may not follow reproducible processes, just as every artist’s creation is unique. The Danger of Knowledge Hoarding.

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The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. However, with the Baby Boomer Brain Drain phenomenon and the millennial job-hopping trend changing the face of the workforce, the harmful effects of knowledge loss are becoming more and more evident. First, let’s look at the catalysts that are forcing business leaders to re-examine their approach to knowledge management. Knock-on effects.

eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement

TalentLMS

” Many companies seek eLearning services for the sole purpose of knowledge management and knowledge development. When course mentors facilitate large volumes of knowledge sharing, they feel they can filter out content for the next course. Without doubt, the online discussion forum in your learning management system is a perfect place to identify learning problems. Does the existing body of knowledge tell you what is not known about the problem area?

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

These dynamics have been around for thousands of years, and have been written about extensively for decades – like in this 1973 article by Mark Granvotter in the American Journal of Sociology, The Strength of Weak Ties. Here’s how a typical LinkedIn network might look: Your weak ties are smaller circles, not at the center of a cluster I heard more support for the Weak Ties theory while attending a Knowledge Management conference in 2005.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here’s how I’m approaching Personal Knowledge Management - Free as in Freedom , January 25, 2010. Top ten tips for using video effectively in e-learning - Spicy Learning , January 20, 2010. Learner Centered Methodology – A New Approach to Effective Learning - Learnability Matters , March 18, 2010. Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010. Management (2039).

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/29/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

I also had a chat a few days ago with a Wall Street Journal reporter who is researching an article on knowledge worker productivity. I said yes, and mouthed the old Peter Drucker chestnut that "making knowledge work productive is the greatest economic challenge of this century." Workforce Unprepared for Knowledge Economy, Author Warns - Heartland Institute. Knowledge Management - Creating A Sustainable Yellow Pages System. Was Drucker Wrong? -

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

If we give people access to broadband, and they learn how to effectively use the new digital tools, how can we be sure they become digitally literate? Wikis in eLearning 2.0 - Learning with e’s , September 12, 2010 The latest issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments is a special issue entitled: Towards eLearning 2.0 Conversation was a more effective teacher than school. Knowledge Management Contexts: Peter Drucker is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-5, 2012 Higher Education Asset Management and Maintenance Conference , 1 st , Vibe Savoy, Melbourne, Australia. link] December 4-5, 2012 International Conference on Education Reform and Management Innovation (ERMI), Shenzhen, China. Clayton R.

L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference

Learning Cafe

It’s about “developing, through sustained activity that takes place in a variety of contexts and involves a range of people with different roles, the individual knowledge and skills that deliver better value products to the ultimate consumer or client.” Know the business of learning: understanding systems frameworks and change management, building a business case, applying the principles of design and delivery.

The Benefits of Creating a Leadership Legacy

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership occurs when the leader strengthens others’ capacity to learn, to reflect and to extract meaning from their learning. It’s not up to the CEO or top management alone to create a legacy; everyone has this opportunity based on his or her own experiences and insights. Consider these legacy-leaving activities that already take place in organizations: • An employee leaves a workflow journal behind when taking a new job.

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Effective Presentation Techniques - Dont Waste Your Time , November 19, 2009. Top tips for managing an e-learning project - Spicy Learning , November 17, 2009. Moodle Reporting and User Management: Is MOOMIS the answer? Moodle Journal , November 26, 2009. How to roll out knowledge to contact centres - Lars is Learning , November 16, 2009. 40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy « emergent by design , November 15, 2009.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010 Very few of us would argue with the proposition that a lot of organisational learning and development activity is sub-optimal to the extent that it provides little value to participants and their organisations. If there was a perfect assessment system, someone could just prove what they know, regardless of how they gained the knowledge. Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] November 30-December 2, 2011 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture: The Effects of Global Learning – Teaching the World about the World, Rome, Italy. link] December 1-3, 2011 E-Activities (e-Learning, e-Communities, e-Commerce, e-Management, e-Marketing, e-Governance and Tele-working) , 10 th , sponsored by World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), Bina Nusantara University, Island of Java, Indonesia. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] December 10-11, 2010 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , hosted by the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. link] or [link] December 14, 2010 International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery Using Cloud and Distributed Computing Platforms , Sydney, Australia. link] January 4-7, 2011 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2011), 24 th , Limassol, Cyprus.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. link] December 17-18, 2009 International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society , 6 th , Bangkok, Thailand. link] December 21-23, 2009 International Conference on Innovation in Teaching and Management of Higher Education (ICITM 09), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. https://gem.glasgows.co.uk/ latwf/login_mailinglist.html January 12-14, 2009 Management World 2009, Singapore. link] eMarketingTechniques.com January 28-29, 2009 College and University Performance Conference , sponsored by the American Strategic Management Institute, Arlington, Virginia, USA. link] February 16-20, 2009 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Tempe, Arizona, USA.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

More and more, learning management system companies are seeing the need to expand their solutions beyond a learning environment where classes and courses are the center of activity. Reviewed: Social networking services (corporate learning applications): To identify experts on a topic – most “knowledge” exists in the heads of employees; To reduce the time to find connections and answers to questions; extend relationships beyond traditional classroom instruction and e-learning courses.