All tagged Shawn Callahan
Shawn Callahan is bummed that his masters-level students are using sources (Google and Wikipedia) without evaluating their reliability. Information literacy is an important, but dying, art form.
Shawn Callahan has discovered "A new conceptualisation of expertise, advice and knowledge" via a pamphlet from Demos on "The Received Wisdom: Opening up expert advice."
Bill Bruck discovered something new in a white paper by Shawn Callahan I had blogged before. Specifically, he discovered an interesting comment about the difference between a community and a network with reference to blogging communities.
Shawn Callahan has an interesting list of what he believes about learning. Interesting that his list has very little to do with formal education.
I linked to the techno-centric description from the US government a few days ago, and both Yigal Chamish and Shawn Callahan rightly complained in the comments that it missed whole aspects of KM that are important to the field. Here is some thought on the way I think about KM.
The Guardian reports that about 1% of the people online actually create content, 10% interact with it, and the rest just view it. Good to know, if you are trying to make something happen.
One of the longest-lived topics in knowledge management is expertise location, from the early days of electronic yellow pages to the fun of today. What follows are my thoughts and some synthesis from recent articles on the topic.
Shawn Callahan at Anecdote mentions that "Chip Goodyear says $8.5B profit partly due to communities of practice efforts."