Linking Organizational Knowledge and Learning

Betty Collis

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    Abstract

    Universities and corporate training centers are under pressure to offer increasingly flexible as well as individually relevant learning. Instead of trying to develop a stream of Web-based courses to run parallel to "business as usual" courses, a department can focus on gradually building a knowledge base in which key resources from individuals in the department or organization, from external sources, produced by learners, or re-used from previous courses can all be available for re-use in various combinations and in different views for different learning situations including learners in varying locations. With a focus that changes from "distributing content" to "building and (re)using resources" a new way of thinking about "courses" occurs. These processes require good technology; agreement on locally relevant standards; simple procedures for adding, finding, managing, and re-using resources; and a change in mindset for all those involved. How we are doing this is described.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of ED-MEDIA 2001- World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications
    EditorsJarmo Vitelli, Craig Montgomerie
    Place of PublicationCharlottesville
    PublisherAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education
    Pages311-316
    Volume1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-880094-42-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2001
    EventWorld Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, ED-Media 2001 - Tampere, Finland
    Duration: 25 Jun 200130 Jun 2001

    Conference

    ConferenceWorld Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, ED-Media 2001
    Abbreviated titleED-MEDIA
    Country/TerritoryFinland
    CityTampere
    Period25/06/0130/06/01

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