Shane D Solver

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Friedrichs v. CTA Could Change the Face of the Teaching Profession

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the <i>Rebecca Friedrichs</i> v.<i> California Teachers Association (CTA)</i> case could send shock-waves through the teaching …

Education

6 Things New Teachers Remind Me to Do Every Year

You can usually spot a new teacher a mile away. There is just something about the way they talk about the upcoming year, how they hold themselves, …

Teaching

Expanding the Definition of Flipped Learning

ASCD Faculty member Eric Carbaugh sat down with Dr. Rod Berger to talk about Flipped Learning and provide an updated definition of what it is and is …

3 Excellent iPad Apps for Vocabulary Learning

August 4, 2015<br>The advance of web 2.0 tools and mobile technology has made language learning a much easier and enjoyable endeavour for students. There …

The contemplative path: How do we learn?

In my own experience with meditation, I’ve often wondered about the difference between reading a thoughtful analysis or set of instructions, …

ELC 026: Looking Into The Future Of Instructional Technology

Are you curious about the future of instructional technology and learning? Abbie Brown, Ph.D., and Tim Green, Ph.D., make it a point to follow the …

Education Technology

Research Shows Promise of Precollege STEM Programs

By Kevin Wilcox<p><b>Researchers at Michigan State University find that participants in a successful summer STEM program are eight times more likely to</b> …

What’s the Role of Science Teachers in the New Conceptual Economy?

In the new conceptual economy, what skills will students need to acquire to walk into professional settings and tackle complex problems? A recent …

Why Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect, According to Science

Here's why some students progress more slowly than others.<p>It's something that gets drummed into most of us from an early age: keep practising at a …

Why Learning Consortia Work

Do learning consortia work? That’s question I frequently get in discussions of the Learning Consortium for the Creative Economy, now being explored by Scrum Alliance and the Center for Innovative Cultures. I generally respond by drawing on the experience of other learning consortia, including my …

Duck Intelligence, Think Wisdom

I have exercised my systems of patience, after using my systems of reading to dive into the blog and research published (sorry, posted using their …

Knowledge Management

COLK - the Cost of Lost Knowledge

One the enduring challenges in Knowledge Management is defining effective metrics to measure its value. A promising metric which may fill the gap is …

Knowledge Management

How to Manage Knowledge more Systematically

<b>Knowledge can be outdated, but insight and wisdom are timeless.</b><p>Digital organizations are information overloading and knowledge abundant, but very few …

Finding the Right Place for Knowledge Management in the Organization

Continuing on the series of Knowledge Management (KM) insights derived from recent research sponsored by my friends at Parature, I’d like to focus on …

Learning & Knowledge Management Services

Knowledge Management

Social Media versus Knowledge Management

On the surface, social media and knowledge management (KM) seem very similar. Both involve people using technology to access information. Both require individuals to create information intended for sharing. Both profess to support collaboration.<p>But there’s a big difference.<p><i>Knowledge management</i> is …

Knowledge Management – Measuring Return on Investment

A common and recurrent theme that I keep coming across is how to measure the value of knowledge management, e.g. the return on investment (ROI) of …

Media Strategy

Automation in the legal market

Tom Davenport is, among other things, a distinguished professor at Babson College, a research fellow at the MIT Center for Digital Business, and …

How to Determine Which Part of What You Know Really Matters

In the corporate world, businesses are regularly graded on the value of their assets. But when it comes to measuring their knowledge assets, value …

Management

Breaking Down Barriers: Streamlining Data Management to Boost Knowledge Sharing

Research in the pharmaceutical and industrial science industries has become increasingly global, multidisciplinary and data-intensive. This is made …

Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2015 Survey

I report here on a recent, privately-conducted knowledge management survey of large law firms.<p><b>Survey Background and Questions.</b> This survey is …

Should KM change the culture, or work with the culture?

If the culture of your organisation makes Knowledge Management difficult, what do you do? Seek to change the culture? Or work your way around the …

Knowledge Management

Learning And Performance Ecosystems: 5 Things Your Boss Wants To Know

Today, Learning and Development professionals have an uphill task of providing effective training that would enable employees not only “learn” but …

Technology Alone Won’t Solve Our Collaboration Problems

Every week a vendor introduces a new gadget, system, or service that promises to make us communicate and collaborate better, faster. Just look at the comments below any article about virtual teams. They almost always include someone either evangelizing or peddling a particular piece of hard- or …

Get Ready For the Brain Drain [infographic] - Friday Distraction

Pew Research recently reported that Millennials now surpass Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S. labor force. The oldest Gen Xers are …

To Engage Customers, Empower Employees With Knowledge

A great customer service quote from Shep Hyken states that, “the internal customer experience determines the external customer experience.” And while …

Shaping Wikipedia into a Computable Knowledge Base

Part of a Vision for Information Interoperability on the WebWikipedia is arguably the most important information source yet invented for natural …

Natural Language Processing

Why KM definitions matter

Definitions of Knowledge Management are many and varied, and to date there is no single accepted definition. However the definition you use is …

Project Management