Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management helps businesses and individuals learn how to access and organize electronic information. Learn how to use the Information Literacy Cycle (the process by which information is accessed, organized, evaluated, and applied) to meet information needs. Learn basic, intermediate and advanced Web searching techniques. Learn how to use the Technology Literacy Cycle (the technical processes by which we access electronic information) and the Media Literacy Cycle (the various platforms by which information is distributed) to be better able to control the information universe, and your place in it.

NEW FALL 2013
Introduction to Knowledge Management
Registration Information: 45886 ISKM 1000-042
Instructor: Michael Sutton
Classes start August 21, 2013.
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Introduction to Knowledge Management (3 cr)
This introductory course provides students with an introduction to a range of cases, concepts, models, practices, theories, and technologies related to the emerging field of Knowledge Management (KM). The course will survey business value of KM; careers in KM; intellectual capital; perspectives of knowledge creation, knowledge transfer, knowledge sharing, and knowledge leadership roles and skills; policies and strategies that enhance effectiveness; issues and challenges of a knowledge-based culture; and identifying and applying knowledge-sharing techniques for team collaboration.

Intermediate Knowledge Management (3 cr)
Knowledge Management is the systematic and scientific method by which knowledge is gathered, managed, and used. Topics covered include the Knowledge Management Life Cycle, the functioning of learning organizations, basic semantic technologies, and intermediate level data mining. Significant coverage of metadata and metadata authoring is presented.

Advanced Knowledge Management (3 cr)
Knowledge Management is the systematic and scientific method by which knowledge is gathered, managed, and used. Topics covered include the global practices and applications of knowledge discovery, capture, and sharing. Basic data warehousing and XML are also examined.