Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


Enter the knowledge-based economy – a trending topic across sectors more or less from 2003 onward. Knowledge Constructor. I am guilty of assuming that the younger a person is, the easier it is to teach them digital literacy.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

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The Traditional Model The traditional model used by organizational learning theorists begins with the depth of knowledge. This can further be linked to depth of knowledge being greater as it is internalized (Yaklief, 2010), as exhibit 2 illustrates. The greater the level of internalization of knowledge, the greater perceived depth of knowledge (Allee, 1999; Herling, 2000; Yaklief, 2010). Individual content knowledge: Resume and portfolio of work. 2003).

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Distributed knowledge in the workplace

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I'm still working on this idea, but both Michael Hanley and Karyn Romeis have blogged about knowledge recently so I decided to post what I currently am grappling with. Each type of knowledge was manifested, accessed, created, and valued differently at the individual, group, and organizational level. Spatial knowledge is the most valuable for knowledge based organizations. However, spatial knowledge is difficult to quantify, control, and capture. 2003).

Knowledge Genres

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For weeks, I have been grappling with the "categories of knowledge" I developed in my knowledge grid. It took a while, but I finally realized that "category of knowledge" did not really reflect the concept I was trying to express. The closest I came to expressing these "categories of knowledge" were knowledge genres. I refer to this structuring of knowledge as knowledge genres. The three types of knowledge attibutes I identify as: 1.

Transactional and Negotiated knowledge

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This is one of the findings: there are two types of knowledge used in distributed workplace collaborative writing, transactional and negotiated. Transactional and Negotiated Knowledge There are two different types of knowledge used in distributed group processes: transactional and negotiated. Transactional knowledge was knowledge and expertise of perceived value often used as currency within the power structure.

Study Findings

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The traditional model of collaborative knowledge is based on the type of knowledge (moving from tangible to intangible, explicit to tacit) and the place of collaboration (moving from the individual to the group to the organization). The assumption is that knowledge within an organization is housed and can be captured for use. The collaborative writing process has the potential to make the knowledge creation and transfer process more transparent to group members.

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