Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Knowledge transfer
- Love the link. I think it is quite acurate in describing the development of
CoPs from the original (face-to-face) variety into the online variety.
At 09:06 PM 1/31/2003 +0100, Christopher Johnson wrote:
>Don and everyone,Prof. John H. Steele, Ph.D.
>Knowledge exists in several forms, for example, community, explicit, and
>implicit. Community knowledge is the beehive theory: the sum is greater
>than the indivdual. Knowledge as something internally processed comes from
>cognitive theory. Vygotsky is the g
>randdaddy of the theory leading up to CoPs - big influence from his
>viewpoint of social learning and knowledge processing. And absorbing and
>contributing to CoP culture is certainly part of this.
>Well, I wanted to unveil this in Week 4, but while we're on the subject,
>please check out the link (again)
>At the bottom of the diagram is a link to a new mind map:
>Evolution of CoP theory -- pretty simplistic, but to illustrate how CoP
>theory evolved (and inspired by our own Dr. Cat and cathearder:-)
>CoPs concern themselves with all of these types of knowledge, but implicit
>knowledge transfer (via practice, use of tools/artifacts, and
>storytelling) is key.
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