Re: [K-Logs] K-Logs and continous education
- --On 09 November 2001 12:46 -0500 John Robb <jrobb@...> wrote:
>Just to report from a UK perspective that there exists a scheme
> This is something K-Logs can help with. Most people, when they leave
> school, take nothing with them besides what is between their ears and a
> few text books that are quickly put out of date. Our current system
> forces people to go back to a classroom setting to rejuvenate their
> knowledge set. Most people can't afford this. Particularly given
> Drucker's predictions of the level of market competition there will be.
> If students were required to build and maintain a K-Log during their
> years of residence at school, they would leave with: 1) a strong habit of
> continuous analysis and writing, 2) subscriptions to data streams
> (articles, documents, and other relevant data -- both free and for fee
> $$), 3) living connections to teachers and students they met, and 4) a
> chronicle of their learning process at school.
called Records of Archievement within schools which attempts to
capture in a top-level way the sort of things you describe.
It is currently paper-based but from time to time I read of
plans to make it more virtual and to plumb it in to the university
(I should stress that the above is based on memory/hearsay and
may be quite inaccurate.)
At the other end of the educational pyramid you have projects like
http://www.internet-pars.ac.uk/ which are already virtual.
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