Layered Knowledge Networking in Professional Learning Environments

Mohamed Amine Chatti, Hendrik Thüs, Christoph Greven, Ulrik Schroeder

Abstract

Knowledge Management (KM) and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) became a very important issue in modern organizational professional learning and work process integration. Former learning and KM theories which characterize knowledge as a thing or process no longer fit today's digital world where the amount of required information is no more manageable and the half-time of knowledge in general is rapidly decreasing. Younger approaches such as the Learning as a Network (LaaN) theory describe knowledge as complex and emergent and put a heavier focus on knowledge networking. The LaaN theory further stresses the convergence of the learning and work processes in professional learning settings and views KM and TEL as two sides of the same coin. Driven by the LaaN theory, the Professional Reflective Mobile Personal Learning Environments (PRiME) project describes an integrated KM and TEL framework which connects learning and work processes. It enables the professional learner to harness implicit knowledge and offers knowledge networking at three different layers: the Personal Learning Environment (PLE), the Personal Knowledge Network (PKN) and the Network of Practice (NoP). Continuous knowledge networking results in constant evolution of knowledge leading to personal as well as organizational learning.

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Chatti M., Thüs H., Greven C. and Schroeder U. (2015). Layered Knowledge Networking in Professional Learning Environments . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-108-3, pages 363-371. DOI: 10.5220/0005491803630371


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@conference{csedu15,
author={Mohamed Amine Chatti and Hendrik Thüs and Christoph Greven and Ulrik Schroeder},
title={Layered Knowledge Networking in Professional Learning Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2015},
pages={363-371},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005491803630371},
isbn={978-989-758-108-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - Layered Knowledge Networking in Professional Learning Environments
SN - 978-989-758-108-3
AU - Chatti M.
AU - Thüs H.
AU - Greven C.
AU - Schroeder U.
PY - 2015
SP - 363
EP - 371
DO - 10.5220/0005491803630371