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Knowledge Mapping for the third sector

Mapping what we search for

In my last post, I said I’d talk a bit more about knowledge mapping.  I’m particularly interested in this area because while information retrieval through search engines is rather well supported for individuals engaging in fairly short factual retrieval, longer and collaborative tasks have relatively less tools for their facilitation.  So this is an interesting area from an information management perspective in general.  

Mapping for the 3rd sector

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Linking Existing Data - See the Connections

Data – What is it good for?

Last blog I talked about Linked Data in relation to OER – linking the OER together.  One aspect of this was personalisation – being able to see where gaps in a students learning were, and plugging them dynamically though linked OER.

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Measuring Impact by Tracking Open Content in the Wild

How do we track the impact of data and documents once we’ve “let it out” into the wild for anyone to use, reuse, reappropriate, and open up for re-downloading?  That’s the question I’m looking at this week, and that I’ve been thinking about for the last couple of days.
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Wikipedia in Education, and tracking how 'knowledge' is used...
Nurturing and measuring the ‘value’ of innovation – BETT and beyond
Evaluation...lost in translation?