A sample of my teaching plan to one of the subjects I taught is shown in table below. The course is ‘Knowledge Management Systems – TEB1133’ for Bachelor of Information Systems students. The table below is presenting the flipped classroom material that was prepared for the course for the entire semester for full-flipped classroom execution. The plan includes pre, during and post class activities and materials.
Some sample of my flipped video (pre-class learning):
|Week||Topic Outline||Resources and Activities for During Class (Active Learning Strategy)|
· Introduction to Knowledge. Management
· The basic concept of knowledge management.
|– Informal discussions about students previous knowledge on KM – Slides on DIK
– Students introduce themselves through padlet.com
– Students submit their expectation of the class and projects & assignments they prefer on papers (could be anonymous)
– Share course syllabus and activities and what to expect (show creating simple KMS video)
|2,3,4||Aligning Knowledge Strategy and Business Strategy
· Understanding knowledge strategy and business strategy
· Understanding the knowledge gaps
· Method in linking knowledge strategy and business strategy
– Hersheys’s video for discussion in pair
– PEST case studies given to pairs/group of max 3
– Give out case studies to pairs/group of max 3 for 5 porter analysis
– 5 porter analysis videos discussions
– Presentations of the PEST & 5 Porter analysis conducted. Marks: Peer review
– Week 4:
|5,6||Knowledge Audit and Analysis
· What is knowledge audit?
· The purpose of knowledge audit
Methods to conduct knowledge audit
– Watch ABC Video and conduct KM audit as a consultant in groups
– Presentation of the KM Audit – Peer review
· What is knowledge mapping?
· The purpose of knowledge mapping
· The different types of knowledge mapping
The different methods in constructing knowledge map
– Watch KMap Videos – Discussions
– Procedures of building knowledge maps activities in small groups – each group will be given a case
– Presentation of each group knowledge maps
|9||Social Network Analysis
· What is social network analysis?
· The purpose of social network analysis
· The technique to analyze social network maps
· The analysis of the social network map using the concept of centralities.
|– Show SNA videos
– SNA discussion based on an activity (Peter Morville)
– Quiz – Peer Review
|10||Overview of KM Technology
· What makes a technology to be considered as KM technology?
· The different roles of technology in supporting KM processes.
|– KM Technology – discussions
– TEST 2
|11||Knowledge Based Systems and Knowledge Representation
· What is a knowledge-based system?
· Expert system architecture
· What is knowledge representation?
· Rule-based and Frame-based
· Inference Chain – Forward and Backward Reasoning
|– Show 4 different types of KM systems – 4 videos
– Discussion on the different types of KM systems
|12||Ontology and Taxonomy
· What is Ontology and Taxonomy?
· The differences between Ontology and Taxonomy
· The role of ontology and taxonomy in KM
· The construction of ontology and taxonomy
|– Discussions on Taxonomy of Advertising Companies
– Videos on KMS that utilize Ontology and Taxonomy as the back-end – Discussions & Debate
· The importance of assessing knowledge
· Alternative approaches for assessing knowledge management in organizations
· The common measurement approaches
· Conducting KM assessment in any organization.
· Categorizing measures and develop KM measures.
|– Discussions on Knowledge Assessment Videos
– TEST 1 & TEST 2 revisions
– Other revisions before final exam
The sample course outline below is for TEB 1133 Knowledge Management Systems course. It is a planning of constructive alignment for coursework, class activities and final exam to learning outcomes.
TEB1133 – Knowledge Management Systems
Course Learning Outcomes (CLO):
1 – To differentiate the concept of data, information and knowledge, its pillars and processes.
2 – To demonstrate how knowledge can be created, captured and codified by knowledge workers in organizations.
3 – To demonstrate how knowledge can be mapped and organized by knowledge workers in organizations.
Mapping of Topics to CLOS:
|TOPIC||Topics & CLO Mapping||CLO1||CLO2||CLO3|
|1||Introduction to DIK (CLO1)
-Evolution of DIK
-Tacit and Explicit Knowledge
-Key Challenges in KM
|2||Understanding Knowledge and its Classification (CLO1)
–Types of Knowledge
-Knowledge Pillars and Knowledge Processes
-Implications for KM
|3||Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Architecture (CLO2)
-Knowledge Creation Model
|4||Knowledge Capture Techniques (CLO2)
-Capturing Tacit Knowledge
-Types of Knowledge Capturing Techniques
|5||Knowledge Codification (CLO2) Introduction to Knowledge Codification
-Modes of Knowledge Conversion
-Codification Tools and Procedures
|6||Knowledge Mapping (CLO3)
– Introduction to knowledge mapping
– Types of knowledge mapping
– Methods in constructing knowledge map
|7||Social Network Mapping (CLO3)
– Introduction to social network analysis
– Technique to analyze social network maps
– The analysis of the social network map using the concept of centralities.
– Introduction to Taxonomy
– Construction of ontology and taxonomy
|9||Knowledge Workers (CLO2 & CLO3)
-Types of knowledge workers
-The functions and roles of knowledge workers