My Teaching Plan for Flipped Classroom and Constructive Alignment

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):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5DnXUeYia0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stTiGaEtgRI

Week Topic Outline Resources and Activities for During Class (Active Learning Strategy)
1 Introduction

 

·        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

 

Week 2:

–         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

Week 3:

–         Presentations of the PEST & 5 Porter analysis conducted. Marks: Peer review

–         Week 4:

TEST 1

5,6 Knowledge Audit and Analysis

·        What is knowledge audit?

·        The purpose of knowledge audit

Methods to conduct knowledge audit

Week 5:

–         Watch ABC Video and conduct KM audit as a consultant in groups

Week 6:

–         Presentation of the KM Audit – Peer review

 

7,8 Knowledge Mapping

·        What is knowledge mapping?

·        The purpose of knowledge mapping

·        The different types of knowledge mapping

The different methods in constructing knowledge map

Week 7:

–      Watch KMap Videos – Discussions

–      Procedures of building knowledge maps activities in small groups – each group will be given a case

Week 8:

–      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

–         Quiz

13&14 Knowledge Assessments

·        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

 

 

 

 

Constructive Alignment

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

X    
2 Understanding Knowledge and its Classification (CLO1)

Types of Knowledge

-Knowledge Pillars and Knowledge Processes

-Implications for KM

X    
3 Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Architecture (CLO2)

-Knowledge Creation Model

-Knowledge Architecture

  X  
4 Knowledge Capture Techniques (CLO2)

-Capturing Tacit Knowledge

-Types of Knowledge Capturing Techniques

  X  
5 Knowledge Codification (CLO2) Introduction to Knowledge Codification

-Modes of Knowledge Conversion

-Codification Tools and Procedures

  X  
6 Knowledge Mapping (CLO3)

– Introduction to knowledge mapping

– Types of knowledge mapping

– Methods in constructing knowledge map

    X
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.

    X
8 Taxonomy (CLO3)

– Introduction to Taxonomy

– Construction of ontology and taxonomy

    X
9 Knowledge Workers (CLO2 & CLO3)

-Types of knowledge workers

-The functions and roles of knowledge workers

  X X

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