Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/21/2006

Skills versus knowledge - FE News
It seems that skills win here: passing exams by rote is a combination of basic skills that include, copying, memorizing and regurgitating, whilst knowledge sits in the corner talking to itself.

Eyespot and One True Media - OnLine Video Editing Tools - EdTechPost
What made Eyespot really stand out for me was the ability to edit and create new clips from existing ones - in the 'mixer' view.

How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care) - Babson Knowledge
These days, employees feel increasingly confident that they can find anything, just as long as it's external information. But if it's right under their noses in their companies databases, their confidence will often be much lower.

Leapfrogging Through Local Wisdom: Knowledge Management for Development - World Changing
Ideally there should be a strong link between KS and poverty reduction in Africa because, with high application of information and knowledge by the poor, they can substitute and add value to the limited resources they possess.

An Inconvenient Truth - Boing Boing
With 2005, the worst storm season ever experienced in America just behind us, it seems we may be reaching a tipping point - and Gore pulls no punches in explaining the dire situation.

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