Knowledge and Learning In The News - 9/2/2006

iPods for Learning - Knowledge Jump
So, what is the iPods' value in a corporate setting? For example, you could place an audio and visual guide of your organization on an iPod and send new hires on a "tour" of their own (just like the Museum of Modern Art does), rather than having them wait for a class just to sit through a PowerPoint presentation. Or perhaps record a step-by-step procedure of a task, along with a few picture and/or notes to an iPod and use it as a training device.

Interview with Steve Rubel - Rocketboom
Joanne Colan from Rocketboom interviews blogger Steve Rubel of Micro Persuasion.

Scrap Web 2.0, yes, but embrace Knowledge 2.0 surely - ZD Net
Increasingly a major portion of the human experiential store is being digitized and made available to anyone. More importantly, much of the new stuff made of, by, and for humans is being created digitally and made available to anyone. Sometimes it's free, mostly it's affordable.

Web 2.0 'knowledge': future of modern humanity? (I hope not) - ZD Net
How about Wikipedia, "the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit"? Shall we accept its user-generated content as knowledge creation? How can we, when Wikipedia's own "About Wikipedia" page warns: "Because of recent vandalism, editing of this project page by anonymous or newly registered users is disabled."

Top Six Drivers for Business Success - Chief Learning Officer
Six "higher order" categories in order of relative importance to their firm's overall performance: agility and quality, strategy/leadership, technology, human capital, product and costs.

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