Monday, January 11, 2010

Types of Knowledge

  • Knowing about - news events, basics of a field, i ntroductory concepts i n a discipline
  • Knowing to do - drive a car, solve a math problem, code a program, conduct research, manage a project
  • Knowing to be - to embody knowledge with humanity (doing blended with consistency and daily existence), to be a doctor or psychologist (mannerism, professionalism), to be an ethical person, to be compassionate, to relate, to feel
  • Knowing where - to find knowledge when needed,web search, library, database, an organization, and increasingly, knowing who to approach for assistance
  • Knowing to transform - to tweak, to adjust, to recombine, to align with reality, to i nnovate, to exist at levels deeper than readily noticeable,to think. The “why of knowing” resides in this domain
From Knowing Knowledge

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