Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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TMGT 513 Knowledge Management in Engineering & Technology Organizations

Tentative Schedule (subject to revision as necessary)
 

Term:  Spring 2016 (162)      Sections:  ALL
Day:  Variable          Time:  Variable

Date

2016

Class Activities/Assignments

Activities Due/Point Credits

Notes

 Week

beginning
Monday,...

Assignments are due by midnight (CT), on Sunday of the week assigned, unless otherwise indicated. 

Total = 300pts

Days are for the week indicated in the first column.

1

Jan 18

Familiarize yourself with the courseware and follow the initial instructions provided in the online course.  Post on-line introductions with photo for class roster.  Acquire copy of required text.
Preliminary Course Quiz/Certifications

Prelim. Quiz

Class officially begins on Tue., Jan. 19, 2016 due to Martin Luther King, Jr. day.
The Preliminary Course Quiz must be completed with a score of 100% by the end of Week 2 to proceed in course.

2

Jan 25

Chapter 1 Introduction to Knowledge Management
Access VoiceThread (VT) and create your profile, if you do not already have one configured, and begin experimenting, practicing, and familiarizing yourself with the use of the tool for purposes of our upcoming Discussion Activities.  The "VoiceThread Playground" has been set-up for this purpose.

 

 

3

Feb 1

Chapter 2 The Knowledge Management Cycle
Begin Assignment #1.

 

Friday - Last day to apply for Graduation

4

Feb 8 Chapter 3 Knowledge Management Models
VT Discussion #1 - Ch. 1-3
VT Discussion #1 Post - 20pts VT post #1 may utilize text, voice, or video.

5

Feb 15 Chapter 4 Knowledge Capture and Codification
VT Discussion #1 - Responses
VT Discussion #1
 Response - 10pts
 

6

Feb 22 Chapter 5 Knowledge Sharing and Communities of Practice  

 

7

Feb 29 Chapter 6 Knowledge Application
VT Discussion #2 - Ch. 4-6

Assignment #1 early submission opportunity
VT Discussion #2
 Post - 20pts

VT post #2 may utilize voice or video.
Assignment
#1 may be submitted by midnight, Wednesday for Early Submission Bonus (5pt.)

8

Mar 7 Chapter 7 The Role of Organizational Culture
Assignment #1 due this week

VT Discussion #2 - Responses
Assignment #1 - 75pts
VT Discussion #2
 Response - 10pts

Completed assignment MUST be submitted by midnight, Wednesday.
Eligible credit is reduced 10% per day if submitted late.

  Mar 14 ~~~ SPRING BREAK ~~~   As of Saturday, Mar. 19., Assignment #1 is eligible for 0% credit and late submissions will not be accepted.

9

Mar 21 Chapter 8 Knowledge Management Tools
Begin Assignment #2.
 

10

Mar 28 Chapter 9 Knowledge Management Strategy
VT Discussion #3 - Ch. 7-9
VT Discussion #3
 Post - 20pts

VT post #3 must utilize video.
Sunday - Last Day to Drop course(s) with a grade of "Q" while remaining enrolled.  You cannot drop a single class after this date without withdrawing from ALL courses.

11

Apr 4 Chapter 10 The Value of KM
VT Discussion #3 - Responses
VT Discussion #3
 Response - 10pts


12

Apr 11 Chapter 11 Organizational Memory and Organizational Learning  

 

13

Apr 18 Chapter 12 The Knowledge Management Team
VT Discussion #4 - Ch. 10-12

Assignment  #2 early submission opportunity
VT Discussion #4
 Post - 20pts

VT post #4 must utilize video.
Assignment #2 may be submitted by midnight, Wednesday for Early Submission Bonus (5pt.)

14

Apr 25 Chapter 13 Future Challenges for Knowledge Management
Assignment
#2 due this week

VT Discussion #4 - Responses
Assignment #2 - 75pts
VT Discussion #4
 Response - 10pts

Completed assignment MUST be submitted by midnight, Wednesday.
Eligible credit is reduced 10% per day if submitted late.
Friday - Last day to withdraw from all full-term courses.  You cannot drop a single class at this time without withdrawing from ALL courses.  Instructors are required to post grades for all students on the roster after this date.

15

May 2 Chapter 14 KM Resources   As of Saturday, May 7, Assignment #1 is eligible for 0% credit and late submissions will not be accepted.

16

May 9

THE END

Attendance - 30pts

Complete the student course evaluations for all courses, available in class (blended sections) or through your myLeo account (online sections).

 

Friday,
May 13

COMMENCEMENT - Graduate Ceremony - 4:00pm

 

Congratulations Graduates!!!

 

Saturday,
May 14

COMMENCEMENT - Undergraduate Ceremonies - College of Science & Engineering

 

Congratulations Graduates!!!

Note: All times indicated are local time in the Central Time Zone.

Green - Chapter Readings/Quizzes
Purple - VoiceThread Discussion Activities
Blue - Presentation Projects

Red - Course Examinations

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Rev. January 06, 2017