Course: KM 625. Research Methods, Mapping and Modeling for Knowledge Workers (3)
This course reviews techniques and tools that support strategic development and decision making through all phases of knowledge discovery, knowledge capture, and knowledge analysis. It prepares students to build a relational database and apply machine learning to model organizational entities, consumer profiles, behaviors and preferences in support of knowledge needs analyses. Students will: learn to identify gaps in knowledge; explore the ethical issues surrounding the manipulation of data; learn to accurately and responsibly capture, represent, and disseminate new knowledge; review current research methods to gather and analyze data; and utilize these methods to generate and effectively communicate new knowledge across diverse communities of practice.