Knowledge Management and Intelligent Systems

This individual assessment is intended to provide students with valuable experience in critically, creatively and reflectively reviewing and recording the main points in material from textbook(s), journal articles and the Internet. In addition, this assessment encourages students to keep up to date with their reading and their on-going search of WWW sites for information relevant to the unit. The reflective Journal not only requires a summary of material; it is also intended to indicate students’ reactions to and opinions about the material provided by various sources. Each journal must include comments from the textbook(s), e-journals, WWW Internet sites; social networking including, Twitter, Blogs, YouTube, Etc., TV programs and other media regarding Knowledge Management process, tools, models. Etc… Each week, students are required to visit at least four websites related to the topic and record the details of each site in their Journal. It is anticipated that this assessment task will develop the following skills: research, writing, technology, information search, critical thinking, reading, and use of Endnote.

Journal Standard

  • Times New Roman
  • 12 pt for normal text
  • 16 pt bold for major headings, 14 pt bold for minor headings
  • Single line spacing
  • Page numbering (centered at the bottom of each page – footer)
  • Header should be written in the following format: – 9pt, italics, right aligned (your name and Journal Number)
  • Journal should be word-processed, spell and grammar checked.
  • Be approximately in length, excluding diagrams; and references. 3,000 to 4,00 words
  • Whenever you need to quote ideas and/or the quotes of any other author, you should acknowledge this, using the Chicago referencing method.
  • N.B.: The use of WIKIPEDIA online encyclopedia is not allowed
  • We will check your Individual Journals via Turnitin software

For the Reflective journal, please arrange to locate, read, analyse and find the linkage between these FOUR articles in relation to this unit:

  • Donald, Mathew, and Mathew Donald. “Organisational Implications of Artificial Intelligence’.” Leading and Managing Change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence. Emerald Publishing Limited (2019): 57-74.
  • Hallak, Joelle A., and Dimitri T. Azar. “The AI revolution and how to prepare for it.” Translational Vision Science & Technology 9, no. 2 (2020): 16-16.
  • Prentice, Catherine, Sergio Dominique Lopes, and Xuequn Wang. “Emotional intelligence or artificial intelligence–an employee perspective.” Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management 29, no. 4 (2020): 377-403.
  • Vaishya, Raju, Mohd Javaid, Ibrahim Haleem Khan, and Abid Haleem. “Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for COVID-19 pandemic.” Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews (2020).

Analysing and Evaluating a Journal Article

  1. Reading (Full citation required including author, title, date, publication details, page no’s etc)
  • What is the subject/theme of this article?
  • Identify and discuss the research method(s) which is used throughout this article.
  • Argument / Finding (What is the argument of the Author?)
  • Evidence (How do this author’s views compare with what others have said on the same or similar topic)
  • Observations (What are your own thoughts on the subject?)
  • Conclusion
  • References – Please use endnote software for this section