By Heike Jöns, Peter Meusburger, Michael Heffernan
This choice of essays examines how spatial mobilities of individuals and practices, applied sciences and gadgets, wisdom and concepts have formed the creation, movement, and move of data in numerous old and geographical contexts. focusing on an interdisciplinary viewers, Mobilities of Knowledge combines certain empirical analyses with leading edge conceptual methods. the 1st half scrutinizes wisdom flow, move, and adaption, focussing at the interpersonal verbal exchange method, early concepts of papermaking, a geographical textual content, indigenous wisdom in exploration, the family tree of spatial research, and various disciplinary knowledges concerning the formation of towns, states, and agriculture. the second one half analyses the interaction of mediators, networks, and studying through learning educational careers, travels, and collaborations in the British Empire, public internationalism in Geneva, the worldwide move of company wisdom via expatriation, graduate mobility from the worldwide south to the worldwide north, and the overseas mobility of measure courses in better education.This e-book is open entry below a CC through 4.0 license.
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This discrepancy between knowledge and information can be demonstrated by Fig. 2. This paragraph is taken from a paper published in an important international journal available on the Internet, where billions of people have access to it. It uses two codes—the English language and mathematical formulas. English is the most widespread language in the world, and although the mathematical formulas may be understood by less people, they can be learned in a reasonable amount of time. However, the mastery of these two codes does not mean that readers will be able to understand the message presented in this information and to integrate it into their knowledge base.
They underestimate emotional and psychological aspects of communication, the role of mutual trust, the symbolic meaning of places, and the importance of nonverbal communication. , decentralization of decision making in social systems) may not be feasible because of human preferences and psychological processes. ). This was already being emphasized in the 1970s and early 1980s by Goddard (1971), Goddard and Morris (1976), Goddard and Pye (1977), and others. However, most of these categorical distinctions seem to be neglected nowadays.
Those parts of this paper published in 2009 are reprinted with permission of the editors of disP—The Planning Review. It will be shown in later paragraphs that only information or messages can be transmitted. It depends on the recipient whether he or she is able to understand the information and integrate it into the existing knowledge base. Nevertheless, the expression “knowledge” is used in order to refer to the existing literature. 1 P. de © The Author(s) 2017 H. Jöns et al. 1007/978-3-319-44654-7_2 23 24 P.