Tag Archives: Community of practice

How do you participate positively in online communities?

Whenever we learn anything we are influenced by other people, as well as by our culture, our beliefs, experiences we’ve had, the understandings we’ve developed about the world and the way it works, and our current context. Every human being’s … Continue reading

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Why get involved in an online community?

This is a cross-post of a guest blog post (Participating in Online Communities for Mutual Support) written for Madelyn Griffith-Haynie’s wonderful online resource, http://www.ADDandSoMuchMore.com. Many thanks to Madelyn (CTP, CMC, A.C.T., MCC, SCAC, Foundational Concepts of the Intentionality Series) for given me the OK to … Continue reading

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Communities of Practice and Networks in organisations

Diana Ayling recommended this presentation from Etienne & Beverly Wenger. The points they make are specifically referring to learning in organisations rather than distributed communities, so something I am pondering is how might the points they make be impacted (if … Continue reading

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Teacher engagement in a Web 2.0 world: Developing your online teaching and learning Community of Practice

Image by D’Arcy Norman via FlickrEd Flagg and Diana Ayling spoke about the background beind the setting up a community of practice with practitioners at Unitec in NZ. As Ed said – it was 3 years work in 10 minutes. … Continue reading

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An integrated faculty model for engaging staff with online and blended learning

Image via WikipediaA quick context overview was given of the project and the reasons why they model was developed. The presenters are working at a small multidisplinery institution. They decided to go with a holistic model with four key facets: … Continue reading

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Driving teacher change through brokering in an online community ecosystem

Image by D’Arcy Norman via Flickr Online or virtual communities of practice were a theme that appeared in many of the presentations in the Research stream of ULearn in 2011 (and you can acces the papers from the research stream … Continue reading

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Fostering an online professional community: What can you do?

This is a presentation that provides some suggestions around things that you can do to help foster an online community of practice.

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Relationships, literacy and team spirit: Janey Nolan talks about her work with Te Kura (guest blogger August 2011)

August’s guest blogger, Janey Nolan, has crafted a wonderfully engaging read that looks into the importance of building relationships, how animals can help build trust, literacy, and the essential ingredient – team spirit. Please leave Janey questions and comments below … Continue reading

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