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The I AM and WE ARE of Love

John 15:1, 5; I John 4:7-8, 11-13, 18

Imagery of the natural world—metaphors that are living things—often speak to us in powerful ways. I think you’ll agree that being compared to a tree is much more agreeable and full of possibilities than being compared to another person or a material thing like a car. 811 more words


Sharing is Caring: When Colleagues Exchange Knowledge

One of the reoccurring elements explained to me on the first day of my Practicum at Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) was the emphasis the TLS team places on feedback and cooperation. 908 more words

Faculty Today

Revisiting and rethinking the structural elements of a Community of Practice

Over the past two months I have been busy working on writing a paper which I have now submitted to NordiCHI 2018. This paper is titled “Revisiting and rethinking the structural elements of a Community of Practice”. 560 more words

Communities Of Practice

Creating Safe Spaces

Proverbs 18:10, John 10:2-4; 7-10

Define safety. What does it mean for you to feel safe?

In the Hebrew literature of the Psalms and Proverbs, Yahweh is portrayed as a physical and spiritual presence–and place of safety. 571 more words


Building Communities of Practice

“Alone we can do little… together we can do so much.”
― Helen Keller


Communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor: a tribe learning to survive, a band of artists seeking new forms of expression, a group of engineers working on similar problems, a clique of pupils defining their identity in the school, a network of surgeons exploring novel techniques, a gathering of first-time managers helping each other cope.

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Research Brief: Communities of Practice

A community of practice (COP) defined as “a group of people who share a common concern, a set of problems, or interest in a topic and who come together to fulfill both individual and group goals” (Wenger et al, 2002, p. 10 more words

Research Brief

COL. A Community of practice? Activity 3: Contribution of Teacher Inquiry Topics to my Communities of Practice

This weeks Mindlab task is about relating my possible teacher inquiry topics to my community of practice.  For this task I have chosen to use my COL (Kāhui Ako) – Te Whiria te Tangata Kāhui Ako.  627 more words

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