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Considering Community: What types of community are there? (Science edition - part three)

In one of my early Considering Community posts I outlined several broad types of community – from communities of interest to communities of circumstance – and I mused on whether the different types might use online tools distinctly. 1,096 more words

Considering Community

Communities of Practice- putting a name to that collective, reflective and highly effective process!

As I sat and read the research that Wenger ( 2000) has written around Communities of Practice I realise that over my career I have been involved in a multitude of these with varying degrees of success. 584 more words


My Communities of Practice

Teaching should be a collaborative task.   The NZ Ministry of Education refers to this idea as collaborative learning cultures (CLCs).   When I started teaching in it was an individualised exercise.  549 more words

ICL Conference 2017

I will be attending ICL2017 – Teaching and Learning in a Digital World which will be held in Budapest on September 27-29th 2017. I will be presenting a paper on the Thursday afternoon on behalf of my supervisor Kieran Delaney and it is titled “A Design Framework for Interdisciplinary Communities of Practice towards STEM learning in 2nd Level Education”. 34 more words

Communities Of Practice

communities of practice

One of the last projects I worked on at WelTec was a satisfyingly enjoyable one. What started as a series of workshops and a commitment to develop digital teaching skills with automotive tutors, saw the evolution of an incipient community of practice. 14 more words

Communities Of Practice

Theme 1 - Introductions


Information sciences are really just starting to heat up. The use of sports analytics is exploding exponentially, whilst the field of information sciences is on the verge of the creation of the… 1,241 more words