#betreat12 Communities of practice and learning

Jenny Connected

These notes are from the Academic BEtreat reading on communities of practice and learning, pages 72 -102 in Etienne’s book Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning and Identity . Chapter 2 on Community raised one question for me. For those who do not think of their job as learning (Etienne is referring to the work of claims processors here) – this is because what they learn is their practice. Chapter 2 Community.

Integrating online and face-to-face participation in a community of practice

Jenny Connected

Here at BEtreat in California – this is one of the key purposes of this five day course for leaders of communities of practice, where Etienne Wenger and Beverley Trayner are ‘shaking the mix’ as they like to express it – of our understanding of what is possible. When we break out to small groups we connect via one of our lap tops through Skype and Skype video. Is it possible to integrate the learning?

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Great resource on communities of practice in a development context!

Joitske Hulsebosch

Dorine had a blogpost on their work on communities of practice in the development sector. Dorine participated in the online community of practice workshop and did a project with Bill Williams and Patricia Mantey. They made their small project quite big, as it resulted in a large and resourceful document with all kind of references that you can find online here. Differences in communities 4.

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Communities of Practice | European Community of Practice

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European Community of Practice About Community Resources Events Help Home Communities of Practice Posted August 14th, 2007 by Bev Trayner in CoP - IM newsletter An interview about the Community of Practice on Innovation and Mainstreaming.

Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Explore Community Log In | Sign Up From: gfbertini + Subscribe Innovation and Communities of Practice Related Comunidades de Prática 233 reads Intentional Innovation - Kellogg Foundation 2008 2211 reads Innovation and Philanthropy 1414 reads Kviselius N.Z. Risks of Open Innovation 334 reads Open Innovation 194 reads Encyclopedia of Communities of Practice in Information and Knowledge Management 124 reads Etienne Wenger - Communities of Practice.

Tomoye Ecco - Enterprise community of practice software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tomoye Try Tomoye Ecco online | Attend an online demo | Pricing and deployment options Overview Community taxonomy Powerful questions and answers Find experts and network Videos, blogs, bookmarks, documents and more Leader and technical features SharePoint powerpack Employees learning from each other. Customers sharing new ideas and best practices. That’s what communities are all about. Tomoye Communities maximize the engagement and productivity of your communities.

Communities of Practice: The Organizational Frontier - HBS Working Knowledge

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Communities of Practice: The Organizational Frontier 2/22/2000 A new organizational form is emerging in the information economy, alongside work groups, project teams and informal networks. Its called the community of practice. Tags: community

Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Research-based education was the focus of a one day conference at University College London (UCL)- this week (Thurs 3 April). What is a research community? Source of Figures: Healey, M. He talked about research-based education from the perspective of social learning theory. (See

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Learning, its context, and me

Learning Alliances

A conversation in a bar the other day made me pull out Understanding Practice: Perspectives on Activity and Context (1995). Learning is an integral aspect of activity in and with the world at all times. Not many communities can draw on that kind of knowledge.

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Skype as a community platform

Learning Alliances

You probably already know that Skype is a great tool – especially for community leaders. If you are a technology steward, it’s not only a great tool but it’s also a handy example for illustrating some of the use and integration issues that we have to deal with and be able to talk about.

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Tomoye: Bringing Web 2.0 to Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

to Communities of Practice by Bill Ives January 28, 2008 at 5:48 pm · Filed under Communities , Enterprise 2.0 , Reviews Communities of practice have been around a while, and so has the software platforms to support them.

Reporting on my sabbatical in Shambhala

Learning Alliances

We decided to talk about blind spots – those things that are right in front of us but for some reason we just don’t see them. ” After some 14 years working on communities of practice and how technology can support them, I needed a break. There is a lot of it!

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Learning Alliances - Untitled Article

Learning Alliances

We decided to talk about blind spots – those things that are right in front of us but for some reason we just don’t see them. ” After some 14 years working on communities of practice and how technology can support them, I needed a break. There is a lot of it!

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The dynamics of managing/nurturing networks of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Keeping the Wheels Turning: The Dynamics of Managing Networks of Practice. Journal of Management Studies, 47(1), 85-108 The authors make a distinction between NoPs and CoPs; networks of practice and communities of practice.

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Process versus content in the learning experience

Jenny Connected

Both during and following the workshop I have reflected on which aspects of it were successful and think that a lot of this hinged on the degree of balance that was achieved between process and content. My group hot topic was online/f2f integration.

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Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

It has some common ancestry with ours, since the first authors of both Hanging Out and Digital Habitats were at the Institute for Research on Learning in the 1980’s. I’ve made up this diagram to help bridge between some of the ideas in the two books.

10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work (part 2)

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In my last post I listed ten strategies for integrating learning with work. They are a combination of concepts and methods that build knowledge and bring learning into day to day activities and workflow. 10 STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATING LEARNING AND WORK. Build a community of Practice. Build a Community of Practice. I’m a fan of Communities of Practice (CoP). “Designing&# Communities of Practice.

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Anecdote: Will the community of practice get started? A test and the effect of titles

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Home What we do Keynote Speaking About Us Whitepapers Anecdote Associates Clients Contact us Categories Anecdotes Blogging Books Change management Collaboration Communities of practice Complexity Culture Expertise location Facilitation Fun Intervention design Knowledge Knowledge circulation Most Significant Change Narrative News Newsletter Open space Questions Quotes Sensemaking Social networks Storytelling Strategy « Call to update Wikipedias KM entry | Main | Its not about right or wrong.

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Communities of Practice: Overview - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

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Sign In Home KM Topics KM Overview Case Studies About Us Search Communities of Practice: Overview APQC defines communities of practice (CoPs) as designated networks of people who share information and knowledge. Community members exchange ideas, collaborate, and learn from one another in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Over 80 percent of communities at the best-practice organizations are global in composition.

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Reflections on Knowledge Management and Organizational Innovation: Community of Practice Leadership

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Reflections on Knowledge Management and Organizational Innovation A professonal diary of learning and reflection on knowledge management and what Im calling organizational innovation (differentiated from product/service innovation). Well summarized in Garys book, page 151) Im currently working with the leadership team of a project management community of practice to enable them to grow the community and enrichen knowledge conversations and member learning and development.

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Communities of Practice Resources, New KM Site, Online Courses at Kent State, Web 2.0 Reading Lists

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HP Communities » Contact HP United States-English Search: HP Communities All of HP » Home - Tab Blogs - Tab - Selected Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield Communities of Practice Resources, New KM Site, Online Courses at Kent State, Web 2.0 Snyder [link] Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity by Etienne Wenger [link] Cultivating Communities of Practice by Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M.

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MicroGuilds Musings on Scrum and Team Integration

Evolving Web

No one wants to go back to the mistakes of the past. Wikipedia Says: A guild (or gild ) is an association of craftsmen in a particular trade. The earliest guilds were formed as confraternities of workers. I would argue that much of this applies to our agile teams. Groups are formed that have power as a collective organization, this is in terms of bargaining, information sharing, information hoarding, goal attainment, etc.

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Nancy White

As part of CPSquare’s “ Connected Futures &# workshop exploring the use of web technologies in the service of communities of practice, we (John Smith and I!) the origins and inspirations of some of the tools in the SMC.

CPsquare’s Connected Futures Workshop

Nancy White

Note, you’ll get a pre-press copy of the now-infamous and as of yet still unpublished “Digital Habitats: stewarding technology for community&# book, plus a 6 month membership to CPSquare. Participants commit to 20 to 40 hours of engagement over the 5 weeks.

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Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

It has some common ancestry with ours, since the first authors of both Hanging Out and Digital Habitats were at the Institute for Research on Learning in the 1980’s. I’ve made up this diagram to help bridge between some of the ideas in the two books.

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

asked Howard Rheingold to share a little bit about the Social Media Classroom (SMC) he developed as part of a MacArthur Foundation Award (A HASTAC award specifically). Every platform has its lineage, the experiences of the designers that inform design choices during development.

Connected Futures workshop

Digital Habitats

includes a lot of modeling of learning interactions, stratagems, and tactics using a dozen different social technologies. We’re designing the workshop to support: Getting to know each other, each other’s communities. Exploring real communities, from an insider’s perspective to see community orientations & technology integration. Considering the role and activity of the technology stewards in authentic situations.

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SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008

Nancy White

What are our limits as we integrate social learning into our work environments? Many of us confess to fumbling along and we engage in multiple networks. Yet, many networks are essential for the projects, sectors and people that we work with, and for staying abreast of hot issues.

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Blogs as boundary objects

Mathemagenic

This is a piece from the current version of final chapter of my dissertation where I discuss blogging across various boundaries. While blogging might provide a window onto practices of the blogger, on a surface weblog is just an artefact: text, links and bits of other media.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career. In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals.

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Blog as a nexus of multimembership and accidental brokering

Mathemagenic

This is a piece from the current version of final chapter of my dissertation where I discuss blogging across various boundaries. It draws heavily on the conceptual categories from the work of Etienne Wenger on communities of practice ( Communities of practice: Learning, meaning and identity , 1998) and on the discussion with CPsquare members about those. The notion of nexus adds multiplicity to the notion of trajectory.

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Bridging the gap: working smarter

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Nigel used one of my diagrams in his presentation and this motivated me to explain it in a bit more detail. The slide presentation is designed to be self-explanatory and may help convince management of the need to integrate working and learning.

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Modelling, not shaping

John Tropea - Delicious Community

You will know you’re in a real community of practice if it changes your practices. They reward successive approximations of the desired behaviour. Communities are more like dance halls than factories.

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Community mapping with Kumu: making sense of your community network

Making CommunitySense

Communities are the building blocks of collaboration in today’s networked organizations. They consist of people working together for mutual benefit, developing strong relations, and weaving a web of vibrant interactions. Participatory community mapping method.

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10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

Last week I had the pleasure of providing my final virtual webinar for the first of the UN’s KM Online blended learning programme. You might consider setting up a programme board with some of the senior players, which will keep them collectively on-the-hook for your programme.

SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

A little bit about our respective practices. Just in case Images: A slide deck with: A definition of technology stewardship. The 2001 “Tech Report” for the Federal Council of CIOs was getting out of date. proposed to write an update of it. February 16, 2010.

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The influence of technology on professional identity

Joitske Hulsebosch

John Moravec) The most intriguing element of this concept in my opinion is that professionals need a personal fascination with a subject. The start of a community or practice was a great relief. It is also a central concept in the theory of communities of practice.

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IBM Takes the Wraps off Connections 4

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late August I posted about the imminent release of Version 4 of IBM Connections, a suite of applications that supports team collaboration, enterprise community formation, and social sharing in a business context.

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Job Opportunity: Enterprise Community Manager (Pearson)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Pearson in the UK is hiring for an Enterprise Community Manager, for curation and ongoing support of Pearson's Jive-based global directory and online collaboration space. Pearson has developed a site (built on Jive) to host its global directory and online collaboration and communication space with sophisticated search capabilities to support communities of practice and innovation across Pearson. Coordinate acceptance testing with all communities.

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Jane McConnell's 2010 Intranet Trends Report is Out

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are so many things that we just don't know in the realm of collaboration. It's good to see additional validation of my frameworks. The proportions of organizations with team spaces and community of practice areas, and the degree of integration these have with the intranet today.

Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

News that the Local Government Association is closing its Knowledge Hub as part of a £2 million savings plan provides a reminder of how difficult it is to maintain big one-stop-shop knowledge-sharing systems. Knowledge hubs take a lot of work not just to manage the technical system, but also to continue to recruit users and facilitate interactions. Social networks enable a wider range of connections: how to find people and develop relationships.

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Academic BEtreat (#betreat12) pre-conference call

Jenny Connected

Evidently we will negotiate times for synchronous sessions, but realistically I think I will be working at least until midnight for most of the week. Although I know it could be worse than this I am naturally more of an early bird than a night owl – so it will be an interesting challenge.