Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1 | Full Circle Associates

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Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Darren wrote: This is a series of blogs on Communities of Practice (CoP).

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I’m guest blogging on communities of practice | Full Circle Associates

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Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 07 2008 I’m guest blogging on communities of practice Published by Nancy White at 4:02 pm under Uncategorized , communities of practice I don’t think I’ve ever been a guest blogger before, but starting today I’m doing a series on communities of practice on Darren Sidnick’s blog.

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Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice | Full Circle Associates

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It is the story of a community of birdwatchers in Central Park in New York City and how they observed, loved and obsessed over a family of Red-Tailed Hawks that raised a family on an apartment ledge just of Central Park. Identifying a new practice and refining it.)

Full Circle Associates " Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1

Nancy White

Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Darren wrote: This is a series of blogs on Communities of Practice (CoP).

Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Darren wrote: This is a series of blogs on Communities of Practice (CoP).

Connected futures: New social strategies and tools for communities of practice | Full Circle Associates

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What role do technologies such as blogs, wikis and social booking might play in your community’s development? To get the most out of it, make sure you set aside an hour a day to participate. Share and Enjoy: One response so far One Response to “Connected futures: New social strategies and tools for communities of practice&# # Silence and Voice » Blog Archive » WordPress Upgrade and into a Vortex on 22 May 2008 at 4:04 pm [.]

Anecdote: Revitalising communities of practice

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Filed in Communities of practice. I’m truly blessed in knowing lots of interesting people. ” I said something like that to John Smith this morning on the topic of revitalising communities of practice.

Anecdote: Community of Practice success story

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Filed in Collaboration , Communities of practice. One of the best ways to illustrate the value of Community of Practice efforts is to find stories of success and to use them. We previously posted on the publication of Stories from the Coal Face, a booklet produced by Rio Tintos coal division that communicates many of the ways that CoP have added value to the business.

Anecdote: Vital behaviours for communities of practice

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Filed in Communities of practice. Over at the Influencer blog David Maxfield has written a four post series on improving teamwork based on one of the key insights from his co-authored book, also called Influencer , which is simply changing a few behaviours can drive a lot of change. What are the vital behaviours for communities of practice? The idea of community orientations was introduced to me by Nancy White.

Finding the domain for communities of practice

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One of the key challenges in starting a community of practice is to find the right domain - the topic that people are passionate enough about and interested enough in to contribute some of their discretionary time and effort. One of the tests we use is the I am a. It might be only 5% of their job, but its what they really love. Often its the reason they do what they do, and also the reason they put up with the other 95% of their work.

Starting a community of practice - fostering relationships

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Filed in Communities of practice. In starting any community of practice, the first objective is to help the members recognise the value they will get from being and working together. Often we will help organisations kick their communities off with a work shop that has a number of objectives but perhaps the most important is to foster deeper connections among the potential members. Here are some of the activities Ive used to do that.

Anecdote: Communities of Practice - a strategic technology?

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Home What we do Keynote Speaking About Us Whitepapers Anecdote Associates Clients Contact us Story Finder Categories Anecdotes Book reviews Business storytelling Changing behaviour Collaboration Communities of practice Expertise location Communication Employee engagement Evaluation Fun Knowledge Leadership News Questions Quotes Story collection Strategic clarity « Thinking strategically about communities of practice | Main | Why use business narrative techniques?

Communities and Collaboration » Communities of Practice Case Studies

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Google Policy Facilitation Video Standards fun Software Presentations Event Blogs Uncategorized Information Management Reports Social Computing Central Government Social Networking Tools Social Media Public Sector Knowledge Management Delicious Links Communities of Practice Web2.0 -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing. Some of thee case studies include early-stage estimates of value generated. delicious digg google stumbleupon technorati Yahoo!

Communities and Collaboration " Communities of Practice: Conversations to Collaboration

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Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0 Communities of Practice -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing. I can’t over-emphasise enough the importance of this role and the people who perform it.

Anecdote: Explaining the action-oriented communities of practice model

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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 « 50 Web2.0 Filed in Communities of practice.

Anecdote: The difference between communities of practice and knowledge networks

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Filed in Communities of practice , Narrative. In chapter 7 Steve makes a clear distinction between CoPs and Networks where the latter consists of a group of people who link together for mutual benefit, such as an alumni. While a community of practice is a group with formed for the purpose of improving member practice. But when we consider the middle ground it seems that the organising structure is in the eye of the beholder.

Steve Dale online " Identifying Community of Practice Needs

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Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0 Communities of Practice -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing. The following table identifies various needs of a CoP, dependent on its primary purpose.

Steve Dale online " Value benchmarking of networks and communities of practice

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Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0

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.

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.

Engagement and motivation in collaborative action | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

com-prac : Message: Re: [cp] CoPs and unpaid volunteers The question I have asked myself is, “What is the experience of becoming an especially active member of a community of practice?&# A good starting place, but I think in practice, we need to go deeper.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I am finally getting the rest of the series up. Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. Community influences technology and technology influences community.

CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | Full Circle Associates

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Published by Nancy White at 5:48 am under communities of practice , learning This is a reblog of a guest blog post I did on Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology Blog: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? Try it out on some of your learners.

CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 5:48 am under communities of practice , learning This is a reblog of a guest blog post I did on Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology Blog: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? Try it out on some of your learners.

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How do you title a book well? | Full Circle Associates

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Published by Nancy White at 4:59 pm under technology stewardship We are down to the little things to finish up our book, which is currently titled “Stewarding Technology for Communities of Practice.&# Some of the feedback we’ve gotten from our friends is that the title is… well… BORING! Stewarding technology for communities You want me to do what? Yes, stewarding tech for your community can get both very meshy and messy!!

How do you title a book well? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 4:59 pm under technology stewardship We are down to the little things to finish up our book, which is currently titled “Stewarding Technology for Communities of Practice.&# Some of the feedback we’ve gotten from our friends is that the title is… well… BORING! Stewarding technology for communities You want me to do what? Yes, stewarding tech for your community can get both very meshy and messy!!

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

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Communities and Collaboration. Communities and Collaboration. Communities and Collaboration » Page Maximising the power of collective knowledge. Communities. Communities of Practice. Pitfalls and Advantages of Accredited Online LPN Programs. Activity Streams Meet the World of Manufacturing. Dissident Blog - A contrary view of the world. Maximising the power of collective knowledge. technorati.

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CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

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Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

Full Circle Associates " Catch up strategies in online courses

Nancy White

Bron’s Spot Last week I was facing what many of our online learners must face – a guilt trip about not devoting enough time to a course and being overwhelmed by decisions. Do I try and contact someone, perhaps a buddy, and try to get the abridged version of what has passed me by?

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Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Bron’s Spot Last week I was facing what many of our online learners must face – a guilt trip about not devoting enough time to a course and being overwhelmed by decisions. Do I try and contact someone, perhaps a buddy, and try to get the abridged version of what has passed me by?

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Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Bron’s Spot Last week I was facing what many of our online learners must face – a guilt trip about not devoting enough time to a course and being overwhelmed by decisions. Do I try and contact someone, perhaps a buddy, and try to get the abridged version of what has passed me by?

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Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Bron’s Spot Last week I was facing what many of our online learners must face – a guilt trip about not devoting enough time to a course and being overwhelmed by decisions. Do I try and contact someone, perhaps a buddy, and try to get the abridged version of what has passed me by?

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Facilitation Card Decks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have a stack of different card decks that have been created for various purposes that I use. I wanted to share some of them, and find out what you use and how. I know many of the people who produced these sets. Some of the ones I use [link].

Technology: blogs and inequality on the web

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Jakob Nielsen refers to the famous 90-9-1 rule for large-scale, multi-user online communities that 90% of users are lurkers, 9% contributes and 1% accounts for most contributions. I think the danger of the rule is the people working with smaller (sometimes pass-word) protected online community spaces take the same rule as a guideline and accept this high level of inequality. of the blogger posting daily.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

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Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Please note: I don’t directly employ any of these people. I founded Full Circle in 1997 to allow me to to tap both my and my network’s breadth of skills, knowledge and interest in a productive and creative way. We focus on online and offline strategies with a passionate interest in online community and collaboration. These individuals along with others in Nancy’s network are all independent consultants, not employees of Full Circle Associates.

Engagement and motivation in collaborative action | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

com-prac : Message: Re: [cp] CoPs and unpaid volunteers The question I have asked myself is, “What is the experience of becoming an especially active member of a community of practice?&# A good starting place, but I think in practice, we need to go deeper.

Engagement and motivation in collaborative action | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

com-prac : Message: Re: [cp] CoPs and unpaid volunteers The question I have asked myself is, “What is the experience of becoming an especially active member of a community of practice?&# A good starting place, but I think in practice, we need to go deeper.