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Building open communities

Jenny Connected

Sylvia Currie who manages the SCoPE community at BC Campus spoke to FSLT13 last week on her work as a community facilitator and organizer.

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Value Creation in Communities of Practice

Jenny Connected

s most recent work on value creation in communities of practice. Communities are responsible to each other and for the domain. link].

Coping with so many flavors of CoP

Learning Alliances

The conversations about communities of practice are a case in point. Share: Communities of practice Digital Habitats technology_stewardship

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Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. This collaboration takes place in a network of currently 7 communities of practice (CoPs).

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Planning and Evaluating Your CoP (amplifying and other good stuff)

Nancy White

Here’s his note : “Check out @nancywhite ‘s Full Circle Associates on Communities of Practice (CoPs). Jeff added value.

#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. Learning in these CoPs serves this purpose. Chapter 2 Community. Key words. Notes.

CoP: learning as a social system

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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Monday Video: 4 Perspectives on CoP Evaluation

Nancy White

I often have a “deer in the headlight&# look when someone asks me about evaluating communities of practice. The video came out today.

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

Tagged: communities of practice , CoPs , cpsquare , emergent learning , Engestrom , Wenger. Learning 1 – non-conscious, tacit.

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

Tagged: communities of practice , CoPs , cpsquare , emergent learning , Engestrom , Wenger. Learning 1 – non-conscious, tacit.

Measuring activity and usefulness in CoPs - KnowledgeBoard

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities of practice are complex creatures, and thus their measurement is not simple. So the history of CoP management is full of references to indicator-building, to attempts at significant reporting, and to a wide variety of more or less objective measurements. The number of perspectives that can be used is enormous.

KM, Communities and the “Little Free Library”

Chris Collison

and was struck by the idea, and its parallels in the world of networks and communities of practice. Take a book, return a book.)

Recording of Etienne Wenger’s talk

Jenny Connected

Etienne talks about social learning theory, identity, communities of practice, power, knowledge and learning in the 21st century – too much to comment on here – but these are some of the notes I jotted down (for my own purposes – not intended as a report) at the time. Communities of practice. A classroom is not a CoP.

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Networked learning, CoPs and connectivism

Jenny Connected

…… all of which to me seem to imply that there is some confusion about the difference between a community of practice and a network. I think it would help to say what it is not – and that might help to distinguish it from communities of practice (although Wenger et al have already published about this) and connectivism.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Function of News in Community. And by community I don’t mean articles with comments. Fndamentals of an Online Community.

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

Nancy White

Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content. A website in itself is not a community of practice.

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Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare

Jenny Connected

By we I mean, Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and myself and by CPsquare I mean the community of practice on communities of practice.

Ponderings on Network & Community Governance Part 1

Full Circle Associates

KM4Dev has been around for over 10 years and grown to be a vibrant and respected community. A community of practice (CoP)?

2014 36

Knoco stories: Top 10 success factors for Communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Top 10 success factors for Communities of practice. CoP Launch, Middle East. What factors make a Community of Practice successful?

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Knoco stories: Why Communities of Practice die young

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Why Communities of Practice die young. The Community of Practice was too small. The Holder college CoP was too small to live.

2014 33

COP-PPLD: Home

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

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Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare

Jenny Connected

By we I mean, Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and myself and by CPsquare I mean the community of practice on communities of practice.

Knoco stories: When communities of practice are not the answer

John Tropea - Delicious Community

When communities of practice are not the answer. Communities of practice are a mainstay of very many Knowledge Management Frameworks.

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The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

There is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators. Quite a few members of the CPsquare community work independently as community facilitators or for an organisation. Tagged: CoPs , cpsquare , facilitation , online learning. Ask for a bio to post up.

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Home - First Responder Communities

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

USA's Homeland Security portal for first responder CoPs. Tags: communities_of_practice

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KM4Dev and Bev and Etienne Wenger-Trayner – April 6-7 2017

Full Circle Associates

Care about communities of practice? Our focus is communities of practice: the heaven and everything else. In international development?

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Cultivating Communities of Practice: Making Them Grow - YouTube

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Cultivating Communities of Practice: Making Them Grow. Communities of Practice are everywhere (Wenger, 1998). suggests, even launching a single community involves considerable preparation to insure [sic] its success. Learning in Communities of Practice. What is communities of practice. Communities Of Practice.

2014 24

Prepping for a Think Tank Presentation

Michelle Laurie

knowledge management collaboration complexity conference CoPs networks social networking In general, it’s a tangle of terminology.

2013 23

My Harvest from a Think Tank on Assessing Collaboration

Michelle Laurie

Don’t get caught in the tangle of terminology between learning networks, knowledge networks, CoPs. Relationship among group of organizations.

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DEFENSE ACQUISITION REVIEW JOURNAL

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

An article on successful CoPs. Tags: elearningColombia communities_of_practice roles

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Useful conversations for fledgling CoP

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On Tuesday I worked with three new communities of practice in a government agency. Community Orientations : a concept developed by Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith and described here. Each group was quite different but in all of them we talked about the things the groups should do first. Discussion tables.

CoP Series #9: Community Heartbeats

Nancy White

Community Heartbeats - when synchronous interactions matter . They can keep the heartbeat of a learning community going strong.

Wenger-Trayner new website – new BEtreats

Jenny Connected

This is what was written on the website last year: ‘In a collaborative atmosphere with a small, strategically committed group, we spend four intensive days developing leadership and facilitation capabilities for cultivating communities of practice and networks. Tagged: betreat11 , CoPs , course , Trayner , Wenger. What is BEtreat?

CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

Community Leadership in Learning - bees, mentors, coaches, experts and friends . Community cultivator - These are the relationship people.

Digital Storytelling in the US Army

Jenny Connected

This week Jonathan Silk, a US Army Officer stationed at the United StatesMilitary Academy at West point, NY, shared his digital story telling practice with the CPsquare community. For this digital storytelling work he won the 2012 Pepperdine Award for outstanding work in community development. The technology. Managing story collection.

CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?

Nancy White

Many people get worried about making sure their group is a CoP. Is a “class&# or “cohort of learners&# a community? link].

CoP Series #3: Community - without people?

Nancy White

Community - because without people, you just have a pile of content. From the “no duh&# perspective, there is no community without people.

‘Identity in practice’, ‘Participation and non-participation’

Jenny Connected

These are the titles of Chapters 6 and 7 in Etienne Wenger’s Book – Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning and Identity. (p. a way of talking about how learning changes who we are and creates personal histories of becoming in the context of our communities’. 143-172). On p.5 of his book Etienne defines Identity as. ‘a p.159).

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

We have talked throughout this series on communities of practice about “content.&# It is alive in our learning communities. .

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

This is the 10th and last in a series of blog posts I wrote for Darren Sidnick about communities of practice in an elearning context late last year.