Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

Nancy White

Last Monday I was a guest of the Leadership Learning Community for an short online gathering. Communities, Networks and Engagement: Finding a Place for Action. But what happens when we say “we’re building an online community” but few engage? My experience is that in communities where people care about what they are working with (the “domain”) they also care about quality and help weed out the “iffy” stuff.

Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Does a learning community or community of practice need roles to function well? What about the self-organising power of communities? On the 29th of March we did a session (we = Sibrenne Wagenaar en Joitske Hulsebosch) about roles in networked learning.

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Here’s Where the E-Learning Community Provides Practical Value


We also discussed ways that being part of the community can help make you an elearning superstar. I get a lot of emails about how to get started with elearning or how to learn more. One of my first suggestions is to jump into the community forums and start asking for help.

My first MOOC: diary of 1 of 24,000 students following a truly “Massive Open Online Course”

Making CommunitySense

is the Learn Creative Learning MOOC organized by MIT Media Lab, which will run from February- May 2013. A bot subdivides the masses into learning groups, clever! There is “the mother of all Google+” communities supporting the whole course.

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Learning, community values and my skills – this is what I can bring to The Kootenay Coop Board

Michelle Laurie

In short it comes down to learning, community values and I believe I can make a strong contribution with my skills. Learning. Shared Values & Community. I am excited about the opportunity to learn first hand from a cooperative business model.

Thoughts about community as curriculum in #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

The idea of community as curriculum is not new. He has grounded the idea of ‘community as curriculum’ in the practice of the community, but he has also stated very clearly what he means by community and what he means by curriculum.

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Communities of Practice and virtual learning communities: benefits, barriers and success factors


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The Iceberg Effect of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

There are a few things that come up somewhat regularly: Community managers are under pressure to justify what they do to peers and bosses that don’t really see or understand what tasks make up their day. Helping to translate and negotiate between organizational and community needs.

Teams, communities and networks in terms of communication forms


One of the things I came up when playing with different ideas was to position teams, communities and networks in respect to the most prevalent forms of communication in each case (in all cases the other forms of communication are there as well, but are not at the core of it).

The shoemaker and his (own) mould

Joitske Hulsebosch

It got me thinking again about how hard it is to share materials between professionals, and learn from each other''s unique way of working. This week I facilitated the third session of a community of practice. collective learning communities of practice professional identity

On Communities & Virtual Learning Communities «


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Workshop: Learning Communities, Etienne Wenger

John Tropea - Delicious Community

skip to main | skip to sidebar Monday, October 22, 2007 Workshop: Learning Communities, Etienne Wenger The workshop began with people sitting in groups of between 8 and 10. There are so many expressions - community of practice, learning community, discussion forum.

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Steve Hargadon: John Seely Brown on Web 2.0 and the Culture of Learning (School 2.0, Part 6)


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21st Century Learning: The Art of Building Virtual Communities


21st Century Learning « Learning 2.0 | Main | Meme: 8 Random Facts » The Art of Building Virtual Communities This is cross posted over on techLEARNING. Youd think developing a virtual learning community (VLC) or online community of practice (CoP) would be easier. Because communities of practice are voluntary, to be successful over time they need the ability to generate enough excitement, relevance, and value to attract and engage members.

Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum


Community as Curriculum“, in: D. Peters, Education in the Creative Economy: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Innovation, New York: Peter Lang, 2010. This text is an extract of a forthcoming book ((Spring 2010) Education in the Creative Economy: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Innovation, a book edited by Araya and Peters and Published by Peter Lang. Community as Curriculum. How can one choose learning opportunities that will contribute to success?

Communities of Practice: Conversations to Collaboration by Steve Dale


For a good number of years Communities (of Practice, of Interest, of Purpose, etc. You can check out the deck over here (Or flip through the embedded slides below) and in it you would be able to find the following topics covered: "What is a "Community of Practice" (CoP)?"

Launch of Communities & Networks Connection

Viv Mcwaters

It says Communities & Networks Connection - and it’s being launched tomorrow. It brings together good content from bloggers and other sources around the topic of communities and networks. I’ve always been passionate about communities and how they connect; and more recently the potential of electronic connection. Many of us are still learning about this potential, so I’m looking forward to the journey. Tags: Learning Community

CoP Series #3: Community - without people?

Nancy White

focused on CoPs in a learning context –> From: Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Community - because without people, you just have a pile of content. Community - because without people, you just have a pile of content. The community: from [link].

Networks and Communities of Practice: What is the difference? | Leadership Learning Community [beta]

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leadership Learning Community [beta] Login Join LLC About Us Advanced Search Community Connections Knowledge & Resources Consulting Services Learning Circles & Events DONATE NOW Secure Donations by Networks and Communities of Practice: What is the difference? Posted September 9th, 2007 by Claire Reinelt in communities of practice networks Networks and communities of practice are often terms that are used interchangeably.

5 Tips for Knowledge Gardeners: How to Grow a Collaborative Learning Community by Josh Little : Learning Solutions Magazine

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Imagine the impact a healthy learning community could have on your organization. Thatplace is called collaborative learning. Growing a healthylearning community is a lot like growing a healthy garden. How about a learning scavenger hunt?

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


However, in the last couple of days, I have been playing, experimenting and learning quite a bit more about Google Plus itself and how it will be redefining the way I interact on the Social Web. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Podcast222: Using Technology for Building Learning Communities by Alan November » Moving at the Speed of Creativity


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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection


For a good number of years, almost from the very beginning since I have gotten involved rather heavily with social software in my role both as a Knowledge Manager and Community Builder, I have been saying that the major drivers of social software adoption within the enterprise are communities, whichever flavour you would want to consider (of Practice, of Interest, of Purpose, etc. Thus as you can see a tremendous potential for Communities and Networks Connection.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

How communities of practice give us access to observing, orienting, deciding, and acting in a world of practice. Happy Corner, where the tailors studied by Jean Lave (2011) worked in the 1970′s, was a remarkable community of practice. And the world changes as communities evolve.

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The difference between communities of practice and action learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Tomorrow I'm going to present the difference between the theories of communities of practice and action learning (and between the communities themselves and action-reflection groups). CoP = community of practice, AL = Action Learning). Tags: action learning communities of practice

Sustaining Communities

Jenny Connected

The subject of the research paper that I have recently submitted (with a colleague) is the challenges facing ‘artificially’ created communities. By this we mean communities that are set up as part of a funded project. Does this management team have any responsibilities to the wider, larger community that it might unexpectedly have created and if so what are these responsibilities? How does the community perceive its responsibilities?

What Defines a Community Manager?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

by Rachel Happe on June 9, 2009 What is a community manager? For us at The Community Roundtable this is a complex issue because it gets at the heart of who we target and invite in to our community. I would bet that the timeframe is different for different types of communities.

Simon Hearn on Online Community Facilitation

Nancy White

I was going to say “online community management&# in the title, because I know that is a hot search term, but I just could not do it. A couple of months ago Simon and I got on Skype to learn more about Simon’s community facilitation and stewardship work.

The Value of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

significance) – our experience shows us that communities without community managers are much more likely to die off, go off track, become thorny stews, or get so insular that they can’t grow or evolve. So having a community manager is definitely worthwhile.

Flinders Academic Commons: “Only Connect” : communities of practice and university students - librarian as conduit


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CoP Series #9: Community Heartbeats

Nancy White

This is the nineth in a series of blog posts I wrote for Darren Sidnick late last year in the context of communities of practice as part of online learning initiatives. Community Heartbeats - when synchronous interactions matter .

Embracing Uncertainty, Diversity and Othering for Learning

Full Circle Associates

For a little over 2 years I’ve been supporting an internal learning program for my colleague Pete Cranston of Euforic Services. As we wrap up this project on “Learning about learning” in an international development context, Pete and I have debriefed and he is writing a series of comprehensive blog posts on our reflections. How does otherness help us learn? (Dr One important way to learn is with and from others. What did we actually learn?

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CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

Community Leadership in Learning - bees, mentors, coaches, experts and friends . When we dream of community learning, we often have this idyllic fantasy that they justwork. While it may take a village or wider family to raise a child, it takes roles to raise a community.

Connected Collaboration by Alan Lepofsky


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Talking about Learning in Business by Jay Cross


It is eventually linking to a videocast from one of the folks I have been following and admiring for a long while now, who is successfully shaking the corporate ground trying to wake us all up into new, much more engaging, meaningful, efficient and effective methods for Learning while at work.

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

We have talked throughout this series on communities of practice about “content.&# Books, papers, self-paced learning modules, resources, learner discussions, reflective logs/blogs, images, audio, video. It is alive in our learning communities. .

Seth Godin Explains Why You Need a Tribe by Loic Lemeur


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Why I’m an IBMer


Those folks that help me keep sharp, real and on my toes, during the course of the day; who help me learn constantly while on the job (There’s never a dull / boring moment, I can tell you that!);

The Impact of Corporate Culture on Social Media (IBM’s Case Study) by Adam Christensen


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