One more intro to Communities of Practice & learning therein (3/3)

This introduction is a little heavier on the terminology, but includes a good video and a useful table (which Amplify won’t reliably paste for me) Clipped from http://www.innovativelearning.com Communities of Practice The idea of communities of practice (CoP) is that learning occurs in social contexts that emerge and evolve when people who have common goals … Continue reading

Situated learning and communities of practice (post 2 of mini-series 3): concise and clear summary/intro

Thanks to @TonyHall for passing this on. Clipped from http://www.infed.org the social/situational orientation to learning It is not so much that learners acquire structures or models to understand the world, but they participate in frameworks that that have structure. Learning involves participation in a community of practice. Attending to a behaviour; remembering it as a … Continue reading