Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity

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Cambridge University Press, 1998 - Business & Economics - 318 pages
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Presents a broad conceptual framework for thinking about learning as a process of social participation.
  

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Review: Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity (Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives)

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In this book the author explores the concept of organizational design from two perspectives of practice and identity and explores how those perspectives inform the creation of community within ... Read full review

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I read through a selected sample of roughly 40% of this book on how groups of people interact and learn together and found that though it had its moments, I was getting frustrated by Wenger's constant ... Read full review

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Page 47 - It is in this sense that they constitute a community of practice. The concept of practice connotes doing, but not just doing in and of itself. It is doing in a historical and social context that gives structure and meaning to what we do.
Page 4 - Such participation shapes not only what we do, but also who we are and how we interpret what we do.
Page 3 - ... and inevitable, and that - given a chance - we are quite good at it? And what if, in addition, we assumed that learning is, in its essence, a fundamentally social phenomenon, reflecting our own deeply social nature as human beings capable of knowing?
Page 4 - Participation here refers not just to local events of engagement in certain activities with certain people, but to a more encompassing process of being active participants in the practices of social communities and constructing identities in relation to these communities.

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