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January 15, 2009

Blogs vs Wkis - The debate

January 15, 2009

For those of you who thought that the debate about blogs and wikis was new, here is a video clip unearthed by Nancy White to demonstrate that it has been a source of heated disagreement for some time - and at quite a high level!Blogs or Wikis - which is the ...

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July 31, 2008

Last chance to vote for your favourite chapter

July 31, 2008

I hope these postings are not seen as being totally irrelevant to the group; I really do think that this ought to be of interest to a good number of you. The CPSquare bookclub is launching a poll to select the chapters from "Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators" for inclusion in ...

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June 30, 2008

Time flies ...

June 30, 2008

Waaah!  Time goes by so quickly.  The last thing I posted here was in January, since the book has been published (Feb 2008), I have got a new job (in Marseille, starting in October) and the book is featuring in a book club (starting next month). What book? - "Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for ...

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January 08, 2008

Looking at Technorati

January 08, 2008

Strange how you loose track of things, I have just rediscoverd my Technorati Profile from 2004! I wonder how many other redundent and forgotten links we all have out ...

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November 14, 2007

Scent marking on Facebook

November 14, 2007

There, I hope the title got your attention.  It was prompted by a series of discussions I had, both in real life and with some of my 'virtual friends' on Facebook, about what people do on different types of social networking sites and why. The group for my book (doh! - must get out of publicity mode) that I ...

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October 29, 2007

Men without beards

October 29, 2007

OK, for a limited period only, here I am without a beard - I had to dig way back in the past for this - circa 1970 I guess. Normal (bearded) service will be resumed shortly ...

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October 24, 2007

Facebook and new books

October 24, 2007

Dear all, In the early part of next year, I will be publishing a two-volume book of edited papers called "Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators".  The first volume deals mainly with co-located Communities of Practice while the second volume deals mainly with Distributed / Virtual Communities of Practice.  In all, there are about 40 chapters with ...

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October 19, 2007

Mea culpa - mea maxima culpa.

October 19, 2007

Dear all, I feel that I must prefix my first post with an apology - I came across this project some time ago and thought "the creation of a sustainable community of practice (CoP) that will develop and exploit new emergent technologies for use in educational settings" - that's for me!  ... and then did nothing about it.  I ...

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