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March 10, 2009

ThoughtFest 09

March 10, 2009

Last week I was fortunate to be one of the attendees at the fantastic Thought Fest 2009 conference, held at the University of Salford's Think Lab. Organised by organized by Pontydysgu with the support of the JISC Evolve network and the European Mature-IP project, the event attracted top class learning technology researchers and practitioners from across Europe. Potential ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

June 27, 2008

Developing Innovation Networks and Communities of Practice – and the Future of Emerge

June 27, 2008

The report from the Emerge small project – Developing Innovation Networks and Communities of Practice – is now available at:  The underlying aim of project was to look at how the Emerge Community could develop in the future in a sustainable way. To do this, it created a number of case studies covering a very wide area to ...

From: Jim Hensman - Read more

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 14, 2007

Digital cohesion, social software and the European Union

October 14, 2007

Sorry for the lack of podcasts lately. I'm in a round of conferences and meetings. The good news is I have great new material - the bad news no time to edit it. I'm going to Portugal for the eLaerning Lisboa conference, organised as part of the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union. I swore off ...

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June 05, 2007

eLIDA CAMEL Slide

June 05, 2007

Hi everyone,Hope all goes well in Second Life today. I need to give apologies on this occasion, as taken up with other things. However, on behalf of the eLIDA CAMEL Design for Learning JISC-funded project team, here's our brief slide presentation about the eLIDA CAMEL, which is focusing on communities of practice in e-learning and design for learning practitioner sequence creation and ...

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May 14, 2007

emerging sounds with Geroge Roberts

May 14, 2007

Welcome to the second week of emerging Sounds. Hope you are enjoying them. Today's programme features Gerge Roberts. George is the Emerge Project Director. In this interview he talks about the Emerge project and about the ideas behind the devlopment of communities of practice.Don-t forget to ring or skype me if you would like to be interviewed on a ...

From: Graham Attwell - Read more

April 09, 2007

Emerge weblog roundup

April 09, 2007

Some interesting posts on site from the past week:Ben Werdmuller: Web Sources    Are educational technologists in the blogosphere too self-referential? Would they benefit from reading more web 2.0 tech sites? Neil Witt: (logged in users only) I Community therefore I Practice    What is a Community of Practice, and can you really 'make' one? Graham Attwell replies here. Lawrie Phipps: ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more