Social learning systems and communities of practice (Book, 2010) []
skip to content
Social learning systems and communities of practice

Social learning systems and communities of practice

Author: Chris Blackmore
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Social Learning Systems and Communities of Practice is a collection of classical and contemporary writing associated with learning and systemic change in contexts ranging from cities, to rural  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Blackmore
ISBN: 9781849961325 1849961328
OCLC Number: 835324952
Description: 1 vol. (xv-225 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Figures.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Part I Early Traditions of Social Learning Systems.- 1. Government as a Learning System.- 2. Insights into Appreciation and Learning Systems.- Part II Critical Social Learning Systems - The Hawkesbury Tradition.- 3. The Community Challenge: The Learning Response.- 4. Sustainability, Social Learning and the Democratic Imperative: Lessons from the Australian Landcare Movement.- 5. Traditions of Understanding: Language, Dialogue and Experience.- 6. Messy Issues, Worldviews and Systemic Competencies.- Part III Communities of Practice.- 7. Our World as a Learning System: A Communities-of-practice Approach.- 8. Conceptual Tools for CoPs as Social Learning Systems: Boundaries, Identity, Trajectories and Participation.- 9. Learning Nursing in the Workplace Community: The Generation of Professional Capital.- 10. Graduate Professional Education from a Community of Practice Perspective: The Role of Social and Technical Working.- 11. Communities of Practice and Social Learning Systems: The Career of a Concept.- Part IV Synthesis.- 12. Managing Systemic Change: What Future Roles for Social Learning Systems and Communities of Practice?.- Index
Responsibility: Chris Blackmore, editor.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

From the reviews:"This collection of essays, starting with the work of Donald Schoen and Geoffrey Vickers, and concluding with the work of Richard Bawden and Etienne Wenger among other Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.