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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
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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...

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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.

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