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Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity (Learning in Doing)

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Publisher Comments:

Learning is becoming an urgent topic. Nations worry about the learning of their citizens, companies about the learning of their workers, schools about the learning of their students. But it is not always easy to think about how to foster learning in innovative ways. This book presents a framework for doing that, with a social theory of learning that is ground-breaking yet accessible, with profound implications not only for research, but also for all those who have to foster learning as part of their responsibilites at work, at home, at school.

Synopsis:

Presents a broad conceptual framework for thinking about learning as a process of social participation.

Synopsis:

This book presents a new social theory of learning. As learning becomes a topic of great urgency for nations, businesses, and schools, Communities of Practice presents a broad conceptual framework for thinking about learning as a process of social participation.

Synopsis:

Presents a broad conceptual framework for thinking about learning as a process of social participation.

Table of Contents

Prologue; Part I. Practice: Introduction I; 1. Meaning; 2. Community; 3. Learning; 4. Boundary; 5. Locality; Coda I. Knowing in practice; Part II. Identity: Introduction II; 6. Identity in practice; 7. Participation and non-participation; 8. Modes of belonging; 9. Identification and negotiability; Coda II. Learning communities; Conclusion: Introduction III; 10. Learning architectures; 11. Organizations; 12. Education; Epilogue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521663632
Editor:
Pea, Roy
Editor:
Brown, John Seely
Editor:
Pea, Roy
Editor:
Brown, John Seely
Author:
Brown, John Seely
Author:
Pea, Roy
Author:
Wenger, Etienne
Author:
Heath, Christian
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Personality
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Learning
Subject:
Organizational learning
Subject:
Learning, psychology of
Subject:
Active learning
Subject:
Social learning
Subject:
Learning -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Personalityy
Subject:
Psychology-Cognitive Science
Subject:
Psychology
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.08x6.01x.73 in. 1.02 lbs.

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