Etienne C Wenger

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Cultivating Communities of Practice is one of the most important books to be published in the KM field in the last few years. It is both catching and defining a trend. In some ways the arguments that are put forward in this book have been knocking around the KM industry for a number of years ever since Wenger wrote his seminal book in 1998 on Communities of(More)
The concept of community of practice was not born in the systems theory tradition. It has its roots in attempts to develop accounts of the social nature of human learning inspired by anthropology and social theory (Lave, 1988; Bourdieu, 1977; Giddens, 1984; Foucault, 1980; Vygostsky, 1978). But the concept of community of practice is well aligned with the(More)
CONTEXT It is important to know how patients are affected by becoming opportunistically involved in medical student education. In previous studies, researchers rather than patients set the research agenda and expert patients or people well known to teachers were more often involved than ordinary people. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to explore how ordinary(More)
PURPOSE To explore how undergraduate medical students learn from real patients in practice settings, the factors that affect their learning, and how clerkship learning might be enhanced. METHOD In 2009, 22 medical students in the three clerkship years of an undergraduate medical program in the United Kingdom made 119 near-contemporaneous audio diary(More)
The Spring Symposium on Knowledge-based Environments for Teaching and Learning focused on the use of technology to facilitate learning, training, teaching, counseling, coaxing and coaching. Sixty participants from academia and industry assessed progress made to date and speculated on new tools for building second generation systems. Selection of topics and(More)
In this contribution a newly developed e-learning environment is presented, which incorporates Intelligent Agents and Computational Intelligence Techniques. The new e-learning environment is constituted by three parts, the E-learning platform Front-End, the Student Questioner Reasoning and the Student Model Agent. These parts are distributed geographically(More)
Mobilising knowledge in community-university partnerships: what does a community of practice approach contribute? Angie Hart a , Ceri Davies a , Kim Aumann b , Etienne Wenger c , Kay Aranda a , Becky Heaver a & David Wolff a a Centre for Health Research/Community University Partnership Programme, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK b Boingboing Social(More)
In this contribution a newly developed elearning environment is presented, which incorporates Intelligent Agents and Computational Intelligence Techniques. The new e-learning environment is constituted by three parts, the E-learning platform Front-End, the Student Questioner Reasoning and the Student Model Agent. These parts are distributed geographically(More)
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