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Communities of Practice: A Brief Introduction

@inproceedings{Wenger2009CommunitiesOP,
  title={Communities of Practice: A Brief Introduction},
  author={Etienne Wenger},
  year={2009}
}
  • Etienne Wenger
  • Published 2009
  • Engineering
  • Communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor: a tribe learning to survive, a band of artists seeking new forms of expression, a group of engineers working on similar problems, a clique of pupils defining their identity in the school, a network of surgeons exploring novel techniques, a gathering of first-time managers helping each other cope. A community of practice is not merely a community of interest--people… CONTINUE READING
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