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Tell me and I'll forget, show me and I'll remember, involve me and I understand.
"Old Chinese proverb"

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. In a nutshell:knowing

Etienne Wenger

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Question 3
by Rhyon Caldwell - Wednesday, 25 August 2010, 10:02 AM
What role do “social” elements play in learning and how can we design learning environments that promote desired kinds of interactions?
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by Rhyon Caldwell - Wednesday, 25 August 2010, 10:01 AM
How can we practically come to understand such contexts in ways that will help us design effective learning technologies?
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Question 1
by Rhyon Caldwell - Wednesday, 25 August 2010, 10:00 AM
What makes a particular technology for teaching, learning, or knowledge development "fit" a social or organizational context—such as a workplace, school, or university?
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