Cases: Using 7 Principles for Cultivating Communities of Practice (working title)
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- 1 Case Studies — WikiEducator
- 2 Summary
- 3 Recommendations
- 4 Resources
- 5 Schedule for Book Chapter
- 6 Abstract
- 7 References
- 8 Layout of Chapter
Case Studies — WikiEducator
Decisions Around Technologies
Designing for Evolution
Inviting Different Levels of Participation
Developing both Public and Private Spaces
Focusing on Value
Combining Familiarity with Excitement
Creating a Rhythm
Schedule for Book Chapter
Key Dates and Deadlines
till June 30, 2009
- Continue call for contributors and co/authors.
- We are encouraging collaborative teams (Second Edition Interestees).
July 1, 2009 to August 1, 2009
- Submit chapter overviews: working titles, summaries, and lists of contributors (Chapter Abstracts).
August 1, 2009 to September 1, 2009
- Submit complete chapter outlines.
September 1, 2009
- Submit complete chapter drafts.
- Soft launch in Second Life (author chats and SL Presentation)
- Official launch at the CoL Conference (PCF6)
In this chapter we present a series of community case studies following these 7 principles for cultivating communities of practice:
- Design for evolution
- Open a dialogue between inside and outside perspectives
- Invite different levels of participation
- Develop both public and private community spaces
- Focus on value
- Combine familiarity and excitement
- Create a rhythm for the community
(Wenger, McDermott, & Snyder, 2002)
The cases will provide a close look at how decisions about community design and technologies to support community activities were made and revised. Framing each case using this set of principles creates a consistent and rich view that will help others involved in online/hybrid communities learn from our experiences.
Wenger, E., McDermott, R., & Snyder, W. M. (2002). Cultivating Communities of Practice. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
Layout of Chapter
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- Currie, Sylvia
- Delich, Patricia
- Deutsch, Nellie
- (possibly Kevin Kelly?)
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