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EDU8605 Building Communities of Practice

Short Description: Building Communities Practice
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070303 - Education Studies
Grading basis : Graded


This course aims to critically examine the concept of Communities of Practice and related phenomenon emerging across sectors as diverse as education, management, and the social sciences. By applying theoretical and empirical frameworks to highlight issues around conflict, trust and mutuality, inclusion, power, and the significance of broader social and organizational contexts, learners will investigate and evaluate the development and sustainability of Communities of Practice. Participants in the course will experience first-hand the development of a learning community as they create their own knowledge around organising themes and key capacities for the building and facilitation of Communities of Practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online