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Beyond Communities of Practice

Beyond Communities of Practice

Learning in Doing: Social, Cog
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This book consists of a set of studies exploring the concept of communities of practice .
Introduction; 1. Literacy, reification, and the dynamics of social interaction David Barton and Mary Hamilton; 2. Language and power in communities of practice Karin Tusting; 3. Mediating allegations of racism in a multiethnic London school: what speech communities and communities of practice can tell us about discourse and power Angela Creese; 4. 'I've picked some up from a colleague': language, sharing, and communities of practice in an institutional setting Frances Rock; 5. The person in the doing: negotiating the experience of self Maria Clara Keating; 6. Communities of practice and learning communities: do bilingual co-workers learn in community? Deirdre Martin; 7. Moving beyond communities of practice in adult basic education Steven Robert Harris and Nicola Shelswell; 8. Communities of practice in higher education: useful heuristic or educational model? Mary Lea; 9. Communities of practice, risk, and Sellafield Greg Myers; 10. Semiotic social spaces and affinity spaces: from 'the age of mythology' to today's schools James Paul Gee.
This book consists of a set of studies exploring the concept of 'communities of practice'.

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Autor: David Barton
ISBN-13: 9780521836432
ISBN: 0521836433
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 243
Gewicht: 472 g
Format: 236x170x19 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: David Barton, Karin Tusting
David Barton is Professor of Language and Literacy in the Department of Linguistics at Lancaster University. He is Director of the Lancaster Literacy Research Centre. His main work has been concerned with carrying out detailed studies of literacy practices in different domains of life and with rethinking the nature of literacy in contemporary society. Karin Tusting is a Research Associate at the Literacy Research Centre at Lancaster University. She is currently working on the Adult Learners' Lives project, an ethnography study of the relationship between learning and other aspects of people's lives, working with adult literacy, numeracy, and ESOL learners.

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Autor: David Barton
ISBN-13:: 9780521836432
ISBN: 0521836433
Erscheinungsjahr: 07.01.2015
Gewicht: 472g
Seiten: 243
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 236x170x19 mm