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A New Community of Practice

Before working with the students the academic staff and archivists met to explore what a new COP might look like. We found that we had a lot in common already. Sharing practice has resulted in the delivery of two papers … Continue reading

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Communities of Practice and Situated Learning

The research methodology draws on a combination of object-based-learning (Chatterjee & Duhs 2010), situated learning and a communities of practice model (Lave and Wenger 1991; Wenger et al 2002). Communities of Practice Communities of Practice is a term proposed by … Continue reading

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Tremough Archive Sessions

On Monday 21 and Wednesday 23 February students had archive sessions using the Patrick Gale and Nick Darke collections at Tremough. Kym and Niamh introduced the sessions, asking the students to complete ‘personal meaning maps’ to find out what archives … Continue reading

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