Defining a Community of Practice

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license I have been spending a bit of time lately with the idea of communities of practice. One of the things that becomes clear quickly is that there are many different definitions and descriptions. Etienne and Beverly Wenger-Trayner suggest that: Communities of practice are formed by…

Can You Share the Link, Please

An open plea for people to share flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license As I ponder and reflect on another DigiCon Conference, I was astounded by the lack of sharing. Very few people seemed to publish their resources for their sessions. I am not sure if people were sharing in…

What Makes a Comment?

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license There are many out there who claim that blogging as it once was is dead. One of the biggest reasons given is the death of the comment. The question that does not seem to get asked very often is what it actually means to…