Getting Started with Communities of Practice

Topic Overview

Interview with: Jarrod Parkes

Interview on student isolation in online courses with Jarrod Parkes, Course Developer at Udacity.

Scholarly Resources

For a little more information on the value, applicability, generalizability, and difficulties in the design of controlled experiment, see the following:

For more information, see also Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity by Etienne Wenger and Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger.

Additional quality resources are available from CPsquare and Connected Educators.

General Media

These sources would generally not be suitable for use in your assignments, but they may provide a useful general overview of the topic if you find yourself struggling with the more scholarly resources.