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ERIC Number: EJ625206
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0418
Knowledge Management Issues for Online Organisations: 'Communities of Practice' as an Exploratory Framework.
Davenport, Elisabeth
Journal of Documentation, v57 n1 p61-75 Jan 2001
Defines communities of practice; reviews studies of situated learning and situated action; and suggests that these two activities may characterize the learning process in communities of practice where they are supported by a distinctive 'social' infrastructure. Analyzes fieldwork in three online communities to consider them as communities of practice. (Contains 66 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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