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ERIC Number: EJ664943
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1962
Can a Community of Practice Exist Online?
Nichani, Maish; Hung, David
Educational Technology, v42 n4 p49-54 Jul-Aug 2002
Discusses the notion of community, describes communities of practice, and considers community initiatives on the Internet. Suggests that social aspects need to be considered and that virtual communities are effective when used as add-ons to already existing social structures, not as stand-alone initiatives. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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