Online Communities of Practice: What Works?

Mageau, Therese
May 2012
T H E Journal;May2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p12
The article presents an interview with assistant executive director of e-learning and government partnerships for the National Science Teachers Association Learning Center Al Byers, vice president and chief operating officer of the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF) Melinda George, senior director of education experience for BrainPOP Allisyn Levy, and chief executive officer of Powerful Learning Practice Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, four leaders of community of practice (COP) education. Topics of discussion include the definition of COP, how to encourage online community participation, and roles that members can play in a COP.


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