Framing futures through notions of a particular 'Community of Practice': what TAFE teachers said

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Tyler, Mark A.. 2008. "Framing futures through notions of a particular 'Community of Practice': what TAFE teachers said ." Orr, Debbie, Danaher, Patrick Alan, Danaher, Geoff and Harreveld, R. E. (Bobby) (ed.) 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Learning Communities for Framing Lifelong Learning Futures Symposium. Yeppoon, Australia 16 - 19 Jun 2008 Rockhampton, Australia.
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Framing futures through notions of a particular 'Community of Practice': what TAFE teachers said

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AuthorTyler, Mark A.
EditorsOrr, Debbie, Danaher, Patrick Alan, Danaher, Geoff and Harreveld, R. E. (Bobby)
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference 2008
Number of Pages6
Year2008
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Australia
ISBN9781921047565
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://lifelonglearning.cqu.edu.au/2008/index.htm
Conference/Event5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Learning Communities for Framing Lifelong Learning Futures Symposium
International Lifelong Learning Conference
Event Details
5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Learning Communities for Framing Lifelong Learning Futures Symposium
Event Date
16 to end of 19 Jun 2008
Event Location
Yeppoon, Australia
Event Details
International Lifelong Learning Conference
LLC
Abstract

This paper was initialised by a request from a group of Technical and Further Education (TAFE) teachers for support in the development of what they called 'a community of practice'. In an effort to explore this localised encounter with the concept of learning as a social phenomenon, this paper explores the question, 'If a group of TAFE teachers described a community of practice, how might it look?'

KeywordsTAFE teachers; communities of practice; group interviewing; teacher voice
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
520102. Educational psychology
390409. Learning sciences
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Copyright for the volume is held by the Lifelong Learning Conference Committee. The authors retain individual copyright of their own papers. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 378.173 Lif.

Byline AffiliationsFaculty of Education
Book TitleLifelong learning: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures. Keynote and refereed papers from the 4th international lifelong learning conference Yeppoon, Central Queensland
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