The evolution of a community of practice at the Queensland University of Technology for lecturers involved in large first year units

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Quinn, Carole, Smith, Judith, Duncan, Margot, Clarke, John and Nelson, Karen. 2009. "The evolution of a community of practice at the Queensland University of Technology for lecturers involved in large first year units." 12th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2009). Townsville, Australia 29 Jun - 01 Jul 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
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The evolution of a community of practice at the Queensland University of Technology for lecturers involved in large first year units

Presentation TypePaper
AuthorsQuinn, Carole (Author), Smith, Judith (Author), Duncan, Margot (Author), Clarke, John (Author) and Nelson, Karen (Author)
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 12th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2009)
Number of Pages5
Year2009
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttps://unistars.org/past_papers/papers09/content/pdf/8C.pdf
Web Address (URL) of Conference Proceedingshttps://unistars.org/past_papers/papers09/content/html/sessions.html#day1
Conference/Event12th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2009)
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12th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2009)
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Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE)
Delivery
In person
Event Date
29 Jun 2009 to end of 01 Jul 2009
Event Location
Townsville, Australia
Abstract

Communities of practice (CoPs) may be defined as groups of people who are mutually bound by what they do together (Wenger, 1998, p. 2), that is, they form to share what they know, to learn from one another regarding some aspects of their work and to provide a social context for that work (Nickols, 2000, para. 1). They are emergent in that the shape and membership emerges in the process of activity (Lees, 2005, p. 7). People in CoPs share their knowledge and experiences freely with the purpose of finding inventive ways to approach new problems (Wenger & Snyder, 2000, p. 2). They can be seen as shared histories of learning (Wenger, 1998, p. 86). For some time, QUT staff have been involved in a number of initiatives aimed at sharing ideas and resources for teaching first year students such as the Coordinators of Large First Year Units Working Party. To harness these initiatives and maximise their influence, the leaders of the Transitions In Project (TIP)1 decided to form a CoP around the design, assessment and management of large first year units.

Keywordscommunity of practice; first-year; engagement; first-year teaching; sustainability; HERN
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390303. Higher education
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