Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators

Editors, Chris Kimble, Paul Hildreth and Isabelle Bourdon
Publisher, Information Age Publishing

As a two volume set:
Hard cover ISBN: 1593118678 , Soft cover ISBN: 159311866X

As separate volumes:
Hard Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118635 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118651
Soft Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118627 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118643


Jeanne Bitterman, Columbia University, USA


Dr. Bitterman is a lecturer in adult and continuing education at Teachers College, Columbia University since 1983 and serves as core faculty for these graduate programs. She has served as a consultant for training and continuing education programs in a number of healthcare and public education organizations. She has been an educational administrator for the New York City Board of Education, coordinating Basic Education, Employability and English as a Second Language Programs. She maintains a practice in basic education for clients in residential treatment. Most recently she lead a team designing the adult and community education component of a curriculum designed to promote democratic dialogue, developed to accompany Spike Lee's documentary 'When the Levees Broke'.


Volume 1, Chapter 16 - Utilizing CoPs - Concepts in Adult Education Doctoral Study