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


Vanessa Dye, University of Wolverhampton, UK


Vanessa Dye is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Wolverhampton. She worked in nurse education from 1976 to 1989. She then took up a Senior Lecturer position and currently teaches on a range of modules, which contribute to a number of teaching awards in the post compulsory sector. Her research interests centre on assessment and feedback processes. She has researched and published about the value of educational theory in practice within teacher education. Currently she is engaged with examining the values and limitations of group work as an effective method of assessment. She is a registered practitioner with the Higher Education Academy.


Volume 1, Chapter 10 - Space, Resistance and Identities: University Based Teacher-Educators developing a Community of Practice