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


Fernand Gervais, Universite Laval, Canada


Fernand Gervais is a professor from the Faculty of Education at Laval University, Canada. His research interests are in the area of Teacher Education more specifically in Learning and Cognition. His expertise is in situated learning, sociocultural perspectives on cognition, social theories of learning and ethnomethodology. Recently, he has participated in a few research projects involving Virtual Communities of Practice. His contribution has been in the development of a coherent theoretical framework to investigate communities of practice.


Volume 2, Chapter 9 - Communities of Practice across Learning Institutions