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


Marc Augier, CERAM Business School, France


Marc Augier is the head of Learning Lab, the e-learning centre of expertise in CERAM. He is also a Professor in Management of Information Systems in CERAM Business School since 2001 and has a PhD (2005) in Information and Communication Science. His research interests are centred on the implication of the usage of IT technology in our society, therefore he is interested in Free Software, digital documents and libraries, hypertext as a knowledge representation tool. Before joining CERAM, he worked in IT and consulting companies like IBM and Accenture. He has a solid background in computer science with a masters degree from CESTI (1985).


Volume 2, Chapter 14 - Learning Communities Are Not Mushrooms - or - How to Cultivate Learning Communities in Higher Education