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


Michael Hartley, Learning Technology Consultant, UK


Michael Hartley worked in the Scottish Secondary Sector in a variety of teaching (Geography) and in school Management (middle & senior) posts. Before joining Ultralab at Anglia Ruskin University in 2000, Michael was working in Special Educational with Primary/Secondary pupils with severe & profound learning difficulties. Recent projects include: "TescoSchoolnet" 2000 Project, "Talking Heads" online community for Head Teachers in England, "Heads Together"- online community for Head teachers in Scotland, "Ultraversity" - an online, content free degree. He is now a Freelance Learning Technology Consultant.


Volume 2, Chapter 12 - Heads Together: A Professional Online Community of Practice for Scottish Headteachers