Tweet: Introduction to communities of practice

A community of practice is a group of people who share a craft or a profession. The idea was proposed by anthropologist Jean Lave and educational theorist Etienne Wenger in their 1991 book Situated Learning

In this video @ UCTV Social anthropologist Jean Lave argues that all theoretical problematics across the social sciences include assumptions about learning.

Dr Etienne Wenger on  ‘Learning in landscapes of practice: recent developments in social learning theory’

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