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    Richard McDermott, and William M. Snyder. 2002. Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge. Boston: Harvard Business School Press. INTRODUCTION In Cultivating Communities of Practice, Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M. Snyder write about the way of sharing and applying knowledge across the usual boundaries of organizations. They call it communities of practice, which come together around particular interests and ideas. This book identifies practical principles for starting and developing these communities; it describes their goals and structural elements, illustrates their value to organizations and provides with practical guidance for community design.…

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    companies anticipate the trend of markets and then realize exact routines that are operative currently. On the other hand, learning links with performing (Gorelick Carol & Brigitte Tantawy‐Monsou, 2005). Companies which aim to improve capacities, including employees’ skills and knowledge, should be able to transfer work activities to individuals and teams, thus to improve companies’ performance. Learning organizations usually can promote strategic flexibility through employee learning and…

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    In sport system, if there is a question if communities of practice can be formed in sports or not, after the research, the answer would be yes since there are members within each community and they are interacting to each other which then will automatically form some source of communities of practice, furthermore one of the communities of practice can be a larger and some can be smallers, it depends on the members who are in more than one communities of practice and they also play a big enough…

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    What is a Community of practice? Etienne Wenger informs us that a community of practice is a “Group of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and who interact regularly to learn how to do it better”. Given these points, we all have a community of practice. In which we can relate to having a significant event that has helped us identify ourselves as experts, within our community. In my case, my community of practice involves my number one hobby which is playing the violin.…

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    In this essay I will be talking about many things including Community Performance and Practice. It’s popular and desirable to bring performing arts to communities because this will encourage people who would not usually perform to join in and watch a performance. It is popular and desirable to bring performing arts to communities by highlighting and inform the community of any issues in their area and/or to bring their attention to something that may affect them. As private and public agencies…

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    just got home from sports practice and band rehearsal. You’re exhausted and just want to go to bed. Now, you have 3-4 hours of homework due the next day. You have to stay up till 1 am doing homework. Then you have to get up at 6 am for the next day to do it all over again. Seems overwhelming right? This is how millions of students feel across America. Since too much homework can be overwhelming and kids have other after school activities, teachers should limit how much homework they give each…

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    organization, dedicated to strengthening children, families and communities through behavioral health treatment and skill building services. Matching with NASW values, it provides a 360o support network like Home and Community Based Counseling and Support, Individual Youth Mentoring, Parent Mentoring, Early Childhood Mental Health Services, Maternal Depression, Residential Treatment Services, Psychiatric Services to create a positive, lasting, measurable difference in the lives and communities…

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    life. Our sociocultural teachings have many theories which are social practice, multiliteracies, and critical literacy. I created a gallery in which I listed some significant events categorized under the three main topics social practices, multiliteracies, and critical literacies. The gallery images…

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    But if freshman try to get through college that way they will crash and burn. Which is why it is very important that they look to the future and set long term goals. Freshman won't be able to wait till the last minute to do their homework and nobody is making them do anything. They need to plan ahead, which is something Perlis fails to mention when she covers long term goals. She discusses how practice makes perfect and your practice should be meaningful, but never really goes into detail about…

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    McNiff’s diagram inspired me to construct my own illustration of practice. I have attempted to show how my numerous research cycles has linked, each informing the practice of the next whilst also depicting how the process has supported the strengthening of my identity as a leader. The need to construct such a map of my journey directed me to look more closely into the differences I experienced between my personal, professional and academic identity. The diagram shown in figure 5 shows how…

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