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


Gerlinde Koeglreiter, Deakin University, Australia


Ms Gerlinde Koeglreiter is currently undertaking doctoral studies at Deakin University (Melbourne, Australia), focussing on issues surrounding the role of Communities of Practice in organisational knowledge management. She holds a Bachelor degree with Honours in Information Systems (University of Derby, UK) and a Master of Information Technology (Swinburne, Australia). In addition to her research interests, she works as a business analyst employing group facilitation techniques for requirements engineering. Although she applies a strong technical background to her work, she focuses on bottom-up approaches to Knowledge Management in her research.


Volume 1, Chapter 9 - Reaching Beyond the 'Boundaries': Communities of Practice and Boundaries in Tertiary Education