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


Glenda Cox, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Glenda Cox is a Staff Development Officer at the Centre for Educational Technology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Since June 2000, she has worked on projects that use technology for teaching and online collaboration. Initially her focus was on the use of qualitative research software and content analysis tools to analyse synchronous and asynchronous online conversations in university courses. Since 2003, her work has been focused on researching the take-up and effect of staff development initiatives. She also works in a mentoring role with academics who have attended workshops and started new technology interventions.


Volume 1, Chapter 6 - Teaching with Technology': A Multifaceted Staff Development Strategy