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


Petra Cremers, Hanze University, The Netherlands


Petra Cremers (1961) is an educational consultant and researcher at Hanze University, Groningen, the Netherlands. Her field of expertise is developing and redesigning bachelor degree programmes based on competence-based learning. As an educational consultant, she was involved in developing the four-year bachelor degree course of Human Technology. She described the project in the book Nothing is more permanent than Change. (Re)designing a Bachelor's degree course at Hanze University, Groningen, the Netherlands (2004). Her research is aimed at Communities of Practice in higher education, consisting of students, teaching staff and participants from industry.


Volume 1, Chapter 17 - Teaching and Learning about Communities of Practice in Higher Education