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


Rana Yildirim, Cukurova University, Turkey


Rana Yildirim is an assistant professor in the ELT Department of Cukurova University, Turkey, holds an MA (TEFL) from Cukurova University, and an MSc (TESP) and a PhD (TEFL) from Aston University, UK. Her research interests include situated learning in EAP environments, pre and in-service teacher education and teaching English to Young Learners. She has worked as a teacher trainer in many local and nationwide in-service teacher training programmes.


Volume 1, Chapter 12 - Adopting Communities of Practice as a Framework for Teacher Development