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


Tony Carr, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Tony Carr is the Staff Development Co-ordinator at the Centre for Educational Technology at the University of Cape Town ( His research and practice are mostly about the role of communities of practice in developing educator and institutional capacity to teach with technology. Other interests include online facilitation, online and mixed mode collaborative learning and the educational use of wikis and blogs. Tony is one of the founders of the e/merge online conferences on online collaborative learning in Southern Africa. In a previous life, he was a Business and Economics educator in South Africa and the United Kingdom.


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