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


Anne Hewling, The Open University, UK


Anne Hewling is presently working as an e-learning specialist in the Library and Learning Resources Centre at the UK Open University having previously worked as Project Officer for the PROWE project that was based there. She is an educationalist who began her working life teaching face-to-face but subsequently moved into open and distance and then online learning. She has a PhD in educational technology for which she investigated how culture impacts the online class. Most recently, she has taught online courses in use of new technologies and in development and global citizenship for universities in the UK, Australia and Canada.


Volume 2, Chapter 5 - Exploring the Potential of Online Communities of Practice for Distance Tutors