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


Chris Blackmore, The Open University, UK


Chris Blackmore is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental and Development Systems in the Open Systems Research Group at the UK's Open University. Her current research and teaching is about systems approaches to environmental decision making, with particular interest in learning systems and communities of practice. She develops open learning course material and has worked on several European research projects. Her background was originally in Environmental Sciences/Education, later Sustainable Development Education. Before joining the Open University, she worked in Nigeria, Lesotho and Sierra Leone.


Volume 2, Chapter 15 - Enabling Duality in Teaching and Learning Environmental Decision Making - A Role for Communities of Practice?