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


Gillian Rosner, CERAM Business School, France


Gillian Rosner is co-ordinator of language teaching at CERAM Business School where she is also responsible for EFL programs. Before joining CERAM, she worked extensively in the EFL field, both in academia (University of Nice) and in companies (IBM). She has been collaborating on various e-projects with Melanie Ciussi Bos and Marc Augier ever since they set up the on-line learning platform at the business school. She is very interested in transferring communicative pedagogical approaches from the traditional classroom to on-line situations. She studied Sociology at Sussex University, and has an MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Surrey.


Volume 2, Chapter 14 - Learning Communities Are Not Mushrooms - or - How to Cultivate Learning Communities in Higher Education