I'm not alone: first year course leaders helped through communities of practice

Sankey, Michael D. and Lawrence, Jill (2008) I'm not alone: first year course leaders helped through communities of practice. In: 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures, 16-19 June 2008, Yeppoon, Australia.

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[Abstract]: This paper reports on a two year pilot project facilitating the professional development of teachers of first year courses through a community of practice. Community members reflect and co-construct initiatives to enhance the learning experiences of their students. They also develop strategies to meet individual, institutional and societal demands impacting on their teaching.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright for the printed volume is held by the Lifelong Learning Conference. The authors retain individual copyright of their own papers. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 378.173 Lif.
Depositing User: Dr Michael Sankey
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2008 02:15
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2014 04:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: communities of practice, professional development, first year students
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4167

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