Unit 3 Meaning and Identity: Exploring Communities of Practice

Understanding Goals

  • What is the interplay between meaning, identity and practice in the formation and sustainability of learning communities?
  • What are the ways that technology supports and challenges the negotiation of meaning, identity and practice in communities and social networks?


  • Chapters 1-2 in Cultivating Communities of Practice
  • Communities of Practice, pages 45-84
  • Chapter 3 in Digital Habitats