Communities of Practice

“Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.”

Glen Ernstrom, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, leading a workshop on POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning)
Glen Ernstrom, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, leading a workshop on POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning)

– Introduction to communities of practice | Wenger-Trayner. (n.d.). Retrieved June 17, 2015, from http://wenger-trayner.com/introduction-to-communities-of-practice/

Faculty who are interested in starting or joining a community of practice centered around a teaching method, tool, or project can use the form or contact information below to request support with logistics.

CTLR can support communities of practice by:

  • Creating and managing a group list-serv
  • Coordinating meeting logistics (date, time, location, & communications)
  • Pursuing, researching and sharing support materials

Existing Communities of Practice:

To request the creation of a community of practice please fill out the form below. To be added to an existing community please email hstafford@middlebury.edu with your request.

CTLR will create groups based on interest and staff support availability.