Assignment Guidelines: Communities of Practice Discussion
Click on the link below to read Etienne Wenger-Trayner’s “Communities of Practice: A Brief Introduction.” As you’re reading, identify one or more purposes of communities of practice that are relevant to you at this stage of your professional or academic development.
For the discussion assignment, write a brief paragraph with your thoughts about how Wenger-Trayner’s concept of communities of practice could be applied to your stage of academic and professional development, including taking college courses. If you have been involved with a community of practice yourself, be sure to include it and explain how it met the purpose of a community of practice as explained in the essay. Respond to at least two other posts. Any assignment submitted later than three days after the due date will receive a zero for the assignment.