Constructing communities for learning in nursing

Nicky Andrew, Dorothy Ferguson

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    Abstract

    Working in communities is increasingly a feature of UK (United Kingdom) higher education. Within the last decade communities of practice (CoPs) have migrated from organisational development departments and evolved to become tools for practice based learning in educational settings. More recently, in nursing, the literature reports that CoPs have the potential to blend the skills of both academics and clinicians to transform and create new knowledge that is both scholarly and applicable to practice.

    Original languageEnglish
    JournalInternational Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship
    Volume5
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

    Keywords

    • ommunities of practice
    • nursing education

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