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Marie McKenzie Mills PhD, CSci

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Thesis Chapter 5, Marie Mckenzie Mills Jan 2009

Thesis Chapter 5, Marie Mckenzie Mills

Marie McKenzie Mills PhD, CSci

The focus of this study was on a community of trainers (Trainers’ Forum) spanning a field of practice rather than any individual organisation. The aim was to explore “what goes on around here” and to clarify how and why things happened the way they did in the community through theoretical and empirical study. Focussing on the Training Forum (TF) enabled detailed examination of the activity system of trainers, and of the extent to which it made progress towards becoming a Community of Practice. Therefore, the setting for the study was within the public spaces of this putative or emergent Community ...