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= Community of Practice ("CoP") =
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= Community of Practice <nowiki>("[[CoP]]")</nowiki>  =
  
 
''" ... small group of people who've worked together over a period of time. Not a team, not a task force, not necessarily an authorized or identified group. They are peers in the execution of "real work." What holds them together is a common sense of purpose and a real need to know what each other knows."''  
 
''" ... small group of people who've worked together over a period of time. Not a team, not a task force, not necessarily an authorized or identified group. They are peers in the execution of "real work." What holds them together is a common sense of purpose and a real need to know what each other knows."''  
  
* The term "Community of Practice" was coined by John Seely Brown of the Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) back in the 1980s.
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* The term "Community of Practice" was coined by John Seely Brown of the Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) back in the 1980s.  
  
* For a variety of definitions and other resources on <nowiki>CoP's</nowiki>, see: http://community.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?CommunityofPractice
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* For a variety of definitions and other resources on <nowiki>[[CoP]]'s</nowiki>, see: http://community.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?CommunityofPractice  
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Community of Practice ("[[CoP]]")     (1)

" ... small group of people who've worked together over a period of time. Not a team, not a task force, not necessarily an authorized or identified group. They are peers in the execution of "real work." What holds them together is a common sense of purpose and a real need to know what each other knows."     (1A)

  • The term "Community of Practice" was coined by John Seely Brown of the Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) back in the 1980s.     (1B)