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Other Resources

Introduction to communities of practice

A brief overview of the concept and its uses

Etienne and Beverly Wenger-Trayner, 2015 

Doing More with More: Putting Shared Leadership into Practice

Michael Allison, Susan Misra and Elissa Perry

June 25, 2018

How Shared Responsibility Can Shape a Compelling Vision

Radhika Dutt

July 17, 2019

What is a Community of Practice?

Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium

Engines of Community

Jono Bacon


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