Friday Link Round-Up

by Michele Martin on April 13, 2018

The best CIL’s are learning all the time. In this week’s Round-Up, we look at how to use communities of practice. These are “groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.”

Introduction to Communities of Practice–An excellent introductory article to get you started.

Cultivating Communities of Practice Quick Startup Guide (note this may not be accessible to all)–A one-page flow chart for starting a community of practice.

Community of Practice Design Guide–Provides a practical approach based on the experiences of nonprofits, government, educational institutions, and others.

How Do You Support a Community of Practice?–Excellent guidelines for growing and sustaining your community.

Problems of Practice–A basic protocol for facilitating a community of practice discussion around dilemmas or problems people may face in their work.

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