Category Archives: Collaborative Tools

Project Showcase Event – Collaborating Across Boundaries

The final showcase event took place on 24th September 2010, presenting findings from across the trial projects involved within the Trialling of Collaborative Online Tools for BCE project. An audience exceeding 80 people from across the sector converged on the Royal York Hotel, York, including senior managers, academics, lecturers, IT directors, knowledge transfer managers, business … Read more

Mediating Boundaries

London College of Communication played host to a lively and interactive one-day conference (12th May 2010) offering 100 delegates from both Further and Higher Education (FE/HE) a chance to examine the theoretical and practical composition of Communities of Practice (CoP).  With a focus on Business and Community Engagement (BCE) and the way in which FE/HE … Read more

Online Communities of Practice: maintaining interest

The first cluster meeting was held on 19th January 2010 and hosted by The University of The Arts London. The theme was ‘Online Communities of Practice: maintaining interest’ and 5 Trial projects were represented. Paul Lowe introduced the topic drawing upon the work of Etienne Wenger. He made the point that Communities of Practice describe … Read more

Spotlight On …….Knowledge House

Knowledge House Knowledge house recently developed a questionnaire to identify the procedures required to effectively tailor KHIS2, their web-based collaborative project tool used by Knowledge House and the five North East Universities to manage Third Strand revenue generating projects. This was completed by potential users and a draft training manual completed. One of the major … Read more