Ben Scragg

TEL 703/711: LDC #5

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of practice: Learning meaning, and identity. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Provocative Question #5: As related to my job, how is change initiated in my organization? Do CoPs…

TEL 703/711: LdC #4

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of practice: Learning meaning, and identity. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Provocative Question #4: How can my behaviors shape my action research study to be a COLLABORATIVE action…

TEL 703/711: LdC #3

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of practice: Learning meaning, and identity. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Provocative Question #3: How can I positively influence my CoP through participation in “broader configurations” of networks? [Expand your…

TEL 703/711: LdC #2

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of practice: Learning meaning, and identity. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Provocative Question #2: How does “participation” relate to identifying problems/challenges and solving problems? When/Why do I hold back…

TEL 703/711 LdC #1

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of practice: Learning meaning, and identity. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Step 1 Quote/ideas from the book; applications/instances from your workplace setting Page number “Learning is…part of our…

Course observation journal #5

Part 1: Worksite For my final course observation journal, I observed the “Arizona Farmers Market” in downtown Phoenix on a Saturday morning in the summer. This market is open every Saturday, year-round, and…

Course observation journal #4

Part 1: Worksite I visited the “Tiny Gym” in Goodyear on Friday for my daughter’s gymnastics practice. At the tiny gym, there was a single instructor, with about a dozen toddlers practicing in…

Course observation journal #3

Part 1: Worksite I visited High Tech High schools this week on a work visit, and I was thrilled to go. This place connects very well to my PoP, as part of what…

Taliesen West: observation

The most obvious feature from Taliesin West that relates to the class, for me, is the use of the rocks from the surrounding desert (combined with concrete) that form the structural walls of…

Course observation journal #2

Part 1: Worksite I visited the “Museum for Kids” on Saturday with my wife and daughter. As I was trying to connect how this glorified (and I mean it in every sense of…

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