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The Sahel Resilience Learning (SAREL) is a five-year project whose purpose is to provide monitoring, evaluation, collaboration and learning support to USAID's Resilience in the Sahel-Enhanced (RISE) initiative. RISE includes 28 USAID projects that are being implemented in the Sahel Resilience Strategy's zones of...
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Modern communities of practice (CoP) built on a foundation of technology and social media are emerging on a global scale. Considering the speed at which technology evolves, best practices also continue to evolve for building, maintaining and measuring the effectiveness of these modern communities. This report attempts to outline and discuss key lessons learned to date and provide several recommendations based upon available evidence and expert opinion. But each CoP – defined here as a group of professionals with similar interests – is unique in purpose and must find its own path to success.
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Communities of Practice Guidance
USAID Official
| By QED Group
Communities of practice can take on many different forms. However, they share a common goal: connecting people in a particular craft and/or profession to share experiences and learn from one another. Technology has made easier connecting members of a community of practice across organizations and countries to accomplish...
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Before you launch an online working group, it’s important to spend some time considering whether an online space is the right tool for your members and how it will help your group achieve its goals. This document walks group facilitators through a series of questions to help assess whether an online space is a good fit...
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The University of North Carolina’s Global Learning Program (GLP) established a community of practice for mid-level health professionals in diverse settings, allowing them to share experiences through a peer-to-peer knowledge exchange forum. This was preceded by a two-year period of conventional online coursework that...
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This power point presentation reviews metrics over a Community of Practice's life cycle.
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Communities of Practice and Networks: Reviewing Two Perspectives on Social Learning
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The ExpandNet website contains tools developed by ExpandNet, a bibliography of literature on scaling up and related resources, and news about new initiatives in scaling up.
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