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2.2 Representation, interpretation and communities of practice continued

The preceding discussion brings us to a critical concept introduced earlier: the community of practice (Lave and Wenger, 1991; Wenger, 1998; Bowker and Star, 1999). Wenger emphasises that such communities are not the preserve of what are commonly conceived as knowledge workers. Wenger's central example is of a department of staff processing medical insurance claims, somewhat in contrast to the autonomous knowledge workers defined by Peter Drucker. In fact, as the term reflects,
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2.1 Representation, interpretation and communities of practice

Let us start with a thought experiment.

Activity 2.1

  • Where is the music?

  • The music is in the musical notation.

  • No, the music is in the mind
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3.4.1 Control of the sitter

Figure 11
Image 11 Photographer/Painter: Studio of Richard Beard. Subject: Jabez Hogg photographing W.S. Johnston, early 1840s.

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Actividad 9.1

Complete the dialogue with appropriate words and phrases.

Observe y escriba.

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