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1. What is situated learning?
2. Is there a connection between situated learning and situated cognition?
3. How do learners orientate themselves in a social learning landscape?
4. Do the online spaces we visit define who we are in the siutated learning landscape?
5. Is a Community of Practice today different to what it was ten years ago?
6. How is the decision to join a Community of Practice or not made?
7. Is acceptance the most important factor in determining whether we are part of a particular Community of Practice or not?
8. Are the borders of a Community defined by those who bring new perspectives to it?
9. Is participation in a particular Community dynamic in time as well as space?
10. What are the pitfalls in researching these themes?
11. What would an identity based curriculum look like?
12. Is reification more than the formalisation of a process?
13. Is the meaning of an artefact only known to its maker?
14. Is it easier to interpret artefacts in a media rich world?
15. Is the challenge of the 21st Century to find meaning and identity in the complex society we live in?
16. What theory or theories of learning are needed in order to develop meaning and identity?
17. How can these theories help practice?
18. What one idea or theme would you like people to take away from this interview?
Produced by Mike O'Donoghue with Etienne Wenger and Tim Dornan for the School of Education, University of Manchester, UK. Recorded November 2010.
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