What is a Learning Network?

Maybe you’re wondering, “How is a community of practice different from a learning network?”

First, it’s important to note that communities of practice (CoP) are indeed networks in the sense that they involve connections among members. However, not all learning networks are communities of practice. This is because CoP’s don’t traditionally cross professions, they are made up of groups of people who share a craft, interest and/or a profession. Examples can be found in all these eXtension CoP’s.

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