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Thesis Chapter 1
(2009)
  • Marie McKenzie Mills, University of Warwick
Abstract
This research is a study of trainers, drawn mainly from the commercial sector of the field of clinical research, journeying towards becoming a community of practice (CoP). The focus of the study is the concept of practice among this community, formed within the professional body of the Institute of Clinical Research (ICR). Its scope is limited to discussing emergent features of the community, known as the Trainers Forum (TF), in terms of the ‘ecology’ of the commercial sector.
Keywords
  • trainers,
  • community,
  • community of practice,
  • cultural-historical-activity-theory,
  • pedagogy,
  • evaluative tools,
  • clinical research
Publication Date
2009
Citation Information
Marie McKenzie Mills. "Thesis Chapter 1" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/marie_mckenzie_mills/2/