Communities of Practice for Criminal Justice Practitioners


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  • Title: Communities of Practice for Criminal Justice Practitioners: An Overview
  • Author(s): Shannon Holubetz
  • Publisher: Scholar Open
  • Collection: Learning Design and Leadership Modules
  • Series: Social Studies
  • Keywords: Community of Practice, CoPs, Professional Learning, Virtual Community of Practice, Online Community of Practice, Criminal Justice, Police, Law Enforcement, Courts, Corrections
  • Date: October 12, 2022

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This learning module instructs students regarding the benefits of employing a community of practice model within the criminal justice context. It explores basic theory supporting CoPs as well as concepts related to community design and organizational support. It also examines communities of practice situated in a criminal justice context and encourages learners to come up with their own ideas on the practice.