University of Plymouth Selects Tomoye

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<p><strong>Ottawa &mdash; May 22 </strong><br />Tomoye, the Community of Practice Company, has announced that the University of Plymouth has further invested in Tomoye technology, adding additional seats and renewing maintenance for several years. </p><p>The University of Plymouth is using communities of practice as part of its high learning education partnership (HELP), which has been recognized nationally for its leadership.<br /><br />The University of Plymouth consistently is ranked as one of the top three modern universities in the United Kingdom, with more than 30,000 students and 3,000 staff members.&nbsp; </p><p>HELP is one of four Centres of Excellence in Teaching and<br />Learning (CETL) at the university, which aims to inspire teaching and learning communities to research and reflect on their practice and to share and disseminate knowledge and experience, as well as share resources, within the<br />Southwest region and beyond. </p><p>Communities of Practice are used by those involved with HELP to support the program&#39;s goal of not only researching practices but actively sharing and disseminating that information across physical and academic boundaries.<br /><br />&quot;We are a national leader in the development of Higher Education in Further Education initiatives,&quot; said Dr. Neil Witt, Technical Director, HELP CETL, University of Plymouth. &quot;With a Tomoye community of practice, we&#39;ve been able extend our network to enable greater communication and collaboration.&nbsp; The end result is a stronger community that may not be able to exist in the<br />physical world but is thriving in the virtual world.&quot;<br /><br />Tomoye Ecco offers much more than a portal solution or add-on to an existing system. </p><p>Built for communities and based on actual community leader and member feedback, Tomoye Ecco enables organizations to improve productivity by providing knowledge workers with access to peer knowledge, peer conversations and the experts they need to help them deal with complex, nonroutine situations.&nbsp; </p><p>Increasingly, learning in the enterprise is happening on an informal basis, and a Tomoye Community of Practice enables organizations to promote informal learning and training on a day-to-day basis while driving innovation.</p>

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