SFU's community of practioners of elearning
SFU's community of practicing educators
SFU's community of practice for educators
Scholarly centre of ...
You get the idea.
Anyway, despite the fact that we couldn't find an ideal long name, the short name, Scope, has remained. It has some clever bits to it -- Liz pointed out that we could emphasize the CoP part, which has become the standard way to abbreviate Communities of Practice. Also in designing the spaces, we started to play with the words, like telescope and periscope (Thanks for noticing, Steph!)
This brings us to part 2. You may have noticed if you've logged in more than once that we are cycling through some logo examples on the main page. Jason Toal is busy behind the scenes. We'll organize a way for you to view, vote, and provide feedback on these logos so stay tuned!
Obviously we need to be sure about the name SCoPE before investing too much time in designing a logo based on that name. But both of these are basic items we need to decide to prepare for launch. So first things first:
Do you think we should revisit the name?