The Economist ( Sep 2nd 2010) : A cyber-house divided. Online as much as in the real world, people bunch together in mutually suspicious groups.., peacemaking is an uphill struggle The internet was supposed to transcend colour, social identity and national borders. But research suggests that the internet is not so radical. People are online what they are offline: divided, and slow to build bridges. P e ace on Facebook, where it describes how it can 電 e crease world conflict � by letting people from different backgrounds connect.
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TeLLNet Teachers’ Lifelong Learning Network Teachers' collaboration networks as a PLE for teachers’ professional development (PD) July 13 2011 Riina Vuorikari (European Schoolnet - EUN)
Example SNA How dependent is the eTwinning social network structure on a small core group of eTwinners?
Example SNA How dependent is the eTwinning social network structure on a small core group of eTwinners? “ ... no super-hubs who exclusively connect the clusters. Clusters are typically connected via several hubs. In conclusion, although eTwinning is dependent on a core group, this is a large and well connected”
Different roles in the network In Figure 5a, the larger nodes indicate that those teachers play an important role as a “b r oker ” in the network by connecting to different clusters of teaches who collaborate within different projects . In Figure 5b, the larger nodes in the project cooperation network indicates that those teachers are part of more projects than the other teachers with the smaller nodes.