Teacher OnlineSocial Networks   Dr. Camille Rutherford      Brock University         CSSE 09
Teacher Social Networks
Teacher Social Networks
Network Features• Member profile• Discussion• Blogs• Groups (public/private)   • Resource sharing   • Friend/Buddy list   •...
Tapped In            •Created   in 1997            by SRI            •Platform   for            online            professi...
Facebook Groups              Created in              •              2004              Participant              •          ...
Facebook Groups                  User Name Removed                  User Name Removed                  User Name Removed  ...
Ning   •Created   in 2005       •Socialnetwork       platform       •Easy   to use       •Multiple       networks       •D...
Ning: Localized Networks
TeachAde           •Created   in 2007           •For profit           (Advertising &           sales)           •Database  ...
Brock Learning Network               •Created   in 2008               •Private               •Localized               •Per...
Why Join a Network?
Why Join a Network?
Why Join a Network?
Why Join a Network?
Sharing
Professional .......                                 Pro flec        ue l     o g na                                    Re ...
Teacher OnlineSocial Networks
E ?                  A R     Teacher IOnline                 C     Social   D             L Networks         O U     S H  ...
Benefits•Reduce professional isolation•Dissemination of ideas/resources•Collaborative problem solving•Distributed leadershi...
Implications•Creation of regional / local networks•Social network analysis •Identify leadership potential • Network densit...
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  1. 1. Teacher OnlineSocial Networks Dr. Camille Rutherford Brock University CSSE 09
  2. 2. Teacher Social Networks
  3. 3. Teacher Social Networks
  4. 4. Network Features• Member profile• Discussion• Blogs• Groups (public/private) • Resource sharing • Friend/Buddy list • Chat
  5. 5. Tapped In •Created in 1997 by SRI •Platform for online professional development •Discussion groups •Libraryof resources •Synchronous Chat
  6. 6. Facebook Groups Created in • 2004 Participant • driven •Discussion Photo • sharing •Friends •Message
  7. 7. Facebook Groups User Name Removed User Name Removed User Name Removed User Name Removed User Name Removed User Name Removed User Name Removed User Name Removed User Name Removed
  8. 8. Ning •Created in 2005 •Socialnetwork platform •Easy to use •Multiple networks •Discussion groups •Blogs •Friends •Video/photo •Google ads
  9. 9. Ning: Localized Networks
  10. 10. TeachAde •Created in 2007 •For profit (Advertising & sales) •Database of resources •Blogs •Calendar •Video
  11. 11. Brock Learning Network •Created in 2008 •Private •Localized •Personalized •Links to resources •Blogs •Groups •Discussion •Calendar •Video •Faculty, students, teachers
  12. 12. Why Join a Network?
  13. 13. Why Join a Network?
  14. 14. Why Join a Network?
  15. 15. Why Join a Network?
  16. 16. Sharing
  17. 17. Professional ....... Pro flec ue l o g na Re fes tion ial ioD ess sio of na Pr l Pr al of Int es on si g er sio es nin ac na of ar tio l Pr e n L
  18. 18. Teacher OnlineSocial Networks
  19. 19. E ? A R Teacher IOnline C Social D L Networks O U S H HYW
  20. 20. Benefits•Reduce professional isolation•Dissemination of ideas/resources•Collaborative problem solving•Distributed leadership•Early warning system Online learning communities have the potential to significantly enhance teaching practice (Barab, MaKinster, Moore, & Cunningham, 2001; Gomez, Sherin, Griesdorn, & Finn, 2008; Klinger, 2004; Schlager & Fusco, 2003)
  21. 21. Implications•Creation of regional / local networks•Social network analysis •Identify leadership potential • Network densityhttp://twitter.com/crutherford crutherford@brocku.ca

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