SNA methods have been employed to study organizational behavior (Borgatti and Foster,2003) , interorganizational relations (Stuart, 1998) , citation patterns (Baldi, 1998) , virtual communities (Garton et al., 1999) , and many other domains.
Blogs as Learning Communities - Social Learning
The intrinsic structure of blogs enables social learning.
Blogs is a form of Social Media
Share opinions, experiences, viewpoints
Blogs have the potentials to upgrade personal learning to social learning.
Social construction of knowledge through social media such blogs help explain why assessing other’s work may be conducive to social learning.
Link Patterns: Trackback & Dialogues Instructor Blog Student 1 Student 2 Student 3 Links created by students to their blogs Dialogue Links TrackbackLinks The formation of social learning circles
According to Table 3, Except for Hypothesis 4, the means of two groups are statistically different . It indicates that no matter which of the two ways the blogs are used to support learning acitvities, both groups recognize the possibility of blogs as repository of clues to solve problems.