An Analysis of the Use of Blogging to Solicit Feedback in an Education Research Unit Ting Yuan, Gary Natriello, Stephen Asunka, Jeannie Crowley, & Hui Soo Chae The EdLab of Teachers College, Columbia University
How to Increase Teamwork?
Community of Practice
Community of Practice in a Learning Organization
Face-to-face- + e-communication A participatory culture A blog site with various web 2.0 multimedia tools
Blogging Activities (11/2008 – 11/2009) 7, 101 page visits per day 4.76 posts published per day 5.65 comments made per day
Overall Blogging Acitivities (11/2008 – 11/2009) 107 "Ask-for-Feedback" Entries 2,595,005 Total Page Views 1,510 Total Comments 1,271 Total Blog Entries Number Activity
The workplace blogging can promote information sharing.
87.5% 2. The blogging can enhance workplace collaboration. 62.5% 3. I tend to use blogging to share work updates with my co-workers. 80%
“ Ask-for-feedback” Entries vs. Total Responses (11/2008 – 11/2009)
Implications *Blog can be a medium potentially promoting learning in the workplace *A democratic conversation platform *Different multimedia tools embedded on blog might have various effects in encouraging workplace voices