Building a school based professional learning network: A case study in social networking

Beryl Morris, Lynette Hay

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    Abstract

    Social networking has the potential to provide educators with professional learning tools and resources that are timely, tailored and support the development and refinement of Web 2.0 knowledge and skills. Participating in 'anytime' and 'anywhere' connections increases educator capacity to experience the impact of networked learning in personal, educational and eventually classroom contexts. This case study presents the results of a social networking pilot project undertaken in a K-12 independent school using a Facebook Group to build an online professional learning communities for teachers who were exploring the integration of Web 2.0 technologies in the curriculum.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)24-35
    Number of pages12
    JournalScan (Ryde)
    Volume31
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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