Teacher Participation in Self-Regulated Online Communities

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 4:34 | Category : Education Technology
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Hur, J., & Brush, T. (2009). Teacher Participation in Online Communities: Why Do Teachers Want to Participate in Self-generated Online Communities of K-12 Teachers? Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 41(3), 279.  The purpose of this study was to examine teacher participation in online communities.  The findings resulted in five categories: sharing emotions, utilizing [...]

Design and Structure of Online Community: Inquiry Learning Forum

Barab, S. A., MaKinster James G, Moore, J. A., & Cunningham, D. J. (2001). Designing and building an on-line community: The struggle to support sociability in the Inquiry Learning Forum. Educational Technology, Research and Development, 49(4), 71. Teachers need to have ownership in a community in order for it to be successful.  Wenger (1998) describes [...]

Sustainable Online Communities: What are the factors?

Hur, J., & Hara, N. (2007). Factors Cultivating Sustainable Online Communities for K-12 Teacher Professional Development. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 36(3), 245-268. doi: 10.2190/37H8-7GU7-5704-K470 In this study of online teacher community called INDISCHOOL in Korea, the researchers examined online postings from the community and conducted interviews.  12 factors were identified as a resulte of [...]