***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ *****
You might like to look at a chapter on networks and education I have in a
book by Ann Renniger & Wes Shumar. While its orientation is more to building
learning communities among students than among educators, it is an
explanatory piece about network approaches.
Haythornthwaite, C. (2002). Building social networks via computer networks:
Creating and sustaining distributed learning communities. In K.A. Renninger
& W. Shumar, Building Virtual Communities: Learning and Change in Cyberspace
(pp.159-190). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
----- Original Message -----
From: "Terri Buckner" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2003 10:33 AM
Subject: Introductory Literature
> ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ *****
> I've been lurking on this list for a couple of months now trying to learn
> the basics of social networking and how the concept can be applied to
> studying the leadership patterns of experienced teachers. Does anyone have
> any recommendations of readings to help me get started? I need
> stuff such as what is a social network, how are they identified, why are
> they studied, etc. I am also interested to any work being done on social
> networks within schools or among educators.
> Thanks, Terri
> SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social
> network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send
> an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line
> UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.
SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social
network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send
an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line
UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.