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Hi Julie,

Here are some resources.

Alan Daly's book would be a good place start (Social Network Theory and Educational Change) as well as the American Journal of Education's 2012 Special edition on networks.

Coburn, C. E., & Russell, J. L. (2008). District Policy and Teachers' Social Networks. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 30(3), 203-235.

Coburn, C. E., Russell, J. L., Kaufman, J. H., & Stein, M. K. (2012). Supporting Sustainability: Teachers' Advice Networks and Ambitious Instructional Reform. American Journal of Education, 119(1), 137-182.

Daly, A. J. (2010). Social Network Theory and Educational Change. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Education Press.

Daly, A. J., Moolenaar, N. M., Bolivar, J. M., & Burke, P. (2010). Relationships in Reform: The Role of Teachers' Social Networks. Journal of Education Administration, 48(3), 359-391.

Frank, K. A., Kim, C. M., & Belman, D. (2010). Utility Theory, Social Networks, and Teacher Decision Making: Modeling Networks' Influences on Teacher Attitudes and Practices. In A. J. Daly (Ed.), Social Network Theory and Educational Change. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Frank, K. A., Zhao, Y., & Borman, K. (2004). Social Capital and the Diffusion of Innovations Within Organizations: The Case of Computer Technology in Schools. Sociology of Education, 77(April), 148-171.

Goddard, R. D. (2003). Relational Networks, Social Trust, and Norms: A Social Perspective on Students' Chances of Academic Success. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 25(1), 59-74.

Jackson, C. K., & Bruegmann, E. (2009). Teaching Students and Teaching Each Other: The Importance of Peer Learning for Teachers. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 1(4), 85-108. doi: doi: 10.1257/app.1.4.85

Leana, C. R., & Pil, F. K. (2006). Social Capital and Organizational Performance: Evidence from Urban Public Schools. Organization Science, 17(3), 353-366.

Leigh Mesler Parise, B., & James P. Spillane. (2010). Teacher Learning and Instructional Change: How Formal and On-the-Job Learning Opportunities Predict Change in Elementary School Teachers' Practice. The Elementary School Journal, 110(3), 323-346. doi: 10.1086/648981

Moolenaar, N. M. (2012). A Social Network Perspective on Teacher Collaboration in Schools: Theory, Methodology, and Applications. American Journal of Education, 119(1), 7-39.

Moolenaar, N. M., & Daly, A. J. (2012). Social Networks in Education: Exploring the Social Side of the Reform Equation. American Journal of Education, 119(1), 1-6. doi: 10.1086/667762

Moolenaar, N. M., & Sleegers, P. J. C. (2010). Social Networks, Trust, and Innovation: The Role of Relationships in Supporting Innovative Climate in Dutch Schools. In A. J. Daly (Ed.), Social Network Theory and Educational Change (pp. 97-114). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Moolenaar, N. M., Sleegers, P. J. C., & Daly, A. J. (2012). Teaming up: Linking collaboration networks, collective efficacy, and student achievement. Teaching and Teacher Education, 28(2), 251-262. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2011.10.001

Penuel, W., Riel, M., Krause, A., & Frank, K. A. (2009). Analyzing Teachers' Professional Interactions in a School as Social Capital: A Social Network Approach. Teachers College Record, 111(1), 124-163.

Penuel, W. R., Sun, M., Frank, K. A., & Gallagher, H. A. (2012). Using Social Network Analysis to Study How Collegial Interactions Can Augment Teacher Learning from External Professional Development. American Journal of Education, 119(1), 103-136. doi: 10.1086/667756

Pil, F. K., & Leana, C. (2009). Applying Organizational Research to Public School Reform: The Effects of Teacher Human and Social Capital on Student Performance. Academy of Management Journal, 52(6), 1101-1124.

Spillane, J. P., & Hopkins, M. (2013). Organizing for instruction in education systems and school organizations: how the subject matters. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1-27. doi: 10.1080/00220272.2013.810783

Spillane, J. P., & Kim, C. M. (2012). An Exploratory Analysis of Formal School Leaders’ Positioning in Instructional Advice and Information Networks in Elementary Schools. American Journal of Education, 119(1), 73-102. doi: 10.1086/667755

Spillane, J. P., Kim, C. M., & Frank, K. A. (2012). Instructional Advice and Information Providing and Receiving Behavior in Elementary Schools: Exploring Tie Formation as a Building Block in Social Capital Development. American Educational Research Journal, 49(6), 1112-1145. doi: 10.3102/0002831212459339

Best,

Michael




On Thursday, January 30, 2014 2:30 PM, Julie Hite <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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Hi all,
I’m looking for any network research on formal and/or informal teacher collaboration networks that use social network methods. 
 
Any references would be greatly appreciated!
 
Julie
 
 
 
 
 
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