Professional Learning in Unlikely Spaces: Social Media and Virtual Communities as Professional Development

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Kathleen P. King;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Kassel University Press
  • Journal: International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) (issn: 1863-0383)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3991/ijet.v6i4.1765
  • Subject: transformative | learning | social | media | informal | learning | professional | development | learning | communities | Education | L | Information technology | T58.5-58.64

In this case study, results demonstrate that an individual’s use of social media as professional learning spans understanding, networking, professional identity development, and transformative learning. Specifically, virtual online communities facilitated through social... View more
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