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Blogs: Enhancing Links in a Professional Learning Community of Science and Mathematics Teachers Article

, Texas A&M University, Dept of Teaching, Learning and Culture, United States ; , Texas A&M University, College of Science, United States ; , Texas A&M University, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, United States ; , Texas A&M University, Department of Chemistry, United States ; , Texas A&M University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, United States

CITE Journal Volume 7, Number 3, ISSN 1528-5804 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

Anyone who can access the Internet can be part of the knowledge-access, knowledge-building, information-exchanging culture, regardless of location. Time magazine's latest "Person of the Year" is "You"(Grossman, 2006). In a startling acknowledgement that "community and collaboration on a scale never seen before" has trumped any famous individual, the editorial board elected to pay tribute to the power of the World Wide Web-and some of its most famous creations such as Wikipedia, YouTube, MySpace, and Web logs or blogs. This research is about blogs and their use in a new teacher professional development project.

Citation

Loving, C.C., Schroeder, C., Kang, R., Shimek, C. & Herbert, B. (2007). Blogs: Enhancing Links in a Professional Learning Community of Science and Mathematics Teachers. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 7(3), 178-198. AACE.

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