Reddit

A Tale of Two Subreddits: Change and Continuity in Teaching-Related Online Spaces

Despite social media’s ubiquity in modern life, research on some topics related to educators’ use of social media for professional purposes remains underdeveloped, such as how use may change over time. This study explores educators’ self-directed …

Teachers on Reddit? Exploring Contributions and Interactions in Four Teaching-Related Subreddits

The website Reddit has received scant attention from educational researchers despite the presence of numerous teaching-related subreddits that host thousands of threaded conversations. The purpose of this study was to provide an initial comparison of …

Educators on the Front Page of the Internet: Education-Related Subreddits as Learning Spaces

Accessing and contributing to online spaces have become regular parts of many educators’ professional activities. However, the popular discussion forum website Reddit has received little attention from educational researchers despite the presence of …

Teaching-Related Subreddits

Introduction Reddit is an understudied social media platform with a large and international base of users. Reddit has more than 430 million average monthly active users globally and 130,000 active discussion forums, called subreddits. Among these many subreddits, several are education-focused, including 16 that comprise the Reddit Education Network. However, Reddit’s potential for hosting teaching-related discussions has been the subject of relatively little research compared to other social media platforms.