social network analysis

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 …

Communities and Clusters: User Interactions in an Online Discussion Forum for Computer Science Education

Prior research has shown that teacher communities are important for social, cognitive, and affective growth of teachers. Further, teacher isolation often encourages teachers to join online teacher communities. In the U.S., computer science (CS) …