Teachers Are Doing It For Themselves: using social media for professional development and advocacy

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 56 Number 2 (2014)

Teachers Are Doing It For Themselves: using social media for professional development and advocacy
EMMA ANN HARDY, pages 265-276
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2014.56.2.265

Abstract

Social media, such as Twitter and blogs, has opened up new possibilities for teachers to communicate. In the face of increasingly centralised policy agendas, social media has created spaces for teachers to talk to each other, share with each other and learn from each other. This article explores how teachers are creating their own spaces by using social media and how social media can support both autonomous professional learning and new forms of activism.

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EMMA ANN HARDY (2014) Teachers Are Doing It For Themselves: using social media for professional development and advocacy, FORUM, 56(2), 265-276. https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2014.56.2.265

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