Existing research does not address online messages in relation to one another. Taking relations of messages into account is important as the messages are not individual online postings but are a representation of teachers' interaction. Thus, this study also proposes a research methodology to address the relations of online messages in a forum of teachers.as an example for analyzing asynchronous online communication through social network analysis techniques. ... For instance, faculty membersa#39; high betweenness centrality scores, which indicated higher control over information flow, supported ... The social network graph generated by the UCINET program visually displayed the observed top-down collaboration in the forum, ... However, its given mathematical based descriptions for a broader group of audience who are specialized 90.
|Title||:||Online Communication Patterns in a Teacher Professional Development Program|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|