Implications of online social network sites on the personal and professional learning of educational leaders
The purpose of this study is to explore the ways in which five educational leaders make use of online social network sites (SNSs) for their personal and professional learning. Specifically, I focus on how participants use social networking tools to create and maintain online learning communities, how they interact within these communities, and how they believe their use of SNSs for this purpose has benefitted their professional practice. From a post-positivist stance, the data are analyzed in light of the research on social and informal learning theory, leadership development, and the sociological ...
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