Investigating the Potential of Using Social Network Analysis in Educational Evaluation

@inproceedings{Korbak2007InvestigatingTP,
  title={Investigating the Potential of Using Social Network Analysis in Educational Evaluation},
  author={Christine Korbak and Christopher Hoadley},
  year={2007}
}
This article describes results of a study investigating the potential of using social network analysis to evaluate programs that aim at improving schools by fostering greater collaboration between teachers. The goal of this method is to use data about teacher collaboration within schools to map the distribution of expertise and resources needed to enact reforms. Such maps are of great potential value to school leaders, who are responsible for instructional leadership in schools, but they also… CONTINUE READING

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