We are currently working on a few papers to showcase our findings from a study about PreK-12 teachers’ conceptualizations of PLNs:
Krutka, D.G., Carpenter, J.P., & Trust, T. (2017). Enriching professional learning networks: A framework for identification, reflection, and intention. TechTrends.
Trust, T, Krutka, D.G., & Carpenter, J.P. (2016). ‘Together we are better’: Professional learning networks for teachers. Computers & Education. 102, 15-34. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2016.06.007.
You can listen to us discuss the findings from ‘Together we are better’ on the Visions of Education podcast (shownotes):
Krutka, D.G., Carpenter, J.P., & Trust, T. (2016). Elements of engagement: A model of teacher interactions via professional learning networks. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 32(4), 150-158.
Carpenter, J. P., Trust, T., & Krutka, D. G. (2016). The virtual workroom: Using social media, teachers reach beyond school walls to learn and grow. Journal of Staff Development, 37(4), 24-28.
Carpenter, J.P., Krutka, D.G., & Trust, T. (2016). PK-12 teachers’ conceptualizations of professional learning networks. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education conference, Savannah, Georgia, USA, March 21-25.
Trust, T. (2016). The new model of teacher learning in an online network. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 48(4), 290-305.
Krutka, D. G., & Carpenter, J. P. (2016). Why Social Media Must Have a Place in Schools. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 52(1), 6-10.
Carpenter, J. P., & Krutka, D. G. (2015). Engagement through microblogging: educator professional development via Twitter. Professional Development in Education, 41(4), 707-728.
Trust, T. (2015). Deconstructing an online community of practice: Teachers’ actions in the Edmodo math subject community. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 31(2), 73-81.
Carpenter, J. (2015). Preservice Teachers’ Microblogging: Professional Development via Twitter. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 15(2), 209-234.
Carpenter, J. P., & Krutka, D. G. (2014). Chat It Up. Learning & Leading With Technology, 41(5), 10-15.
Carpenter, J. P., & Krutka, D. G. (2014). How and why educators use Twitter: A survey of the field. Journal of research on technology in education, 46(4), 414-434.
Trust, T. (2014). Online communities need local support. ASCD Express. 9(16). Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol9/916-trust.aspx
Trust, T. (2013). Beyond school walls: Teachers’ use of professional learning networks to receive help on a global scale. International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, 1(3), 270-286.
Trust, T. (2013). Building professional learning networks and avoiding information overload. ASCD Express, 8(9). Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol8/809-trust.aspx
Trust, T. (2012). Professional learning networks designed for teacher learning. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 28(4), 133-138.