Modeling Mentoring Dialogue within a Teacher Social Networking Site

Authors: 

Jihie Kim, Yu-Han Chang, Sen Cai and Saurabh Dhupar

Paper type: 
Poster

Abstract: 

Online social networking tools promise to enable mentorship, professional development, and resource sharing between teachers across the Internet. This paper describes a first attempt to model teacher dialogue, an effort that will eventual lead to overlay tools that promote these kinds of beneficial community behaviors.

Keywords: 

Teacher social network, teacher mentoring.