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ERIC Number: ED525370
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 111
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1244-8025-1
Principals and Blogs: In What Ways Does Blogging Support the Practices of School Principals?
Engebritson, Reggie Marie
ProQuest LLC, D.Ed. Dissertation, University of Minnesota
This study paper explores the factors that motivate school principals to blog and the effectiveness of those blogs in terms of instructional and technology leadership. Participants were school principals who blog and were sent a web-based survey. Fifty responded. Results indicate that principals blog to communicate to others, including parents, staff, other principals and the school community. Respondents felt that blogs do support their role as instructional and technology leaders of their school. Advice for other principals thinking about blogging, was to "Just do it!" [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Language: English
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