Thesis / Dissertation

Building partnerships with families using Web 2.0 technologies: A case study of using new technologies to build partnerships with families.

Eloise Thomson, Nicola Yelland (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Social media is a rapidly emerging phenomenon, shaping the ways people communicate and collaborate. This research sought to gain insight into the new opportunities that social media may afford to collaborate with families in the early years. Engaging with a Third Space Theory theoretical framework, this research took an inclusionary rather than exclusionary approach, where existing practices were valued with new practices not superseding, or preferencing existing ways of collaborating. The research design employed a case study methodology to gain greater insights about current practices of collaborating with families through the use of three individual cases, each exploring the potential..

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