Education and Leadership in Social Networks


Ili K., Mentese M.

APPLIED CHAOS AND COMPLEXITY THEORY IN EDUCATION, pp.122-134, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0460-3.ch008
  • Title of Journal : APPLIED CHAOS AND COMPLEXITY THEORY IN EDUCATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.122-134

Abstract

Social networks which play an important role in individuals', many of whom are youngsters, daily life got the opportunity to be used as educational tools and seem to have many features to improve educational organizations and the educational processes. Organizations exist in the very complex and chaotic environments rather than the stable and steady environments. This affects the role of administrator and especially the leader within the organization. The task of the 21st century educators is to be compromising social media leadership with media, mass media instruments and information technologies and the values of the school, and preparing the youngsters for the future by building common living environments. Within the scope of research, some explanations from literature about the concept of social networks and the use of social networks in education were given first. For conclusion, comments, conclusions and suggestions about the usability of social networks in education were presented.