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Caroline Haythornthwaite

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Director and Professor
School of Library, Archival & Information Studies
The iSchool at The University of British Columbia
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Suite 470- 1961 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
voice: 604 827-4790    fax: 604-822-6006
email: c.haythorn @ ubc . ca twitter: #hthwaite

I am Director and Professor at SLAIS, The iSchool at The University of British Columbia. I joined UBC in 2010 after 14 years as a faculty member at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

This wordpress site describes my research activities. See the iSchool@UBC pages for more information on the School, faculty and students, Research Day, and the SLAISMatters newsletter.

My research focuses on how the Internet and information and communication technologies (ICTs) support work, learning and social interaction. I approach this primarily from a social network analysis perspective. Listed below are some current activities and selected articles by topic that relate to my areas of work and interest which include e-learning, learning analytics, social media, computer-mediated communication, and online crowds and communities. The following is a brief summary of my research interests and publications. More details are available on associated pages.

For a general overview, see my areas of research.

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