Teaching

Caroline Haythornthwaite

At the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University

  • 2018 Spring: Foundations of Research Methods in Information Studies (preparation for online version)
  • 2017 Fall: Foundations of Research Methods in Information Studies (on-campus)
  • 2017 Spring: Social Network Theory and Analysis for Information and Communication
  • 2016 Fall, and 2017 Spring: Information Policy

At the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS), The iSchool at University of British Columbia (to 2015)

In my years as Director of the iSchool@UBC (2010-15), I was not heavily involved in teaching, but was engaged with the foundations course for doctoral students (LIS 610: Doctoral Seminar), the development of an undergraduate course in ‘networks, crowds and communities’, and teaching of a course in community informatics.

Community Informatics. Introduction to contemporary research and theory related to the design, development, implementation, and use of information systems in geographically-based communities.

At the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (to 2009)

An Introduction to Doing Social Science Research in LIS. Introduction to  fundamentals of doing social science research in library and information science.

Ubiquitous Learning. Addresses theory, practice and change in learning in a world moving towards ubiquitous computing.

Distributed Knowledge. Course explores how learning is enacted and possible through online social networks, distance learning programs, teleconferencing, wikis, blogs, distributed data bases, digital libraries, and other new media.

Community Informatics Research and Theory. Course explores contemporary research and theory in the use and application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in geographically based communities.

E-Learning: Social and Technical Issues in E-learning Research and Practice. Seminar addresses social, technical, administrative, and pedagogical aspects of online education and learning primarily in higher education.

Social Networks and Information. Introduces the social network perspective and its potential for exploring social phenomena, with an emphasis on information processes.

Doctoral Research Methods. This doctoral seminar offers a substantial introduction to research methods relevant to doctoral work in library and information science through a series of seminars, each presenting a different method of research.

Computer-Mediated Communication. Traces the issues and research in computer-mediated communication (CMC) that have accompanied the use and acceptance of new media.

Information, Technology and Organizations. This undergraduate course explores information — where it is found, how it flows, how it is used, how its presence affects how problems are viewed and further information collected — with a broad definition of information that includes consideration of data, information and knowledge

Systems Analysis and Management. Introduces students to the principles of systems analysis and to the decisions managers must make when implementing systems.

Administration and Management of Libraries and Information Centers. Explores the principles that govern how organizations and institutions work and theories, practices and procedures involved in the management and administration of libraries and information centers.

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