Dr Jonathan Foster
Lecturer in Information Management
MSc Information Systems, M.Ed. Teaching and Learning for University Lecturers, PhD Information Studies
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My specialist teaching is in the field of information management with a particular emphasis on the digital economy. In addition, I teach on a range of modules related to information systems and educational informatics. I also supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in these areas. My teaching style is research-led, typically comprising a combination of lectures, student seminars, tutorials and computer lab practical sessions.
I teach on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses including:
- INF312 Information Management in the Digital Economy
- INF333 Information Management and Strategy
- INF6320 Information Systems in Organisations
- INF6003 E-Business and E-Commerce
- INF6011 Educational Informatics
Computer-based collaborative group work and learning; information and knowledge management and strategy; digital economy.
Lin, A., Foster, J., Scifleet, P. eds., (2012) Consumer Information Systems: Design, Implementation and Use. Hershey (PA): IGI Global.
Fan, Y. & Foster, J. (2012). “What do Chinese Consumers Talk About When They Talk About Fashion? Exploring Diffusion of Innovation in a Networked Information Economy. In: Lin, A., Foster, J. & Scifleet, P., eds., Consumer Information Systems: Design, Implementation and Use. Hershey (PA): IGI Global.
Lin, A. & Foster, J. (2012). “Electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) and its influence on book purchasing decisions: A study of the Anobii digital
bookshelf”. In: Lin, A., Foster, J. & Scifleet, P., eds., Consumer Information Systems: Design, Implementation and Use. Hershey (PA): IGI Global.
Foster, J. ed. (2010). Collaborative Infomation Behavior: User Engagement and Communication Sharing. Hershey (PA): IGI Global.
Foster, J. (2010). “Collaboration as co-constructed discourse: developing a coding guide for the analysis of peer talk during educational information seeking”. In: Foster, J. (ed.) Collaborative Information Behavior, 219-246.
Foster, J., Benford, S., Chamberlain, A., Rowland, D., & Giannachi, G. (2010). “Riders Have Spoken: A Practice-Based Approach to Developing
an Information Architecture for the Archiving and Replay of a Mixed Reality Performance”, International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 6 (2), 209-223.
Giannachi, G., Rowland, D., Benford, S., Foster, J. & Chamberlain, A. (2010). “Blast Theory’s Rider Spoke, Its Documentation and the Making of its Replay Archive”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 20 (3), 353-367.
Foster, J., Lin, A., & Edmonds, E. (2010). “We Don’t Do Google, We Do Massive Attacks: Notes on Collaborative R&D Collaborations”, Leonardo, 43 (1), 94-95.
Chamberlain, A., Rowland, D., Foster, J. & Giannachi, G. (2010). “Riders Have Spoken: Replaying and Archiving Pervasive Performances”, Leonardo, 43 (1), 90-91.
Foster, J. (2009) “Understanding interaction in information seeking and use as a discourse: a dialogic approach”, Journal of Documentation, 65 (1), 83-105.
Foster, J. & Lin, A. (2007). “Approaches to studying and students’ use of a computer supported learning environment”, Education for Information, 25 (3-4), 155-168.
Foster, J. (2006). “Collaborative information seeking and retrieval”. In: Cronin, B. (ed.) Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 2006, 329-356. Medford (NJ): Information Today.