Further reading and references
- An investigation into social learning activities by practitioners in Open Educational Practices, Bieke Schreurs, Antoine Van den Beemt, Fleur Prinsen, Gabi Witthaus, Grainne Conole, Maarten de Laat.
- Paper ‘Using innovative social networking tools to foster communities of practice’. The paper presents the National Digital Learning Resources Service (NDLR), funded by the HEA (Ireland), an open educational resource service providing an open online repository and community portal, shared between the seven Universities and the fourteen Institutes of Technology in Ireland. The NDLR uses innovative technologies and social networking tools to foster over thirty active communities of practice.
- Paper ‘Colearning’ – collaborative networks for creating, sharing and reusing OER through social media’. The paper presents an investigation focusing on the use of social media tools and personal network environments for engaging learning communities in producing, adapting, sharing and disseminating OER collaboratively. The aim of this investigation is to identify new forms of collaboration, as well as strategies that can be used to make the production and adaptation processes of OER more explicit for anyone in the community to contribute.
- Innovating Pedagogy 2014 report – new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers. The Open University has recently published this report, which explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, namely Massive open social learning, Learning design informed by analytics, Flipped classroom, Bring your own devices, Learning to learn, Dynamic assessment, Event-based learning, Learning through storytelling, Threshold concepts, Bricolage.
Bates, Tony (2015). The implications of ‘open’ for course and program design: towards a paradigm shift. Retrieved from https://www.tonybates.ca/2015/02/18/the-implications-of-open-for-course-and-program-design-towards-a-paradigm-shift/
Bloom, B. S. (1984). The 2 Sigma Problem: The Search for Methods of Group Instruction as Effective as One-to-One tutoring. Educational Researcher, 13(6), 4–16.
Campbell, G. (October 16, 2012). Ecologies of yearning. Keynote address at Open Ed Conference 12, Vancouver, B.C. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIzA4ItynYw
Conole, G.C., and Ehlers, U.D. (2010). Open educational practices: Unleashing the power of OER. Paper presented to UNESCO Workshop on OER in Namibia 2010. Windhoek. Retrieved from http://efquel.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/OEP_Unleashing-the-power- of-OER.pdf
Geser, G. (2012).Open educational practices and resources OLCOS Roadmap 2012, p. 1-150. Retrieved from http://www.olcos.org/cms/upload/docs/olcos_roadmap.pdf
Gunness, S. (2016). Learner – centered through OER. Retrieved from http://oer.kmi.open.ac.uk/?page_id=2329#.WVYqxFElFpg
Harasim, L. (2012) Learning Theory and Online Technologies New York/London: Routledge
Mott, J. and Wiley, D. (2009) Open for learning: The CMS and the open learning network.in education, 15(2) Fall 2009, p. 3-23. Retrieved from http://ineducation.ca/ineducation/article/view/53/530
Reeves, T., Herrington, J. and Oliver, R. (2002). Authentic activities and online learning. HERDSA, 562-567. Retrieved from http://www.coulthard.com/library/Files/reeves_2002_authenticactivitiesonlinelearning.pdf