We recommend the following open access fully online books to those interested in the area of digital, blended and online learning.
Cormier, D., & O'Neil, A. (2021). 12 key ideas: An introduction to teaching online. Pressbooks.
Farrell, O., Brunton, J. Ni She, C., & Costello, E. (2021). #Openteach: Professional development for open online educators. #Openteach project. Dublin City University, Dublin. Pressbooks.
Hartshorne, R., Ferdig, R., & Bull, G. (2021). What journal editors wish authors knew about academic publishing. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Hase, S., & Blaschke, L.M. (2021). Unleashing the power of learner agency. EdTech Books.
Imms, W., & Kvan, (2021). Teacher transition into innovative learning environments. Springer.
Morris, S., Rai, L., & Littleton, K. (2021). Voices of practice: Narrative scholarship from the margins. Pressbook.
Prinsloo, P., Slade, S., & Khalil, M. (2021). Learning analytics: A Primer. Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver.
Alexander, B. (2020). Acadmeic next: The futures of higher education
Bali, M., Cronin, C., Czerniewicz, L., DeRosa, R., & Jhangiani, R. (2020). Open at the margins: Critical perspectives on open education.
Brown, B. et. al. (2020). Ethical use of technology in digital learning environments: Graduate student perspectives. University of Calgary.
Brown, M., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., Beirne, E., & Costello, E. (eds.) (2020). Proceedings of the 2019 ICDE World Conference on Online Learning, Vol 1, Dublin City University, Dublin.
Brown, M., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., Beirne, E., & Costello, E. (eds.) (2020). Proceedings of the 2019 ICDE World Conference on Online Learning, Vol 2, Dublin City University, Dublin.
Cormier, D., & O'Neil, A. (2020). 12 key ideas: An introduction to teaching online
Ehlers, U-F. (2020). Future skills: The future of learning and higher education
Farrow, R., Iniesto, F., Weller, M. & Pitt., R. (2020). The GO-GN Research Methods Handbook. Open Education Research Hub. The Open University, UK. CC-BY 4.0.
Ferdig, R., Baumgartner, E., Hartshorne, R., Kaplan-Rakowski, R., Mouza, C. (2020). Teaching, technology and teacher education during the COVID-19 pandemic: Stories from the field. ACCE.
Ferns, et. al., (2020). Technology tools for teaching in higher education, The practical handbook series
Karunanayaka, S., & Naidu, S (Eds). Pathways to open educational practices. The Open University of Sri Lanka
Networked Learning Conference. (2020). NLC2020 downloads. Free chapters from the 10 Springer networked learning books.
Orr, D., et al., (2020). Higher education landscape 2030: A trend analysis based on the AHEAD international horizon scanning
Stommel, J., Friend, C., & Michael Morris, S. (2020). Critical digital pedagogy: A collection. Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing.
Weller, M. (2020). 25 Years of EdTech. Athabasca University Press.
Veletsianos, G. (2020). Learning online: The student experience
Zhang, KE., Bonk, C., Reeves, T., & Reynolds, T. (2020). MOOCs and open education in the global south: Challenges, successes and opportunities
Ferguson, R., Jones, A., & Scanlon, E. (2019). Education visions: The lessons from 40 years of innovation.
Kuhl, P., et al. (2019). Developing minds in the digital age: Towards a science of learning for the 21st Century
Page, C., & Vincent, A. (2019). Learning to learn online
Rowell, C. (2019). Social media in higher education: Case studies, reflection and analysis
Zawacki-Richter, O., & Qayyum, A. (2019). Open and distance education in Asia, Africa and the Middle East: National perspectives in a digital age.
Buban, J. (Ed.). (2018). Online and blended learning: Selections from the field.
Conrad, D., & Openo, J. (2018). Assessment strategies for online learning: Engagement and authenticity.
Davies, J., & Pachler, N. (2018). Teaching and learning in higher education: Perspectives from UCL.
Davey, T., Meerman, A., Orazbayeva, B., Riedel, M., Galan-Muros, V., Plewa, C., & Eckert, N. (2018). The future of universities: Thoughtbook.
Donaldon, L. (ed.) (2018). Eportfolio based assessment: Inspiring exploration & supporting evaluation for practitioners.
Orsini-Jones, M., & Smith, S. (Ed.). (2018). Flipping the blend through MOOCs, MALL and OIL – new directions in CALL.
Qayyum, A., & Zawacki-Richter, O. (Eds). (2018). Open and distance education in Australia, Europe and the Americas.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. (2018). How people learn II: The science and practice of learning.
Tong, V., Standen, A., & Sotiriou, M. (2018). Shaping higher education with students: Ways to connect research and teaching.
Truss, D. (2018). Twitter EDU
Batson, T., Coleman, K. S., Chen, H. L., Watson, C. E., Rhodes, T. L., & Harver, A. (Eds.). (2017). Field guide to eportfolio: Why it matters for learning.
BizMOOC - Knowledge Alliance (2017). The MOOC book.
Carnell, B., & Fung, D. (Eds.). (2017). Developing the higher education curriculum: Research-based education in practice.
dos Sants Ferreira, G M., da Silva Rosado, L A., & de Sa Carvalho, J. (2017). Educacao e tecnologia: Abordagends criticas (Education and technology: Critical approaches).
Fung, D. (2017). A connected curriculum for higher education.
Havemann, L., & Sherman, S. (Eds.). (2017). Assessment, feedback & technology: Contexts and case studies in Bloombury.
Hodgkinson-Williams, C., & Arinto, P. (2017). Adoption and impact of OER in the global south.
Jhangiani, R., & Biswas-Diener, R. (2017). The philosophy and practices that are revolutionizing Education and Science.
Lang, C., Siemens, G., Wise, A., & Gašević D. (Eds.). (2017). Handbook of learning analytics.
Licht, A., Tasiopoulou, E., & Wastiau, P. (2017). Open book of educational innovation. European Schoolnet, Brussels.
May, E. (Ed.). A guide to making open textbooks with students.
Baker, R. (2016). Big data and education (2nd ed).
Bleeinger, P., & Bliss, T.J. (2016). Open education: International perspectives in higher education
De Cotre, E., Engwall, L., & Teichler, U. (2016). From books to MOOCs? Emerging models of learning and teaching in higher education
Gregory, S., Lee, M., Dalgarno, B., & Tynan, B. (Eds.) (2016). Learning in virtual worlds: Research and applications
Kirkwood, A., & Price, L. (2016). Technology-enabled learning implementation handbook
Stewart, M. (2016). Online learning and higher education: Key questions and considerations
Valetsianos, G (Ed.) (2016). Emergence and innovation in digital learning: Foundations and applications
Atenas, J., & Havemann, L. (2015). Open data as open educational resources: Case studies of emerging practice
Barab, S., & Jackson, C. (2015). The power of play in the digital age
Bowon. K. (ed.) (2015). MOOCs and educational challenges around Asia and Europe
Cortesi, S., & Gasser, U (Eds.). (2015). Digitally connected: Perspectives on youth and digital media
Gubrium, A., Harper, K., & Otanez, M. (2015). Participatory visual and digital research in action
Hopkins, D. (2015). The really useful edtech book
Kopec, J., & Pacewicz, K. (Eds.). (2015). Gamification: Critical approaches
Kroop, S., Mikroyannidis, A., & Wolpers, M. (2015). Responsive open learning environments
Maina, M., Craft, B., & Mor, Y. (Eds.) (2015). The art and science of learning design
O'Neill, G. (2015). Curriculum design in higher education: Theory to practice
Orr, D., Rimini, M., & van Damme, D. (2015) Open education resources: A catalyst for innovation
Williamson, B. (ed.) (2015). Coding/Learning: Software and digital data in education
Wright, N., & Forbes, D. (Eds.) (2015). Digital smarts enhancing learning and teaching
Bonk. C., & Khoo, E. (2014). Adding some Tec-variety
Boyd, D. (2014). It's complicated: The social lives of networked teens
Dron, D., & Anderson, T. (2014). Teaching crowds: Learning and social media
Eve, M. P..(2014). Open access and the humanities: Contexts, controversies and the future
Krause, S., & Lowe, C. (2014). Invasion of the MOOCs: The promises and perils of massive open online courses
Mor, Y., Mellar, H., Warburton, S., & Winters, N. (Eds.). (2015). Practical design patterns for teaching and learning with technology
Peberdy, D. (2014). Active learning spaces and technology
Richter, O.Z., & Anderson, T. (2014). Online distance education: Towards a research agenda
Singh, J. (2014). How to use Moodle 2.7: Teacher manual for the world's most popular LMS
van Mourik Broekman, P. , Hall, G. , Byfield, T. , Hides, S. and Worthington, S. (2014). Open education: A study of disruption
Watters, A. (2014). The monsters of education technology
Weller, M. (2014). The battle for open: How openness won and how it doesn't feel like victory
Wiley, D. (2014). An open education reader
Gay, S., & Richardson, T. (2013). Using e-books and e-readers for adult learning
McGreal, R., Kinuthia, W., Marshall, S., & McNamara, T. (2013). Perspectives on open and distance learning: Open educational resources
Mejias, U. A. (2013). Off the network: Disrupting the digital world
Peters, O. (2013). Against the tide: Critics of digitalisation
Vaughan, N., & Cleveland-Innes, M., & Garrison, R. (2013). Teaching in blended learning environments: Creating and sustaining communities of inquiry
Oblinger, D. (2012). Game changers: Education and information technologies
Burge, E., Campbell Gibson, C., & Gibson, T. (2011). Flexible pedagogy: Flexible practice
Weller, M. (2011). Digital scholar: How technology is transforming scholarly practice
Kennepohl, D., & Shaw, L. (2010). Accessible elements: Teaching science online at a distance
Veletsianos, G. (2010). Emerging technologies in distance education
Anderosn, T. (2008). The theory and practice of online learning (2nd ed)
Herrington, J., Herrington, A., Mantei, J., Olney, I., & Ferry, B. (2009). New technologies, new pedagogies: Mobile learning in higher education
Mohamed Ally. (2009). Mobile learning: Transforming the delivery of education and training
Oblinger, D. (2006). Learning spaces
Power, M. (2009). A designer's log: Case studies in instructional design
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