Publications

The Institute of Learning Innovation has a long trajectory of publications, including:

For a full list, please see the pages of individual staff members.

 

Journal Articles

Armellini, A., & Nie, M. (2013). Open Educational Practices for curriculum enhancement. Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning, 28(1), 7-20.

Rogerson-Revell, P., Nie, M., & Armellini, A. (2012). An evaluation of the use of voice boards, e-book readers and virtual worlds in a postgraduate distance learning applied linguistics and TESOL programme. Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning, 27(2),103-119.

Nie, M., Armellini, A., Witthaus, G., and Barklamb, K. (2011). How do e-book readers enhance learning opportunities for distance work-based learners? ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology, 19 (1), 19-38.

Nie, M., Armellini, A., Harrington, S. Barklamb, K. and Randall, R. (2010). The role of podcasting in effective curriculum renewal. ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology, 18 (2), 105-118.

Nie, M., Roush, P. and Wheeler, M. (2010). Second Life for Digital Photography: An exploratory study. Contemporary Educational Technology, 1 (3), 267-280.

Wheeler, M. (2009). Developing the Media Zoo in Second Life. British Journal of Educational Technology,40(3), 427-443.

Armellini, A. & Aiyegbayo, O. (2009). Learning Design and Assessment with E-tivities. British Journal of Educational Technology, 41(6), 922-935.

Salmon, S., Jones, S. & Armellini, A. (2008). Building Institutional Capability in E-learning Design. ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology, 16(2), 95-109.

Armellini, A. & Jones, S. (2008). Carpe Diem: Seizing Each Day to Foster Change in E-learning DesignReflecting Education, 4(1), 17-29.

Salmon, G. (2005). Flying Not Flapping: A Strategic Framework for E-learning and Pedagogical Innovation in Higher Education Institutions, ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology, 13(3), 201-218.

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Books and Book Chapters

Nie. M., Bird, T., & Edirisingha, P. (2013). eBook Readers and PDAs for Work-based Learners. In Zane L. Berge and Lyn Y. Muilenburg (ed) Handbook of Mobile Education. New York: Routlege.

Conole, G. (2012). Designing for learning in an Open World, New York: Springer

Hawkridge, D., Armellini, A., Nie, M., & Witthaus, G. (2012) Digital audio for asynchronous interactive learning in curriculum design at an English university. In Jia, J. (ed) Educational stages and interactive learning: from kindergarten to workplace training. IGI Global.

Salmon, G. & Nie, M. (2008) Doubling the life of iPods, in G. Salmon and P. Edirisingha (eds) Podcasting for learning in universities. Open University Press, McGraw-Hill Education.

Edirisingha, P., Salmon, G. & Nie, M. (2008) Developing pedagogical podcasts, in G. Salmon and P. Edirisingha (eds) Podcasting for learning in universities. Open University Press, McGraw-Hill Education.

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Conference Papers

Witthaus, G., Barklamb, K., Nie, M. and Armellini, A. (2010). A Second Life Pilot in Two Online M-Level Programmes. A presentation at ALT-C 2010, 7-9 September, Nottingham, UK.

Nie, M., Armellini, A., Randall, R. and Rogerson-Revell, P. (2009). Enhancing Curriculum Delivery Through New Technologies. A short paper presented at ALT-C 2009, 8-10 September, Manchester.

Nie, M. and Edirisingha, P. (2008). Exploring the past through the future: a case study of Second Life for Archaeology education. A short paper presented at Online Educa Berlin 2008, 3-5 December.

Nie, M. and Rothwell, L. (2007) Using informal podcasts to enhance students’ collaborative learning. A short paper presented at ALT-C 2007, Nottingham, 4-6 September.

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The Institute of Learning Innovation (formerly the Beyond Distance Research Alliance) has now closed.

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