Publications, papers & presentations

2013

Open practice and sustainable OER: Sesame
Marion Manton: CETIS 2013: Open for Education: Technology Innovation in Universities and Colleges, Birmingham, 12 March 2013.
Social media: Evaluating the strategic value of students' favourite technology in the university setting
David White: Bett Annual Conference, London, January 2013.

2012

Lifelong learning in a digital age: New audiences, new needs, new approaches
Marion Manton, Alison Felce and Emma Purnell, Innovating e-learning 2012: Shaping the future, JISC online conference, 13-23 November 2012.
Visitors and Residents: exploring what motivates students to engage with digital services
David White: EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Denver, October 2012.
Online presence and digital residency
David White, invited speaker: 'OxEngage' series for the University of Oxford, October 2012.
Open Sesame: embedding open educational practices in Oxford
Marion Manton: 19th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, University of Manchester, 11-13 September 2012.
What motivates engagement with the digital information environment?
David White: ISIC Annual Conference, Tokyo, September 2012.
User-centered decision making: A new model for developing academic library services and systems
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Donna Lanclos, David White, Alison Le Cornu & Erin Hood. IFLA 2012 Conference Proceedings, Helsinki, 11-17 August 2012.
Creativity vs credibility? Opportunities for learning and teaching online
David White, Keynote Speaker: Oxford Brookes University Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment Conference, June 2012.
Using the web for learning and teaching: a new understanding
David White: Blog post on Guardian Education Network, 8 June 2012.
Students' use of online materials
Marion Manton: Supporting Academic Practice in a Digital Age Symposium, University of Exeter, 17 May 2012.
Two episodes of 'The Digital Human' documentary for BBC Radio 4
David White: Episode 1 'Capture', 1 May 2012 and Episode 2 'Control', 7 May 2012
I knew the internet wouldn't give me a wrong answer
David White: Invited speaker, NetworkedED: Technology in Education seminar series, London School of Economics, 9 May 2012.
Some people visit the web, some people live there
David White: Invited speaker, HEA event on Flexible Learning and Online Residency, Oxford, April 2012.
(blog post)
Using the 'Visitors and Residents' typology to understand learners' engagement with the digital information environment
David White: OCLC EMEA regional council meeting, Birmingham, February 2012.
Interview with Jaap van de Geer for This Week in Libraries (TWIL) series
David White: Recorded at the OCLC EMEA regional council meeting, Birmingham, February 2012.
OER Impact Study
Presentation given at the Learning from OER Research Projects workshop
Marion Manton, 19 January 2012.

2011

Digital Visitors and Residents: Project Feedback
Online Seminar for the JISC Developing Digital Literacies strand (recording and blog reactions)
David White, December 2011.
JISC Online Conference
David White: Member of the Digital Literacy Panel, November 2011.
Visitors and Residents: What motivates engagement with the digital information environment?
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, David White & Donna Lanclos: Proceedings of the 74th ASIS&T annual meeting, 48. New Orleans, 9-12 October 2011.
The learning black market: How students really use social media
David White: Guardian Higher Education network seminar series, London, September 2011.
Symposium: Is the VLE reborn?
Patricia Forrest, Marion Manton, Phil George, Richard Hall, Gill Ferrell: 18th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011.
Can technology save us? The experience of the Cascade project
Marion Manton and Sean Faughnan: 18th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011.
Workshop: Representing and sharing learning designs: A design support environment
Diana Laurillard, Dejan Ljubojevic, Marion Manton, Brock Craft, Tom Boyle, Patricia Charlton: 18th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011.
Are we in open country?
Helen Beetham, Amber Thomas, David White, David Kernohan: 18th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011.
Visitors and Residents: A new typology for online engagement
David White and Alison Le Cornu, First Monday, Volume 16, Number 9, 5 September 2011.
Digital Literacies in a Post Geek World
David White: Invited speaker, JISC Teaching and Learning Experts Teaching Group, Bristol, July 2011.
OER Impact Study: Research Report
A final report for practitioners within the OER community, assessing the current impact of OER in the light of OER activity to date.
Elizabeth Masterman and Joanna Wild (with contributions from David White and Marion Manton), July 2011.
Open Educational Resources: The value of re-use in higher education
An accessible report for non-specialists, highlighting the benefits, challenges and pathways to uptake of OER.
David White and Marion Manton (with contributions from Elizabeth Masterman, Joanna Wild and Nicola Warren), July 2011.
Teachers’ perspectives on digital tools for pedagogic planning and design
Elizabeth Masterman and Marion Manton (2011), Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 20:2, 227-246.
Workshop: Sustaining and embedding innovations to achieve institutional enhancement in learning and teaching
Peter Bullen, Peter Chatterton, Rebecca Galley, Mark Russell, Paul Bartholomew, Marion Manton, Catherine O'Donnell: Sixth International Blended Learning Conference, University of Hertfordshire, June 2011.
The Rhetoric of Openness
David White: Invited speaker, NetSkill online seminar series, June 2011.
Digial Literacies?: I just type it into Google
David White: Keynote speaker, Oxford Brookes University Teaching and Learning Conference, Oxford, June 2011.
Open Content and Open Practice - Who Benefits?
David White: Invited speaker, Oxford University Press 'Get Digital' seminar series, Oxford, May 2011.
OER Impact Study
David White: Invited speaker, Open Nottingham Seminar, Nottingham, April 2011.
JISC Curriculum Design and Delivery: Elluminate Wednesday
Marion Manton: The Learning Design Support Environment and Curriculum Design, March 2011.
Content or Contact?
David White: Keynote, Africa Higher-Ed ICT Conference, Johannesburg, March 2011.
Financial challenges - digital opportunities
David White: OER strand facilitator/speaker, JISC Annual Conference, Liverpool, March 2011.
Big understanding: The values of typologies of engagement?
David White: Open University eLearning Community/Teaching and Learning Research Group event, February 2011.
OER use/reuse workshop facilitation
David White: JISC OER programme meeting, Birmingham, January 2011.
Learning Without Frontiers
David White: eSafety strand chair, London, January 2011.

2010

Final Report, Cascade Project
Final report of the JISC-funded Cascade project, which investigated developing new models to transform the delivery and support of learning for continuing and professional learners at the University of Oxford.
Marion Manton (with contributions from David Balch, Sean Faughnan, Bridget Lewis and Nicola Warren), December 2010.
Cascade Project Case Studies
  • Case Study 1: Leveraging technology to drive business performance
  • Case Study 2: Customizing open source software: benefits and pitfalls
  • Case Study 3: Using technology to support prospective students
  • Case Study 4: Enabling staff to easily use a VLE to support course delivery
  • Case Study 5: Maximising effective use of technology in new programmes
  • David Balch, Sean Faughnan, Marion Manton, December 2010.
    Online distance learning: New expectations?
    David White: University of Leicester technology enhanced learning seminar series. December 2010.
    Educational Studies Department seminar series
    David White: Oxford. November 2010.
    JISC eLearning radio interview
    David White. November 2010.
    Sustaining innovation in curriculum delivery
    Marion Manton, Phil George and Gus Cameron, Innovating e-Learning 2010: Bringing innovation to life: From adversity comes opportunity, JISC Online conference, 23 - 26 November 2010.
    Study of UK Online Learning
    Report to HEFCE by the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford.
    David White, Nicola Warren, Sean Faughnan & Marion Manton, October 2010.
    Supporting innovative teaching with an intelligent collaborative design environment
    Laurillard, D., Masterman, L., Magoulas, G., Charlton, P., Manton, M., Ljubojevic, D., Craft, B. & Pujadas, R
    Workshop at ALT-C 2010: 17th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, Nottingham, 7-9 September 2010.
    'Sailing Against the trade winds' Invited speaker
    David White: ALT-C Conference, Nottingham, September 2010. Video of this talk.
    Transforming Curriculum Delivery through Technology Programme, overview of Cascade
    Bridget Lewis and Marion Manton, Learning and Teaching Practice Experts Group 20th Meeting, 13 July 2010, Bristol.
    Chairing discussion focused on the Study of UK Online Distance Learning
    David White: HEFCE Online Learning Task Force, London, June 2010.
    Invited expert
    David White: St Mary's University College TeL Study Day, Twickenham, June 2010.
    Eventedness and Disjuncture in Virtual Worlds.
    White, D., and Le Cornu, A., Eventedness and Disjuncture in Virtual Worlds, Journal of Educational Research, Volume 52, Issue 2, 2010
    Keynote speaker
    David White: DeMontfort University TeL Symposium, Leicester, May 2010. Slides from this talk.
    Keynote speaker
    David White: Plymouth e-Learning Conference, Plymouth, April 2010. Video of this talk.
    Invited expert
    David White: Strategy Cascade, Llandudno, March 2010.
    Presenting our Study of UK Online Distance Learning
    David White: HEFCE Online Learning Task Force, London, March 2010.
    Running workshop on Green ICT and Social Media
    David White: JISC Green ICT conference, Birmingham, February 2010.
    Presenting initial findings of our Study of UK Online Distance Learning
    David White: HEFCE Online Learning Task Force, London, January 2010.
    Residency, Relationships and Responsibility: The Social Side of World of Warcraft
    David White: Chapter 10 in Panayiotis, Z. and Ang, C. S., (eds.) 2010 Social Computing and Virtual Communities, London, Chapman and Hall.

    2009

    ‘Open Habitat Magazine’ from the Open Habitat project.
    Exploring the use of virtual worlds for teaching and learning in higher education.
    Contribution to the JISC ‘Getting Started in Second Life’ guide.
    ‘Headlines’ report from the Isthmus project
    Bridging the divide between institutional elearning provision and the culture of the withed web.
    Report on the use of ‘Web2.0’ for the SPIRE project.
    Eventedness and Disjuncture in Virtual Worlds.
    White, D., and Le Cornu, A. Eventedness and Disjuncture in Virtual Worlds. Journal of Educational Research, London: Routledge.
    Learning with Digital Games case study
    Learning with Digital Games case study: Whitton, N,. 2009. Learning with Digital Games. London: Routledge.
    Eventedness and Belonging in Virtual Worlds.
    Learning in Virtual Worlds Workshop, Coventry, November 2009.
    What Massively Mutliplayer Games can teach us about Social Media.
    TEDx, Birmingham, October 2009.
    It’s a nice place to visit but I wouldn’t want to live there: using the ‘Visitor-Resident’ principle to guide approaches to the participatory web.
    ALT-C conference, Manchester, September 2009.
    What is Post-Digital?
    ALT-C fringe session, September 2009.
    Theory and Reflection in Pedagogy Planner Tools to Support Learning Design
    Liz Masterman & Marion Manton, European LAMS Conference, Open University, 7 July 2009.
    Does Technology Encourage or Stifle Creativity?
    Debate panel member, City University Learning and Teaching conference, London, June 2009.
    Not killing the creative: Balancing the aspirations of a multidisciplinary team at a distance.
    SEDA conference, Brighton, May 2009.
    Pedagogic Theory and Pedagogic Planning in Digital Worlds
    Liz Masterman & Marion Manton, Computers and Learning (CAL ’09) Conference, Brighton, 23–25 March 2009.
    Open Habitat project presentation
    David White, Orange Island, Second Life, April 2009. Watch a video of this talk
    The Visitors-Residents Principle.
    David White, 'Thoughtfest', Salford University, March 2009.
    Multi-User Virtual Enviroments Workshop.
    David White, Next Generation Environments conference, Loughborough & 'Learn, Teach and Play in Virtual Worlds' event, City University, March 2009.
    Pedagogy Planning Tools: An answer to teachers’ prayers or just a good intention?
    Liz Masterman & Marion Manton, Department of Education Public Seminars, University of Oxford, 11th February 2009
    Presentation at the Eduserv/JISC/Cetis event: 'Virtual Worlds for Teaching and Learning'
    David White, Glasgow, January 2009. View a slidecast of this talk

    2008

    Open Habitat project demo.
    David White, Online Educa conference, Berlin, December 2008.
    The Importance of Being Earnest: Exploring the implications of virtual worlds' capacity to foreground students' identity, role and attitude.
    David White, Workshop in Digital Identity at the JISC/HEA Teaching and Learning Research Programme conference, London, November 2008.
    The Unbearable Lightness of Being (an avatar): Three principles to guide teaching in MUVEs.
    David White, JISC online conference, November 2008.
    Swords and hairstyles: Bridging the divide between massively multiplayer game design and second life.
    David White, ALT-C, Leeds, September 2008. write-up of the talk
    Phoebe: a pedagogic planner
    Marion Manton, TALL Research Seminar, Oxford, August 2008. Listen to a podcast of this talk
    Using virtual worlds for teaching and learning
    David White, TALL Research Seminar, Oxford, August 2008. Listen to a podcast of this talk
    Symposium on second life
    David White, Steven Warburton, Helen Keegan, Steven Wheeler, Graham Atwell, Distance Learning conference, Malaysia (given onlne), July 2008.
    Phoebe: a Pedagogic Planning Tool
    Marion Manton and Liz Masterman, European LAMS Conference, Cadiz, June 2008
    Giving the right advice at the right time
    Marion Manton, Pedagogic / Activity Planner Meeting, European LAMS Conference, Cadiz, June 2008
    Learning from the games designers
    David White, Next Generations Environments Conference, Birmingham, May 2008. View a PowerPoint of the talk or a write-up of the talk
    Blurring boundaries: Taking advantage of society online
    David White, Shock of the Old conference, Oxford, April 2008. Slides from presentation
    Cultural capital and community development in the pursuit of dragon slaying (Massively Multiplayer guild culture as a model for sociable elearning)
    David White, ESRC festival of social science, City University, March 2008.
    The future of the pedagogic planning tool projects
    Liz Masterman and Marion Manton (Phoebe) and Diana Laurillard and Jonathan San-Diego (London Planner), Pedagogic Planners strategic review meeting, Birmingham, March 2008

    2007

    Symposium on second life
    David White, Steven Warburton, Helen Keegan, Steven Wheeler, Graham Atwell, Online Educa conference, Berlin, November 2007
    Cultural capital and community development in the pursuit of dragon slaying (Massively Multiplayer guild culture as a model for sociable elearning)
    David White and Deborah Goodbody, ALT-C, Nottingham, September 2007. Watch a video of this talk
    Phoebe: Web 2.0 technology to support innovation and collaboration among teachers (poster)
    Liz Masterman and Marion Manton, ALT-C, Nottingham, September 2007.
    Phoebe: a wiki-based pedagogic planner to promote innovative practice in Design for Learning
    Liz Masterman, Marion Manton, ALT-C, Nottingham, September 2007.
    Cultural Capital and Community Development in the Pursuit of Dragon Slaying
    David White, Games Learning and Society Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, July 2007.
    Rhizomes vs Scaffolds: Online Community and Structure, JISC/Emerge, Manchester.
    David White, JISC/Emerge, Manchester, July 2007.
    Phoebe: The role of a pedagogic planning tool in promoting effective Design for Learning
    Liz Masterman, European LAMS Conference, University of Greenwich. July 2007
    Phoebe: A Pedagogic Planner
    Marion Manton, Designing for Learning, University of Greenwich, July 2007.
    Web 2.0, Implications for Students
    David White, Bristol University Education Department Seminar, Bristol, June 2007.
    SPIRE project, Informal collaboration and Web 2.0
    David White, JISC Digital Repositories Conference, June 2007.
    Immersive Environments and Higher Education
    David White, JISC/Becta/Dti, Coventry, May 2007.
    PhoebePlanner
    Marion Manton and David Balch, Pedagogy Forum and Educational Content SIG, Liverpool Hope University, April 2007.
    Web 2.0, Institutional Policy
    David White, JISC Online Seminar, March 2007.
    Disrupt or co-opt? The role of a pedagogic planning tool in promoting effective design for learning
    Liz Masterman, Symposium on design for learning at CAL '07, Dublin, March 2007.

    2006

    WCKER - A learning design tool?
    Marion Manton, ALT-C, Edinburgh, September 2006.
    Design for Learning: a new paradigm? (Symposium)
    Marion Manton, Isobel Faulkner, Jane Plenderleith, ALT-C, Edinburgh, September 2006.
    A Practitioner-Focused Environment to Support Design for Learning
    Marion Manton and Liz Masterman, JISC pedagogy experts forum - University of Oxford, October 2006.
    Informal vs Formal technologies in relation to peer-to-peer
    David White, JISC Repositories Workshop, May 2006.

    2005

    Technical Approaches for the SPIRE project (Feasibility of peer-2-peer in FE and HE)
    David White, JISC Repositories Programme meeting, December 2005.
    Migration and transformation: two journeys to open source
    Tim Bilham, Graham Blacker, Geraldine Jones, Marion Manton, Lisa Williams and Simon Carter, ALT-C, Manchester, September 2005.
    Using Wikis For Project Management
    David White, JISC conference, July 2005.
    Wizard Extension Kit for Reload (development strategy)
    David White, JISC conference, April 2005.

    2004

    Wizard Extension Kit for Reload (initial plan)
    David White JISC conference, March 2004
    Forced to Conform? Using Common Processes and Standards to Create Effective eLearning
    Manton, M., Fernandez, B., Balch, D., and Meredith, M. (2004). Journal of Interactive Media in Education (Designing and Developing for the Disciplines Special Issue), 2004 (14). ISSN:1365-893X

    2003

    Workshop: "Using XML for effective eLearning development"
    Marion Manton, David Balch and Belen Fernandez. ALT Workshop, Oxford, July 2003.
    Forced to conform? Using common process and standards to create effective eLearning
    Marion Manton, The Shock of the Old 3: Designing and Developing for the Disciplines, Oxford, April 2003.
    ReliefSim: Creating computer simulations for teaching about humanitarian emergencies
    Marion Manton, Digital Projects in Oxford, March 2003.
    Developing the UKeU Community
    Symposium, Bruce Carter, Derek Morrison, Paul Bacsich and Marion Manton, ALT-C, Sheffield, September 2003.
    The global health programme - developing eLearning for African doctors
    Sarah Davies and Marion Manton, ALT-C, Sheffield, September 2003.

    2002

    OPUS - developing a personalised online learning environment for CPD
    Marion Manton, UACE (Universities Association for Continuing Education), University of Bath, March 2002.
    eUniversities workshop
    Marion Manton, ALT-C, Sunderland, September 2002.