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We recommend the following open access fully online books to those interested in the area of digital, blended and online learning. 

2017

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. 

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. 

2016

Baker, R. (2016). Big data and education (2nd ed). 

Bleeinger, P., & Bliss, T.J. (2016). Open education: International perspectives in higher education

Davis, S. (2016). Learning that matters: Revitalising Heathcote's rolling role for the digital age

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

2015

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

Bates, T. (2015). Teaching in a digital age: Guidelines for designing teaching and learning for a 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

Hillman, N. (2015). It's the finance, stupid! The decline of part-time higher education and what to do about it

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

2014

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

2013

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

2012

Oblinger, D. (2012). Game changers: Education and information technologies

2011

Burge, E., Campbell Gibson, C., & Gibson, T. (2011). Flexible pedagogy: Flexible practice

Weller, M. (2011). Digital scholar: How technology is transforming scholarly practice

2010

Kennepohl, D., & Shaw, L. (2010). Accessible elements: Teaching science online at a distance 

Veletsianos, G. (2010). Emerging technologies in distance education

Earlier

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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