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Module Reading List

Designing Digital Education, 2021/22, Semester 2
Katharine Stapleford
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Please note, the core reading is that which is provided in each unit. Additional reading is suggested here.

Journals you should browse:

British Educational Research Journal.

British Journal of Educational Technology.

Computers and Education.

Instructional Science.

International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

Learning and Instruction.

Technology, Pedagogy and Education.

Additional suggested sources 

Arshavskiy, M. 2017. Instructional Design for eLearning. (2nd ed.). [Ebook].        OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 01/04/2020) 

Barry, M., & Egan, A. (2018). An adult learner’s learning style should inform but not limit educational choices. International review of education = Internationale Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft = Revue internationale de pédagogie. , 64(1), 31-42. doi:10.1007/s11159-017-9694-6

Beetham, H. and Sharpe, R. (eds.) (2013) Rethinking pedagogy for a digital age: Designing for 21st century learning. Abingdon: Routledge.

Bransford, J. D., Brown, A. L. and Cocking, R. R. (1999) How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School Washington: National Academy Press available online at

Brown, C. and Czerniewicz, L. Debunking the ‘digital native’: beyond digital apartheid, towards digital democracy. Journal of computer assisted learning. . 26:5 pp 357-36

Clark, R., & Mayer, R. 2008. E-learning and the science of instruction : proven guidelines for consumers and designers of multimedia learning      

Coffield, F., Moseley, D., Hall, E. and Ecclestone, K. (2004) Should we be using learning styles? : What research has to say to practice London: Learning and Skills Research Centre, available from:   

Gravani M. N. (2015) Adult learning in a distance education context: theoretical and methodological challenges, International journal of lifelong education. , 34:2, 172-193, DOI: 10.1080/02601370.2014.982728

Green, H. and Hannon, C. (2007) Their Space: Education for the Digital Generation Demos

Harris, F. (2018) "Outdoor learning spaces: The case of forest school" Area. , 06/2018, Volume 50, Issue 2

Helsper, E. & Eynon, R. (2010). Digital natives: where is the evidence? . British educational research journal. . 36 (3), 503-520.

Honebein, P. C. and Sink, D. L. (2012), The practice of eclectic instructional designPerformance improvement (International Society for Performance Improvement) ., 51: 26-31. doi:10.1002/pfi.21312   

Illeris, K. (ed) (2009) Contemporary theories of learning : learning theorists... in their own words Abingdon: Routledge

Jones, Chris; Ramanau, Ruslan; Cross, Simon and Healing, Graham (2010). Net generation or Digital Natives: Is there a distinct new generation entering university? Computers and education. ., 54(3), pp. 722–732.

Kirschner, P. A., & De Bruyckere, P. (2017). The myths of the digital native and the multitasker. Teaching and teacher education. , 67, 135-142. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2017.06.001

Knowles M. S., Holton III E.F. and Swanson R.A. (1998) The Adult Learner (5th Edition) Houston: Gulf Publishing

Lave,J., and Wenger, E. (1991) Situated learning : legitimate peripheral participation Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press.

Lee, K., Choi, H., & Cho, Y. H. (2019). Becoming a competent self: A developmental process of adult distance learning. The internet and higher education. , 41, 25-33. doi:10.1016/j.iheduc.2018.12.001

Oblinger, D.G. and Oblinger J.L. (2005) "Educating the Net Generation" Educause e-Book

Papert, S. (1980) Mindstorms : children, computers and powerful ideas Brighton. Harvester Press.
Technology & Distance Learning. Retrieved from (retrieved 08/01/2019)

Parry RL(2010)“Minding the Gaps: Teacher's Cultures, Student Cultures”, Adolescents' online literacies : connecting classrooms, digital media, and popular culture , Alvermann DE (eds.).Peter Lang Pub Inc.

Puentedura, R. 2006. “Transformation, technology, and education” (blog post, retrieved 23rd January 2019)

Sanson, C. And Thoman D.B. (2005) "Does what we feel affect what we learn? Some answers and new questions" Learning and instruction. . 15/5 pp 507-515

Zembylas, M. (2008) Adult learners’ emotions in online learning, Distance education. , 29:1, 71-87, DOI: 10.1080/01587910802004852852 Site devoted to Seymour Papert The Jean Piaget Society. Links and Resources

This list was last updated on 04/01/2021