openHELD Books

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openHELD Books


Open access books, textbooks, and edited collections.


This is a collection of open access books, textbooks, and edited collections that contain information about teaching, instructional design, research, learning, scholarship, and education in open, online courses.


Laura Pasquini


Open access publishers and the Open Textbook Library:


Press Books, Ubiquity Press, Athabasca Press, Bloomsbury Academia, etc.




Multiple contributors as either authors or editors for these open books.


This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Teaching, Learning, and Research Scholarship in the Open, Digital Environments in Postsecondary Education.


HTML, PDF, ePub, MOBI, Kindle, Digital PDF, etc.


en-US, en-UK




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Collection Items

OER Hub Researcher Pack
The OER Hub researcher pack will be of interest to anyone conducting research into the impact of open educational resources (OER) or open education. Building on the earlier release of tools developed, used and released by the OER Hub, the researcher…

Creating Online Learning Experiences
This book provides an updated look at issues that comprise the online learning experience creation process. As online learning evolves, the lines and distinctions between various classifications of courses has blurred and often vanished. Classic…

Teaching In A Digital Age: Guidelines for Designing Teaching and Learning
The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while…

The Battle for Open : How Openness Won and Why it Doesn't Feel Like Victory
With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open education…

Project Management for Instructional Designers
Project Management for Instructional Designers (PM4ID) is a textbook about project management tailored specifically for instructional designers, intended for use in graduate programs in educational technology. This book is based on a pre-existing…

Learner Experiences with MOOCs and Open Online Learning
Learners experiences, reflections, and thoughts about learning in a massive open online courses (MOOCs). This book seeks to understand and describe responses to the following question: How do learners experience open online learning?

Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines
This collection brings together scholarship and pedagogy from multiple perspectives and disciplines, offering nuanced and complex perspectives on Information Literacy in the second decade of the 21st century. Taking as a starting point the concerns…

The Digital Scholar: How Technology Is Transforming Scholarly Practice
While industries such as music, newspapers, film and publishing have seen radical changes in their business models and practices as a direct result of new technologies, higher education has so far resisted the wholesale changes we have seen…

Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and Applications
Educational systems worldwide are facing an enormous shift as a result of sociocultural, political, economic, and technological changes. The technologies and practices that have developed over the last decade have been heralded as opportunities to…

Emerging Technologies in Distance Education
A one-stop knowledge resource, Emerging Technologies in Distance Education showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a…
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