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2016

Donelan, Helen and Kear, Karen (2016). Evaluating assessment strategies for online group work. In: Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference: Making Connections and Sharing Pedagogy, 30 June - 31 July 2016, Leicester, UK, Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference 2016. file

Thomas, Elaine; Barroca, Leonor; Donelan, Helen; Kear, Karen; Jefferis, Helen and Rosewell, Jon (2016). Online conversations around digital artefacts: the studio approach to learning in STEM subjects. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Networked Learning 2016 (Cranmer, S.; de Laat, M.; Ryberg, T. and Sime, J. A. eds.), pp. 172–180. file

Kear, Karen; Jones, Allan; Holden, Georgina and Curcher, Mark (2016). Social technologies for online learning: theoretical and contextual issues. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 31(1) pp. 42–53. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Herring, P.J.; Kear, Karen; Sheehy, Kieron and Jones, Roger (2016). A virtual tutor for children with autism. Journal of Assistive Technologies (In Press).

2015

Holt, Victoria; Ramage, Magnus; Kear, Karen and Heap, Nicholas (2015). The usage of best practices and procedures in the database community. Information Systems, 49 pp. 163–181. file

2014

Kear, Karen; Donelan, Helen and Williams, Judith (2014). Using wikis for online group projects: student and tutor perspectives. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 15(4) pp. 70–90. file

Kear, Karen; Chetwynd, Frances and Jefferis, Helen (2014). Social presence in online learning communities: the role of personal profiles. Research in Learning Technology, 22, article no. 19710. file

Kear, Karen; Williams, Keith and Rosewell, Jonathan (2014). Excellence in e-learning: a quality enhancement approach. In: Changing the Trajectory - Quality for Opening up Education, pp. 25–32. file

Thomas, Elaine; Rosewell, Jon; Kear, Karen and Donelan, Helen (2014). Learning and peer feedback in shared online spaces. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Networked Learning 2014, pp. 382–385. file

2013

Martin, Ian; Kear, Karen; Simpkins, Neil and Busvine, John (2013). Social negotiations in web usability engineering. In: Garcia-Ruiz, Miguel A. ed. Cases on Usability Engineering: Design and Development of Digital Products. IGI Global , pp. 26–56.

2012

Kear, Karen; Rosewell, Jonathan and Williams, Keith (2012). Social networking and open educational resources: updating quality assurance for e-learning excellence. In: EADTU 25th Anniversity Conference: The Role of Open and Flexible Education in European Higher Education Systems for 2020: New Models, New Markets, New Media, 27-28 September, 2012, Paphos, Cyprus. file

Rosewell, Jonathan; Kear, Karen and Williams, Keith (2012). Next steps for excellence in the quality of e-learning. In: ALT-C 2012: A Confrontation with Reality, 11-13 September 2012, Manchester, UK.

Williams, Keith; Kear, Karen and Rosewell, Jon (2012). Quality Assessment for E-learning: a Benchmarking Approach (2nd ed.). Heerlen, The Netherlands: European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU). file

Kear, Karen; Chetwynd, Frances; Williams, Judith and Donelan, Helen (2012). Web conferencing for synchronous online tutorials: perspectives of tutors using a new medium. Computers & Education, 58(3) pp. 953–963.

2011

Kear, Karen and Jones, Allan (2011). Social networking for online learning. In: Alta 2011 (Advanced learning Technologies and Applications, 2011), 27 October 2011, Kaunas, Lithuania. file

Williams, Keith; Kear, Karen; Rosewell, Jonathan and Ferreira, Giselle (2011). Incorporating quality assurance criteria for OER and Social Networking in the E-xcellence QA methodology. In: 24th ICDE World Conference “Expanding Horizons – New Approaches to Open and Distance Learning”, 2-5 October 2011, Bali, Indonesia. file

2010

Kear, Karen (2010). Online and Social Networking Communities: A Best Practice Guide for Educators. The Open and Flexible Learning Series. New York and Abingdon: Routledge.

Kear, Karen (2010). Social presence in online learning communities. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Learning 2010, 3-4 May 2010, Aalborg, Denmark. file

Herring, Paul; Sheehy, Kieron; Jones, Roger and Kear, Karen (2010). Designing a virtual teacher for non-verbal children with autism: Pedagogical affordances and the influence of teacher voice. In: 4th International Wireless Ready Symposium, Digital Asia: Language\Technology & Community, JALT, 19 Feb 2010, Nagoya, Japan. file

Donelan, Helen; Kear, Karen and Ramage, Magnus eds. (2010). Online communication and collaboration: A Reader. Abingdon: Routledge.

Kear, Karen (2010). Collaboration via online discussion forums: issues and approaches. In: Donelan, Helen; Kear, Karen and Ramage, Magnus eds. Online Communication and Collaboration: A Reader. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge, pp. 30–33.

Kear, Karen; Woodthorpe, John; Robertson, Sandy and Hutchison, Mike (2010). From forums to wikis: perspectives on tools for collaboration. The Internet and Higher Education, 13(4) pp. 218–225.

2009

Kear, Karen and Woodthorpe, John (2009). Using wikis for collaborative learning of technology. In: 7th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2009, 10-13 July 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA. file

Donelan, Helen; Herman, Clem; Kear, Karen and Kirkup, Gill (2009). Online participation: Shaping the networks of professional women. In: Dumova, Tatyana and Fiordo, Richard eds. Handbook of Research on Social Interaction Technologies and Collaboration Software: Concepts and Trends, Volume 2. UK: Information Science Reference, pp. 270–280.

Donelan, Helen; Herman, Clem; Kear, Karen and Kirkup, Gill (2009). Patterns of online networking for women’s career development. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 24(2) pp. 92–111.

Ferreira, Giselle; Fisher, Wendy; Kear, Karen and Rosewell, Jonathan (2009). Exploring Web 2.0 to support online learning communities: where technology meets pedagogy. In: Interactive Computer Aided Learning (ICL) International Conference, 26-28 Sep 2009, Villach, Austria.

Chetwynd, Francis; Donelan, Helen; Heath, Hazel; Kear, Karen and Williams, Judith (2009). The use of synchronous online tutorials to provide numeracy support for technology students. In: CETL-MSOR Conference 2009, 7-8 Sept 2009, The Open University, Milton Keynes. file

2008

Minocha, Shailey; Kear, Karen; Mount, Nick and Priestnall, Gary (2008). Design of learning spaces in 3D virtual environments. In: Researching Learning in Virtual Environments International Conference (RELIVE08), 20-21 November 2008, Open University, Milton Keynes. file

2007

Kear, Karen (2007). Investigating design features of a computer-mediated communication system. PhD thesis The Open University. file

Kear, Karen (2007). Communication aspects of virtual learning environments: perspectives of early adopters. In: ED-MEDIA 2007, 25-29 June 2007, Vancouver, Canada. file

Kear, K.L. and Heap, N.W. (2007). ‘Sorting the wheat from the chaff’: investigating overload in educational discussion systems. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 23(3) pp. 235–247.

Donelan, Helen; Herman, Clem; Kear, Karen; Kirkup, Gill and Whitelegg, Liz (2007). Women's experiences of online networking for career progression in science, engineering and technology. In: 3rd Christina Conference on Women's Studies, 8-10 March 2007, Helsinki, Finland.

2006

Kear, Karen; Woodthorpe, John and Moss, Nicky (2006). E-learning for Networked Living. In: EADTU (European Association of Distance Teaching Universities) Annual Conference 2006, 23-24 Nov 2006, Tallin, Estonia. file

Bissell, Christopher and Kear, Karen (2006). Networked Living: a new approach to teaching introductory ICT. In: SEFI 34th Annual Conference: Engineering Education and Active Students, 28 Jun - 1 Jul 2006, Uppsala, Sweden. file

2005

Kear, Karen and Heap, Nicholas (2005). Overcoming overload in educational discussion systems. In: CAL '05 'Virtual Learning?', 4-6 April 2005, Bristol, UK.

2004

Kear, Karen (2004). Peer learning using asynchronous discussion systems in distance education. Open Learning, 19(2) pp. 151–164.

Heap, Nick W.; Kear, Karen L. and Bissell, Chris C. (2004). An overview of ICT-based assessment for engineering education. European Journal of Engineering Education, 29(2) pp. 241–250.

Kear, Karen; Williams, Judith; Seaton, Richard and Einon, Geoffrey (2004). Using information and communication technology in a modular distance learning course. European Journal of Engineering Education, 29(1) pp. 17–25.

2003

Kear, Karen (2003). What do learners want from computer mediated communication systems? In: CSCL 2003: International Conference on Computer Support for Collaborative Learning, 14-18 Jun 2003, Bergen, Norway. file

2002

Kear, Karen; Monk, John and Herman, Clem (2002). Cyborgs in groups. In: ALT-C 2002: learning technologies for communication, 9-11 Sep 2002, Sunderland, UK.

Kear, Karen (2002). Using asynchronous discussion tools in engineering education. In: e-Technologies in engineering education: learning outcomes providing future possibilities: a United Engineering Foundation Conference, 11-16 Aug 2006, Davos, Switzerland. file

2001

Kear, Karen (2001). Following the thread in computer conferences. Computers and Education, 37(1) pp. 81–99.

Kear, Karen (2001). 'Hope this helps': peer learning via CMC [poster presentation]. In: European Perspectives on Computer-supported Collaborative Learning, Proceedings of the first European conference on computer-supported collaborative learning, 22-24 Mar 2001, Maastricht, Netherlands. file

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