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2014

Thomas, Elaine; Rosewell, Jon; Kear, Karen and Donelan, Helen (2014). Learning and peer feedback in shared online spaces. In: Ninth International Conference on Networked Learning 2014, 7-9 April, 2014, Edinburgh, UK, pp. 382–385. file

Kear, Karen; Williams, Keith and Rosewell, Jonathan (2014). Excellence in e-learning: a quality enhancement approach. In: EFQUEL Innovation Forum / LINQ Conference 2014: Changing the Trajectory - Quality for Opening up Education, 7-9 May 2014, Crete, pp. 25–32. 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

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.

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). 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

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

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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