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Simpson, Ormond (2013). Student retention in distance education: are we failing our students? Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 28(2) pp. 105–119.


Simpson, Ormond (2008). Open to People - Open with People: Ethical Issues in Open Learning. In: Demiray, Ugur and Sharma, Ramesh, C. eds. Ethical Practices and Implications in Distance Learning. New York, USA: Information Science Reference, pp. 199–215.

Simpson, Ormond (2008). Cost-Benefit of Student Retention Policies and Practice. In: Bramble, William, J. and Panda, Santosh eds. Economics of Distance and Online learning. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 162–178.


Simpson, Ormond; Gibbs, Graham and Regan, Peter (2007). Improving Student Retention through Evidence Based Proactive Systems at the Open University (UK). Journal of College Student Retention, 8(3) pp. 359–376.


Simpson, Ormond (2006). 'This door is alarmed': 35 years of attempting to widen participation in the UKOU. Journal of Access Policy and Practice, 3(2) pp. 185–199.

Simpson, Ormond (2006). Rescuing the Personal Tutor. In: Thomas, Liz and Hixenbaugh, Pau;a eds. Personal Tutoring in Higher Education. Stoke on Trent, UK: Trentham Books, pp. 33–43.

Simpson, Ormond (2006). Predicting student success in open and distance learning. Open Learning, 21(2) pp. 125–138.

Simpson, Ormond and Johnston, Veronique (2006). 'Retentioneering' higher education in the UK: attitudinal barriers to addressing student retention in universities. Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, 8(3) pp. 28–36.


Simpson, Ormond (2005). The costs and benefits of student retention for students, institutions and governments. Studies in Learning, Evaluation Innovation and Development, 2(3) pp. 34–43. file

Simpson, Ormond (2005). E-learning, democracy and social exclusion: Issues of access and retention in the United Kingdom. In: Carr-Chelman, Alison A. ed. Global perspectives on E-learning: rhetoric and reality. USA: Sage Publications, Inc., pp. 89–100.

Simpson, Ormond (2005). Book reviews and reflections: Web-based learning: Are we becoming obsessed? Distance Education, 26(1) pp. 153–157.

Simpson, Ormond (2005). E-Learning Democracy and Social Exclusion-Issues of Access and Retention in the UK. In: Carr-Chelman, Alison, A. ed. Global Perspectives on E-learning: Rhetoric and Reality. California, USA: Sage Publications, pp. 89–100.


Simpson, Ormond (2004). Student Retention and the course choice process: the UK Open University experience. Journal of Access Policy and Practice, 2(1) pp. 44–58.

Simpson, Ormond (2004). The Impact on retention of interventions to support distance learning students. Open Learning, 19(1) pp. 79–95.


Simpson, Ormond (2003). Student Retention in Online Open and Distance Learning. Open and Flexible Learning Series. UK: Routledge.


Simpson, Ormond (2002). Doing it Hard. In: Crosling, Glenda and Webb, Graham eds. Supporting Student Learning: Case studies, experience and practice. Case studies in teaching in higher education. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 32–38.

Simpson, Ormond (2002). Supporting students in Open and Distance Learning. Open and Flexible Learning. London, UK: Routledge.


Simpson, Ormond; Asbee, Sue and Woodall, Sue (1999). Student-student mentoring in distance education. Journal of Access and Credit Studies, 2(2) pp. 220–232.


Simpson, Ormond and Asbee, Sue (1998). Partners, Families and Friends: Student support of the closest kind. Open Learning, 13(3) pp. 56–59.

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