Witthaus, G., Padilla, B., Guàrdia, L. and Campillo, C. (2016). Next Generation Pedagogy: IDEAS for Online and Blended Higher Education. Final report of the FUTURA (Future of University Teaching: Update and a Roadmap for Advancement) project. Barcelona: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Available at:

Witthaus, G., Inamorato dos Santos. A., Childs, M., Tannhäuser, A., Conole, G., Nkuyubwatsi, B., Punie, Y. (2016). Validation of Non-formal MOOC-based Learning: An Analysis of Assessment and Recognition Practices in Europe (OpenCred). EUR 27660 EN; doi:10.2791/809371. Available at:


Witthaus, G., Childs, M., Nkuyubwatsi, B., Conole, G., Inamorato Dos Santos, A. and Punie, Y. (2015). An Assessment-Recognition Matrix for Analysing Institutional Practices in the Recognition of Open Learning. eLearning Papers, January(40), pp.32–42. Available at:

Witthaus, G. and Robinson, C. (2015). Lecture Capture Literature Review: A review of the literature from 2012-2015, 27 October 2015. Centre for Academic Practice, Loughborough University. Available at:


McGreal, R., Conrad, D., Murphy, A., Witthaus, G. and Mackintosh, W. (2014). ‘Formalising informal learning: Assessment and accreditation challenges within disaggregated systems’ in Open Praxis Vol. 6, No. 2.

Schreurs, B., Van den Beemt, A., Prinsen, F., De Laat, M., Witthaus, G. and Conole, G. (2014).  ‘Investigating the social configuration of a community to understand how networked learning activities take place: The OERu case study’, in Networked Learning Conference Proceedings, April 2014.


Murphy, A. and Witthaus, G. (2013). ‘Findings from a survey of openness in assessment and accreditation practices in post-secondary institutions’. Working paper commissioned by Athabasca University.


Bird, T. and Witthaus, G. (2012). ‘iTunes U and the OERu: Two Different Ways to Reach the World’. Unpublished paper for Higher Education Academy and JISC.

Hawkridge, D.,  Armellini, A., Nie, M., Witthaus, G. & Padilla Rodriguez, B. C. (2012). Digital audio for asynchronous interactive learning in curriculum design at an English university. Book chapter in Jia, J. (Ed.) Educational stages and interactive learningfrom kindergarten to workplace training (pp. 468-484). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Nie, M., Witthaus,. G., Conole, G. and Armellini, A. (2012). ‘Learning Design Workshops at the University of Leicester: OULDI Carpe Diem 7Cs Pilot Workshops’ – Final Report for JISC.

Witthaus, G. (2012) The OER university: from vision to reality. In Okada, A. (ed) (2012) Book chapter in Open Educational Resources and Social Networks: Co-learning and Professional Development. Scholio Educational Research & Publishing. Milton Keynes. Creative Commons License 3.0.


Nie, M., Armellini, A., Witthaus, G. & Barklamb, K. (2011). How do e-book readers enhance learning opportunities for distance work-based learners?  ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology19(1), 19-38.

Nikoi, S., Rowlett, T., Armellini, A. & Witthaus, G. (2011). CORRE: A framework for evaluating and transforming teaching materials into Open Educational Resources. Open Learning26(3), 191-207.


Hawkridge, D., Armellini, A., Nikoi, S., Rowlett, T. & Witthaus, G. (2010). Curriculum, intellectual property rights and open educational resources in British universities and beyond. Journal of Computing in Higher Education22(3), 162-176.


Hawkridge, D. and Witthaus, G. (2009). Rethinking e-learning research, by Norm Friesen (2009). Book review in British Journal of Educational Technology 40(6). 

Witthaus, G. (2009). The Implications of SCORM-Conformance for Workplace Learning. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 7 (2), 183-190.