Publications

Niall’s book Learning Analytics Explained will be available later this year, and can be pre-ordered from Amazon.

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  1. Sclater, N. (2016) MOOCs, Open educational resources and social networking: bridging the gap between informal and formal learningMediterranean Journal of Communication, 7 (2) 9-19
  2. Berg, A.M., Mol, S.T., Kismihók, G., Sclater, N. (2016) The role of a reference synthetic data generator within the field of learning analytics, Journal of Learning Analytics, 3 (1)
  3. Sclater, N. (2016) ‘Developing a Code of Practice for Learning Analytics‘, Journal of Learning Analytics, 3 (1)
  4. Sclater, N., Peasgood, A., Mullen, J. (2016) ‘Learning Analytics in Higher Education: A review of UK and international practice‘, Jisc, London.
  5. Sclater, N., Bailey, P. (2015) ‘Code of Practice for Learning Analytics’, Jisc, London.
  6. Sclater, N., Berg, A., Webb, M. (2015) ‘Developing an open architecture for learning analytics’, EUNIS 21st Congress, Abertay University, Dundee, 10-12 June 2015
  7. Sclater, N. (2015) ‘Leveraging learning analytics’, University Business, 27 Jan, 2015
  8. Sclater, N. (2014) ‘Code of practice for learning analytics: a literature review of the ethical and legal issues’ Jisc, London.
  9. Sclater, N. (2014) ‘Learning analytics: the current state of play in UK higher and further education’ Jisc, London.
  10. Sclater, N. (2014) ‘Snooping Professor, Friendly Don? The Ethics of Learning Analytics‘, The Conversation, 26 Feb 2014
  11. Sclater, N. (2012) ‘e-Learning in the Cloud’ in Thomas, M. (ed) Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Virtual Learning Environments, IGI Global
  12. Sclater, N. (2012) ‘Legal and contractual issues of cloud computing for educational institutions‘ in Chao, L. (ed) Cloud Computing for Teaching and Learning: Strategies for Design and Implementation, IGI Global
  13. Sclater, N. (2010) Cloud Computing in Education, Policy Brief for UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, Moscow
  14. Sclater, N. (2010) ‘Open Educational Resources: Motivations, Logistics and Sustainability‘ in Ferrer, N. F. & Alonso, J. M. (eds) Content Management for E-Learning, Springer.
  15. Jones, C., Sclater, N. (2010) ‘Learning in the Age of Digital Networks‘, International Preservation News, No 51, August 2010, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, Paris
  16. Sclater, N. (2010) ‘eLearning in the Cloud‘, International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, Vol 1, No 1, 10-19
  17. Sclater, N. Burton-Pye, E., Poniatowska, B. (2010) ‘Developing a Learning Systems Roadmap’, EDEN 2010 Annual Conference, Valencia, 9-12 June 2010
  18. Sclater, N. (2009) ‘The Organisational Impact of Open Educational Resources‘ in Ehlers, U. & Schneckenberg, D. (eds) Changing Cultures in Higher Education: Moving Ahead to Future Learning, Springer. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com.
  19. Sclater, N. (2009) ‘Personal Learning Environments and Institutional Control’ in Bernath, U., Szucs, A., Tait, A. & Vidal, M. (eds) Distance and E-learning in Transition, Wiley, London
  20. Sclater, N. (2009) ‘Embedding Institutional Innovation’, EDEN 2009 Annual Conference, Gdansk, 10-13 June 2009
  21. Sclater, N. (2008) ‘From paper-based to online learning: transforming the Open University UK’, Proceedings of NIME International Symposium 2008, 7 Nov 2008, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Tokyo, Japan
  22. Sclater, N. (2008) ‘E-Learning at the Open University UK’ in Stratmann, J. & Kerres, M. E-Strategy. Strategisches Informations-management für Forschung und Lehre, Waxman Verlag GMBH, Münster
  23. Sclater, N. (2008) ‘Enhancing Moodle to meet the needs of 200,000 distance learnersSilesian Moodle Moot, 30-31 Oct 2008, Technical University of Ostrava, Celadná, Czech Republic
  24. Wills, G., Bailey , C., Davis , H., Gilbert , L., Howard , Y., Jeyes, S., Millard , D., Price, J., Sclater, N., Sherratt , R., Tulloch , I. and Young , R. (2008) ‘An E-Learning Framework for Assessment (FREMA)’, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 33 (4). ISSN 1469-297X
  25. Sclater, N. (2008) ‘Overcoming Accessibility Issues for eLearners‘, Sunflower Conference, 29-30 Oct 2008, Technical University of Ostrava, Celadná, Czech Republic
  26. Sclater, N. (2008) ‘Web 2.0, Personal Learning Environments and the Future of Learning Management Systems‘, Educause Center for Applied Research, Research Bulletin, Boulder, Colorado, Volume 2008, Issue 13, June 24 2008
  27. Sclater, N. (2008) ‘Large Scale Open Source E-Learning Systems at the Open University UK‘, Educause Center for Applied Research, Research Bulletin, Boulder, Colorado, Volume 2008, Issue 12, June 10 2008
  28. Kerawalla, L., Minocha, S., Conole, G., Kirkup, G., Schencks, M., Sclater, N. (2007) ‘Exploring students’ understanding of how blogs and blogging can support distance learning in higher education’. In Wheeler, S. and Whitton, N. (Eds). Beyond Control: learning technology for the social network generation. Research Proceedings of the 14th Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C 2007) 4-6 Sept 2007, Nottingham University, England.
  29. Wills, G., Bailey, C., Davis, H., Gilbert, L., Howard, Y., Jeyes, S., Millard, D., Price, J., Sclater, N., Sherratt, R., Tulloch, I. and Young, R. (2007) An E-Learning Framework for Assessment (FREMA). International CAA Conference, 10th – 11th July 2007., Loughborough UK
  30. King, D., Minocha, S., Taylor, J., Sclater, N., Schencks, M. (2007) ‘Collaborative Authoring and Learning in a Wiki Environment’, IADIS International Conference on e-Learning, Lisbon, 3-8 July 2007
  31. Sclater, N. (2007) ‘Personal Learning Environments, Virtual Learning Environments and Formal Learning’, EDEN 2007 Annual Conference, Naples, 13-16 June 2007
  32. Sclater, N. (2007) ‘Personliga lärmiljöer, virtuella lärmiljöer och formellt lärande’, Nät och bildning No 7
  33. Minocha, S., Schencks, M., Sclater, N., Thomas, P., Hause, M. (2007) ‘Collaborative Learning in a Wiki Environment: Case Study of a Requirements Engineering Course’ EDEN 2007 Annual Conference, Naples, 13-16 June 2007
  34. Sclater, N. (2007) ‘OpenLearn – Benefits from an Open Learning Culture and Open Educational Resources for Educational Institutions’, 3rd Interdisciplinary EduMedia Conference, Salzburg, 16-17 April 2007
  35. Sclater, N. (2006) ‘Open Educational Resources and the Future of Open Universities’, UOC UNESCO Chair in eLearning 3rd International Seminar, Barcelona, 22-24 Nov 2006
  36. Cook, J., White, S., Sharples, M., Sclater, N., Davis, H. (2006) ‘The Design of Learning Technologies’ in Conole, G. & Oliver, M. (eds), Contemporary Perspectives in e-Learning Research, Routledge Farmer, London
  37. Littlejohn, A., Cook, J., Sclater, N., Currier, S., Davis, H. (2006) ‘Managing Educational Resources’ in Conole, G & Oliver, M. (eds), Contemporary Perspectives in e-Learning Research, Routledge Farmer, London
  38. Sclater, N. (2006) ‘Putting the Open University on the Internet’, Proceedings of the 22nd ICDE World Conference on Distance Education, Rio de Janeiro, 3-6 Sept 2006
  39. Sclater, N., Conole, G., Warburton, B., Harvey, J. (2006) ‘E-Assessment’ in Conole, G. & Oliver, M. (eds), Contemporary Perspectives in e-Learning Research, Routledge Farmer, London
  40. Sclater, N., Butcher, P., Thomas, P., Jordan, S. (2006) ‘Moodle: Enhancing the Assessment Capabilities of the Leading Open Source Virtual Learning Environment’, Proceedings of the Tenth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 4-5 July 2006
  41. Millard, D., Howard, Y., Bailey, C., Davis, H., Glbert, L., Jeyes, S., Price, J., Sclater, N., Sherratt, R., Tulloch, I., Wills, G. and Young, R. (2005) ‘Mapping the e-Learning Assessment Domain: Concept Maps for Orientation and Navigation’, Proceedings of e-Learn 2005, Vancouver, Canada
  42. Sclater, N., Boyle, E., Bull, J., Church, C., Craven, P., Young, R., Danson, M., Halliday, L., Howie, I., Kelly, J.X., Lay, S., Massey, M., McAlpine, M., McDonald, D., MacDonald, M., Rogers, S., White, S. (2005) ‘Defining the Infrastructure for a National Item Bank Service’, Proceedings of the Ninth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 5-6 July 2005
  43. Davies, W.M., Davis, H.C., Sclater, N. (2005) ‘Aggregrating Assessment Tools in a Service Oriented Architecture’, Proceedings of the Ninth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 5-6 July 2005
  44. Sclater, N., (2005), ‘Conceptualising Item Banks’, Proceedings of the Ninth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 5-6 July 2005
  45. Conole, G., Sclater, N. (2005), ‘Using Evaluation to Inform the Development of a user-Focused Assessment Engine’, Proceedings of the Ninth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 5-6 July 2005
  46. Sclater, N., MacDonald, M. (2004) ‘Putting interoperability to the test: building a large reusable assessment item bank’, ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology, Vol 12, No 3, Sept 2004, 208-215
  47. IMS Question and Test Interoperability Final Specification v2.0 (2004), IMS Global Learning Consortium Inc [Contributor]
  48. Sclater, N., MacDonald, M. (2004), ‘Developing a national item bank’, Proceedings of the Eighth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 6-7 July 2004
  49. Item Bank Infrastructure Study (2004), Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), http://www.toia.ac.uk/ibis/ [Editor]
  50. Sclater, N., Howie, K. (2003) ‘User requirements of the “ultimate” online assessment engine’, Computers and Education, Vol 40, No 3, Elsevier Science Ltd, 285-386
  51. Anido-Rifón, L., Sclater, N., (2003) Report on the Schools Interoperability Framework, CEN/ISSS http://www-gist.det.uvigo.es/~lanido/interop/interop-framework-sif-report.pdf
  52. SQA Guidelines on Online Assessment for Further Education (2003), Scottish Qualifications Authority, Glasgow, http://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/GuidelinesForOnlineAssessment(Web).pdf, ISBN 1 85969 457 8 [Consultant & Author]
  53. Bull, J., Conole, G., Davis, H.C., White, S., Sclater, N. (2002), ‘Rethinking assessment through learning technologies’ Proceedings of ASCILITE2002, Auckland, New Zealand, 8-11 Dec 2002, http://www.unitec.ac.nz/ascilite/proceedings/papers/056.pdf
  54. Grove-Stephensen, I., Sclater, N. and Heath, A. (2002) ‘Building a compliance audit for BS7988 “Code of practice for the use of information technology (IT) in the delivery of assessments”, Proceedings of the Sixth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 9-10 July 2002
  55. IMS Question and Test Interoperability Final Specification v1.2 (2002), IMS Global Learning Consortium Inc [Contributor]
  56. Sclater, N., Low, B. and Barr, N. (2002) ‘Interoperability with CAA: does it work in practice?’, Proceedings of the Sixth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 9-10 July 2002
  57. Lay, S., Sclater, N. (2001) ‘Question and Test Interoperability: an update on national and international developments’, Proceedings of the Fifth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 2-3 July 2001
  58. Sclater, N., Grierson, H., Ion, W.J., MacGregor, S.P. (2001) ‘Online collaborative design projects: overcoming barriers to communication’, International Journal of Engineering Education – Special Issue: Virtual Universities in Engineering Education Vol 17 No 2, 189-196, ISSN 0949-149X
  59. Sclater, N., Howie, K. (2000) ‘The Scottish Computer Assisted Assessment Network’, Proceedings of the Fourth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 21-22 June 2000
  60. Cameron, S., Sclater, N. (2000) ‘Innovative learning environments in a virtual university’, Proceedings of EUNIS 2000: Towards Virtual Universities, Poznan, Poland, 13-14 April 2000, 27-31
  61. Littlejohn, A., Stefani, L., Sclater, N. (1999) ‘Promoting effective use of technology, the pedagogy and the practicalities: a case study’, Active Learning Vol 11, CTI, Dec 1999, 27-30, ISSN 1357-1125
  62. Littlejohn, A., Sclater, N. (1999) ‘The virtual university as a conceptual model for faculty change and innovation’, Journal of Interactive Learning Environments, Vol 7, Nos 2/3, 209-226, ISSN 1049-4820
  63. Whittington, C.D., Sclater, N. (1998) ‘Building and Testing a Virtual University’, Computers and Education, Vol 30, Nos 1/2, Elsevier Science Ltd, 41-47 ISSN: 0360-1315
  64. Littlejohn, A., Sclater, N. (1998) ‘Overcoming Conceptual Barriers to the Use of Internet Technology in University Education’, Proceedings of Webnet 98, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Orlando, Florida, 7-12 November 1998
  65. Whittington, C.D., Sclater, N. (1998) ‘A Virtual University Model’, Proceedings of Webnet 98, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Orlando, Florida, 7-12 November 1998 * recognized as a “top paper” by the program committee *
  66. Sclater, N. (1998) ‘Migrating to the Virtual University: Issues and Strategies’, LTN98:Implementing Learning Technologies: Strategies and Experience, University of Southampton, 6-8 April 1998
  67. Sclater, M., Sclater, N., Campbell, L. (1997) ‘ICON: Evaluating Collaborative Technologies’ Active Learning Vol 7, CTI, Dec 1997, 41-46 ISSN 1357-1125
  68. Harland, M., McAteer, E., Sclater, N. (1997) ‘Integrated courseware in language learning’ in Brown, S. (ed), Open and Distance Learning: Case Studies from Industry and Education, April 1997, Kogan Page, London, 86-98, ISBN 0-7494-2120-7
  69. Sclater, N., Whittington, C.D. (1997) ‘Clyde Virtual University and a Review Framework based on Accessibility’, Sixth International WWW Conference Proceedings, Santa Clara, California, April 1997
  70. Creanor, L., Sclater, N., Whittington, D. (1997) ‘Clyde Virtual University: First annual report’, Proceedings of CAL97, Exeter, March 1997
  71. Creanor, L., Whittington, D., Sclater, N. (1996) ‘Laying Foundations: the reality behind the virtual university vision’ Proceedings of MediaActive 1996, Liverpool John Moores University
  72. Sclater, N., Creanor, L., Whittington, C.D. (1996) ‘Cybersynergy: The Virtual University Becomes Reality’, Proceedings of Hypermedia ’96 Tallinn Technical University, 202-206
  73. Sclater, N. (1996) ‘Strategies for Distributing and Running Multimedia Courseware on Networked Machines’, Proceedings of EUROCALL ’95, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 405-411
  74. McAteer, E., Harland, M., Sclater, N. (1995) ‘De Tudo um Pouco: “a little bit of everything”‘, Active Learning No 3, CTI, Dec 1995, 10-15, ISSN 1357-1125
  75. Doughty, G., Arnold, S., Barr, N., Brown, M.I., Creanor, L., Donnelly, P.J., Draper, S.W., Duffy, C., Durndell, H., Harrison, M., Henderson, F.P., Jessop, A., McAteer, E., Milner, M., Neil, D.M., Pflicke, T., Pollock, M., Primrose, C., Richard, S., Sclater, N., Shaw, R., Tickner, S., Turner, I., van der Zwan, R. & Watt, H.D. (1995) Using learning technologies: interim conclusions from the TILT project, University of Glasgow, ISBN 0-8526-1473-X
  76. Sclater, N. (1994) ‘User Interactivity and Assessment: why their quality is limited only by the designer’s imagination’, Proceedings of MediaActive 1994, Liverpool John Moores University
  77. Arnold, S., Barr, N., Donnelly, P., Duffy, C., Gray, P., Morton, D., Neil, D., Sclater, N. (1994) Constructing and Implementing Multimedia Teaching Packages, University of Glasgow, ISBN 0-8526-1454-3