Development of the framework

Sharpe, R. (2014), What Does it Take to Learn in Next Generation Learning Spaces?, in Kym Fraser (ed.) The Future of Learning and Teaching in Next Generation Learning Spaces (International Perspectives on Higher Education Research, Volume 12), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.123-146 10.1108/S1479-362820140000012011 

Sharpe, R. (2014) Connected and confident: characterising effective learners for a digital age, Distance Education Association of New Zealand Conference: ‘Open Flexible and Distance Learning: Where is the “E” in Engagement?’, Christchurch, New Zealand, 30 April – 2 May 2014.

Sharpe, R. & Beetham, H. (2010) Understanding students’ uses of technology for learning: towards creative appropriation, in R. Sharpe, H. Beetham and S. de Freitas (Eds.) Rethinking learning for the digital age: how learners shape their experiences, pp 85 – 99. RoutledgeFalmer, London and New York.

Sharpe, R. & Beetham, H. (2009) Responding to learners. Keynote at JISC Online Conference. November 2009.

Sharpe, R. (2008) Learning from the learners’ experiences. Keynote at the e-learning@Greenwich conference, University of Greenwich, 8 July 2008.

Sharpe, R. (2007) Experiences of learning in a digital age. Keynote at the Irish Learning Technology Association conference, EdTech 2007, 24 – 26 May, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin.

Applications of the framework to analysing institutional practices

Sharpe, R. & Benfield, G. (2012) Institutional strategies for supporting learners in a digital age. Enhancing Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences.4 (2),

Applications of the framework to developing practitioners

Bennett, L (2014) Learning from the early adopters: developing the digital practitioner. Research in Learning Technology 22: 21453 –

Bennett, E (2012) Learning from the early adopters: Web 2.0 tools, pedagogic practices and the development of the digital practitioner Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.

Reviews of frameworks

Littlejohn, A., Beetham & H., & McGill, L. (2012) Learning at the digital frontier: a review of digital literacies in theory and practice, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00474.x

Sharpe R. (2010) HEALD_Report: Conceptualizing Differences in Learners’ Experiences of E-Learning: A Review of Contextual Models: Report of the Higher Education Academy Learner Difference (HEALD) Synthesis Project.