Recent issues

As of 2015, Research in Learning Technology publishes continuously (each article is published online as soon as it is ready), and no longer publishes regular issues. All material published with RLT can be accessed from our Archives.

Volume 22, Issue 4 (2014)


The influence of emotions, attitudes and perceptions on learning with technology 
Meg O'Reilly



 22, Issue 3 (2014)


Aspects of openness in education
by Meg O'Reilly


Volume 22, issue 2 (2014) - ALTC 2014 Conference Proceedings (Riding Giants: How to innovate and educate ahead of the wave)


Editorial: Riding giants - how to innovate and educate ahead of the wave
by Steven Verjans and Gail Wilson


Volume 22, Issue 1 (2014)


Editorial: Technologies and Forms of Agency
by Lesley Gourlay


Volume 21, Issue 4 (2013) - Special Issue: Scholarship and Literacies in a Digital Age


Scholarship and literacies in a digital age
by Norm Friesen, Lesley Gourlay, and Martin Oliver


Volume 21, Supplement 1 (2013)


The art and science of learning design
by Yishay Mor, Brock Craft, and Davinia Hernández-Leo


Designing and researching technology-enhanced learning for the zone of proximal implementation
by Susan McKenney

Sustaining learning design and pedagogical planning in CSCL
by Francesca Pozzi and Donatella Persico

In medias res: reframing design for learning
by Peter Goodyear and Yannis Dimitriadis

Forward-oriented design for learning: illustrating the approach
by Yannis Dimitriadis and Peter Goodyear

Designing and evaluating representations to model pedagogy
by Elizabeth Masterman and Brock Craft

Orchestrating learning activities using the CADMOS learning design tool
by Mary Katsamani and Symeon Retalis

Learning design Rashomon I - supporting the design of one lesson through different approaches
Donatella Persico, Francesca Pozzi, Stamatina Anastopoulou, Gráinne Conole, Brock Craft, Yannis Dimitriadis, Davinia Hernández-Leo, Yael Kali, Yishay Mor, Mar Pérez-Sanagustín and Helen Walmsley

Learning design Rashomon II: exploring one lesson through multiple tools
by Luis P. Prieto, Yannis Dimitriadis, Brock Craft, Michael Derntl, Valérie Émin, Mary Katsamani, Diana Laurillard, Elizabeth Masterman, Symeon Retalis and Eloy Villasclaras

Volume 21, Issue 3 (2013)


Can we engage learners through Web 2.0 and mobile devices?
by Steven Verjans


Exploring the use of text and instant messaging in higher education classrooms
by Sharon Lauricella and Robin Kay

Teaching with student response systems (SRS): teacher-centric aspects that can negatively affect students’ experience of using SRS
by Kjetil L. Nielsen, Gabrielle Hansen and John B. Stav

Experience of developing Twitter-based communities of practice in higher education
by Bex Lewis and David Rush

Redesigning professional development: reconceptualising teaching using social learning technologies
by Thomas Cochrane and Vickel Narayan

Exploring individual, social and organisational effects on Web 2.0-based workplace learning: a research agenda for a systematic approach
by Fang Zhao and Linzi Kemp

Volume 21, Issue 2 (2013) - Special Issue: Building New Cultures of Learning


by David Hawkridge, Steven Verjans and Gail Wilson


Building global learning communities
by Thomas Cochrane, Ilona Buchem, Mar Camacho, Catherine Cronin, Averill Gordon and Helen Keegan

‘‘I don’t think I would be where I am right now’’. Pupil perspectives on using mobile devices for learning
by Ros Walker

Student engagement with a content-based learning design
by Brenda Cecilia Padilla Rodriguez and Alejandro Armellini

Integrating technologies into ‘‘authentic’’ assessment design: an affordances approach
by Richard Osborne, Elisabeth Dunne and Paul Farrand

The learning design studio: collaborative design inquiry as teachers’ professional development
by Yishay Mor and Orit Mogilevsky

Large-scale innovation and change in UK higher education
by Stephen Brown

Volume 21, Issue 1 (2013)


Technologies, ‘content’ and storytelling
by Lesley Gourlay


Empowering the digitally excluded: learning initiatives for (in)visible groups
by Jane Seale, William Dutton


Information and communication technology related needs of college and university students with disabilities
by Catherine S. Fichten, Jennison V. Asuncion, Joan Wolforth, Maria Barile, Jillian Budd, Natalie Martiniello, Rhonda Amsel

Adapting online learning resources for all: planning for professionalism in accessibility
by Patrick McAndrew, Robert Farrow, Martyn Cooper

Digital exclusion or learning exclusion? An ethnographic study of adult male distance learners in English prisons
in the United Arab Emirates
by Anne Pike, Anne Adams

Training in basic Internet skills for special target groups in non-formal educational settings - conclusions from three pilot projects
by Andrea Berger, Jutta Croll

Aggregate-then-Curate: how digital learning champions help communities nurture online content
by Andrew Whitworth, Fred Garnett, Diana Pearson

Learning and digital inclusion: the ELAMP project
by Kate D'Arcy

Volume 20, Issue 3 (2012)


Accessibility: the killer app of learning technology?
by Rhona Sharpe


Using videoconferencing in a school-scientist partnership: students’ perceptions and scientists’ challenges
by Garry Falloon

Perceptions of undergraduate Graphic Design students on the educational potential of Facebook
by Nicos Souleles

Trajectories of engagement: a repeated cross-sectional investigation of student perceptions of an online learning environment
by Stuart Palmer, Dale Holt

Investigating uses and perceptions of an online collaborative workspace for the dissertation process
by Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw

Assessment choices to target higher order learning outcomes: the power of academic empowerment
by Margot McNeill, Maree Gosper, Jing Xu

Volume 20, issue 2 (2012)


Relationships with technology
by Rhona Sharpe


Making science real: photo-sharing in biology and chemistry
by Jenny Waycott, Barney Dalgarno, Gregor Kennedy, Andrea Bishop

Applying a framework to evaluate assignment marking software: a case study on Lightwork
by Eva Heinrich, John Milne

The implementation and evaluation of a new learning space: a pilot study
by Gail Wilson, Marcus Randall

Teaching with wikis: improving staff development through action research
by Robyn Benson, Charlotte Brack, Gayani Samarwickrema

Perceptions of the effects of clicker technology on student learning and engagement: a study of freshmen Chemistry students
by Jenepher Lennox Terrion, Victoria Aceti