Publications

Our project builds on years of research in this area. Some of these are available below.

Please find below some past publications written by us that are relevant to this project.

International Study

JINDAL-SNAPE D and RIENTES B (eds.) 2016. Multi-dimensional transitions of international students to higher education, London: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Multi-dimensional-Transitions-of-International-Students-to-Higher-Education/Jindal-Snape-Rienties/p/book/9781138890909

MADGE C, RAGHURAM P and NOXOLO P (2015) Conceptualising international education: from international student to international study. Progress in Human Geography 39, 6, 681-701. http://hdl.handle.net/2381/28725

MADGE C RAGHURAM P AND NOXOLO P (2009) Engaged pedagogy and responsibility: A postcolonial analysis of international students. Geoforum, 40, 1, 34-45. https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/9577

RIENTIES, B., ALCOTT, P. & JINDAL-SNAPE 2014a. To let students self-select or not: that is the question for teachers of culturally diverse groups. Journal of Studies in International Education, 18, 64-83. http://oro.open.ac.uk/45017

RIENTIES B, BEAUSAERT S, GROHNERT T, NIEMANTSVERDRIET S & KOMMERS P  2012. Understanding academic performance of international students: the role of ethnicity, academic and social integration. Higher Education, 63, 685-700. http://oro.open.ac.uk/39506

RIENTIES B, HÉLIOT Y & JINDAL-SNAPE D 2013a. Understanding social learning relations of international students in a large classroom using social network analysis. Higher Education, 66, 489-504. http://oro.open.ac.uk/39482

RIENTIES B, HERNANDEZ NANCLARES N, JINDAL-SNAPE D & ALCOTT P 2013b. The role of cultural background and team divisions in developing social learning relations in the classroom. Journal of Studies in International Education, 17, 322-353. http://oro.open.ac.uk/39484

RIENTIES B, LUCHOOMUN D & TEMPELAAR D T 2014b. Academic and social integration of Master students: a cross-institutional comparison between Dutch and international students. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 51, 130-141. http://oro.open.ac.uk/41825

RIENTIES B and NOLAN E-M. 2014. Understanding friendship and learning networks of international and host students using longitudinal Social Network Analysis. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 41, 165-180. http://oro.open.ac.uk/39401

RIENTIES B and TEMPELAAR D T.  2013. The role of cultural dimensions of international and Dutch students on academic and social integration and academic performance in the Netherlands. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37, 188-201. http://oro.open.ac.uk/39486

TEMPELAAR D T, RIENTIES B, REHM M, DIJKSTRA J, ARTS M & BLOK G. 2006. An online summercourse for prospective international students to remediate deficiencies in Math prior knowledge: the case of ALEKS. In: SEPPÄLLÄ, M., XAMBO, S. & CAPROTTI, O. (eds.) Proceedings of WebALT 2006. Eindhoven (The Netherlands): WebALT.http://webalt.math.helsinki.fi/webalt.math.helsinki.fi/webalt2006/content/e31/e176/webalt2006.pdf#page=25

RAGHURAM P (2012) Theorising the Spaces of Student Migration Population, Space and Place, 19(2), 138-154. https://public.3.basecamp.com/p/3x7fnjSaaj5fgsAWXgVrHPXo

GUNTER  A and RAGHURAM P (2016).  Internationalization, Localization, and the Eduscape of Higher Education in the Global South. In  Rethinking International Skilled Migration. Chapter 7. https://public.3.basecamp.com/p/gum9fj15jdN1a3vmNcL7mZ12

MADGE C, RAGHURAM P, and NOXOLO P (2014) Conceptualizing international education: From international student to international study https://public.3.basecamp.com/p/bDuQLSf8wxVP8cLss2j2fWsk

MITTELMEIER J, RIENTES B, TEMPELAAR D and WHITELOCK D (2017). Overcoming cross-cultural group work tensions: mixed student perspectives on the role of social relationships. Higher Education, 1-18. doi: 10.1007/s10734-017-0131-3

MITTELMEIER J and KENNEDY J J  (2016). Adapting Together: Chinese Student Experience and Acceptance at an American University.in D. Jindal Shape & B. Rienties (Eds.) Multi-dimensional Transitions of international Students in Higher Education: New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction (pp. 161-180). Oxford: Routledge

ZHANG K Y and RIENTIES B (2017). The psychological contract for organizational expatriates and self-initiated expatriates in China: a mixed method study. Journal of Global Mobility, 5(1), 93-108. doi: 10.1108/JGM-06-2016-0025

Learning Analytics

RIENTIES B, BOROOWA A, CROSS S, KUBIAK C, MAYLES K & MURPHY S. 2016a. Analytics4Action Evaluation Framework: a review of evidence-based learning analytics interventions at Open University UK. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 1, 1-12. http://oro.open.ac.uk/44932

RIENTIES B, CROSS S & ZDRAHAL Z. 2016b. Implementing a Learning Analytics Intervention and Evaluation Framework: what works? In: DANIEL, B. K. (ed.) Big Data and Learning Analytics in Higher Education: Current Theory and Practice. Heidelberg: Springer. http://oro.open.ac.uk/45023

RIENTIES, B. & TOETENEL, L. 2016. The impact of learning design on student behaviour, satisfaction and performance: a cross-institutional comparison across 151 modules. Computers in Human Behavior, 60, 333-341. http://oro.open.ac.uk/45383

TEMPELAAR D T, RIENTIES B & GIESBERS B. 2015. In search for the most informative data for feedback generation: Learning Analytics in a data-rich context. Computers in Human Behavior, 47, 157-167. http://oro.open.ac.uk/41813

TEMPELAAR D T, RIENTIES B & GIESBERS B. 2016. Verifying the Stability and Sensitivity of Learning Analytics Based Prediction Models: An Extended Case Study. In: ZVACEK, S., RESTIVO, M., UHOMOIBHI, J. & HELFERT, H. (eds.) CSEDU 2015, Communications in Computer and Information Science. Switzerland: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-29585-5_15

RIENTIES B, NGUYEN Q, HOLMES W & REEDY K. (2017). A review of ten years of implementation and research in aligning learning design with learning analytics at the Open University UK. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal, N.33, 134-154.

MITTELMEIER J, LONG D, CIN F M, REEDY K, GUNTER A, RAGHURAM P AND RIENTIES B (2018) Learning design in diverse institutional and cultural contexts: suggestions from a participatory workshop with higher education professionals in Africa https://doi.org/10.1080/02680513.2018.1486185

Social Media

MADGE C MEEK J WELLENS J and HOOLEY T (2009) Facebook, social integration and informal learning at University: ‘It is more for socialising and talking to friends about work than for actually doing work’. Learning, Media and Technology, 34, 2, 141-15 https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/9016

MADGE C (2007) Developing a geographers' agenda for online research ethics. Progress in Human Geography, 31, 654-674. https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/9580

Postcolonial Methodology

RAGHURAM P and MADGE C (2006) Towards a method for postcolonial development geography: possibilities and challenges. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 27, 3, 270-288. https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/2163

JOHNSON J and MADGE C (2016) Empowering methodologies. In Hay I (ed) Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography. Oxford University Press. pp. 76-94. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/qualitative-research-methods-in-human-geography-9780199010905?cc=gb&lang=en

ESHUN G and MADGE C (2016) Poetic world-writing in a pluriversal world: a provocation to the creative (re)turn in geography. Social and Cultural Geography 17, 6, 778-785.https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/36840

ESHUN G and MADGE C (2012) 'Now let me share this with you': Exploring poetry for postcolonial geography research. Antipode. 44, 4, 1395-1428. https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/10372

Research Ethics/Responsibility

NOXOLO P RAGHURAM P MADGE C (2012) Unsettling responsibility: postcolonial interventions. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 37, 3, 418-429. http://hdl.handle.net/2381/10373

RAGHURAM P, MADGE C AND NOXOLO P (2009) Rethinking responsibility and care in a postcolonial world. Themed special issue. Geoforum, 40, 1, 5-13. https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/9578

MADGE C (1997) The right to write about Africa. The Cutting Edge, 1, 2, 27-37.

MADGE C (1993) Boundary disputes: comments on Sidaway (1992). Area, 25, 3, 294-299.

MADGE C, RAGHURAM P, and NOXOLO P  (2009) Engaged pedagogy and responsibility: A postcolonial analysis of international studentshttps://public.3.basecamp.com/p/XWguwGtcAVx15nfgedoVockc

Distance learning

SUBOTZKY P and PRINSLOO P  (2011) Turning the tide: a socio-critical model and framework for improving student success in open distance learning at the University of South Africa http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01587919.2011.584846

RIENTIES B, BEAUSAERT S, GROHNERT T, NIEMANTSVERDRIET S & KOMMERS P  (2011) Understanding academic performance of international students: the role of ethnicity, academic and social integration https://public.3.basecamp.com/p/EPtVX7tEZ56wZ54P8u1dprRM

LIEDENBERG H, CHETTY Y & PRINSLOO P (2012) Student Access to and Skills in Using Technology in an Open and Distance Learning Context https://public.3.basecamp.com/p/Jkf3zr12Wob6fjrnZtVer4BZ

Learning Gains

NGUYEN Q, RIENTES B, TOETENEL L, FERGUSON F & WHITELOCK D (2017). Examining the designs of computer-based assessment and its impact on student engagement, satisfaction, and pass rates. Computers in Human Behavior, 76(November 2017), 703-714. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.03.028

ROGATEN J, RIENTIES B & WHITELOCK D. (2017). Assessing Learning Gains. In D. Joosten-ten Brinke & M. Laanpere (Eds.), Technology Enhanced Assessment. TEA 2016. Communications in Computer and Information Science (Vol. 653, pp. 117-132). Cham: Springer.

Learning Design

RIENTIES B, LEWIS T, McFARLANE R, NGUYEN Q & TOETENEL L. (2017). Analytics in online and offline language learning environments: the role of learning design to understand student online engagement. Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning.

RIENTIES B, NGUYEN Q, HOLMES W & REEDY K. (2017). A review of ten years of implementation and research in aligning learning design with learning analytics at the Open University UK. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal, N.33, 134-154.

Categories

International Study

Learning Analytics

Social Media

Postcolonial Methodology

Research Ethics/Responsibility

Distance learning

Learning Gains

Learning Design