Conole, G. (2016), Designing classrooms of the future, keynote, EFMD Conference for Deans and Directors General, Budapest, 26th January 2016

Conole, G. (2015), Slow and fast learning with contemporary digital technologies, Keynote, AECT conference, Indianapolis, 4th November 2015

Conole, G. (2015), Expertise for the future – harnessing the power of digital technologies, keynote, Shaping the future of food safety, together conference, Milan, 15th October.

Conole, G. (2015), Digital literacies and digital identities – Technology-Enabled Cross Boundary Education, Keynote, Internationalization, cross-border education and e-learning conference, Nicosia, 4th June 2015.

Conole, G. (2015), Social media and open practices, keynote, SIRikt conference, Slovenia, 28th May 2015

Conole, G. (2015), Traversing the digital landscape: trends and innovations, LINQ Conference, Brussels, 12th May 2015

Conole, G. (2014), E-pedagogies, social media and open practices, keynote, 1st October 2014, Innovations in Teaching Seminar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Conole, G. (2014), Sociability, open practices and Learning Design, keynote, 29th September 2014, Innovations in Teaching Seminar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Conole, G. (2014), OPAL and POERUP: Initiatives and policies for OER uptake, 16th September 2014, ET2020 working group on digital and online learning, European Commission, Brussels.

Conole, G. (2014), La revisión de las trayectorias de e-learning, 11th September 2014, online talk to Ibiza, in Spanish.

Conole, G. (2014), Open practices, Learning Design and digital technologies, 15th Medical Library Conference, Uppsala University, Sweden, 21st August 2014.

Conole, G. (2014), Disruptive innovation and the emergence of the PLE+, 5th International PLE conference, Kuala Lumpur, UNITAR International University, 27th August 2014.

Conole, G. (2014), Disruptive education – flipped classrooms, openness, e-pedagogies and design, The flipped classroom, facilitating the transition to blended learning, Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland, 16th June 2014.

Conole, G. (2014), The future of ICT-based cross-border education, COHAB seminar programme, Denmark, 3rd June 2014.

Conole, G. (2014), Crossing boundaries – spaces, places and contexts of learning, 6th NordLAC conference, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, 19th May 2014.

Conole, G. (2014), La revisión de las trayectorias de e-learning, University of Murcia, 21st February 2014.

Conole, G. (2014), New open practices: the implications of OER and MOOCs for traditional institutions, ESRC Breaking Boundaries Series, Oxford University, 20th February 2014.

Conole, G. (2013), Digital landscapes in a new age, Guest lecture at KTH for the Social Media Course, Sweden, 16th December 2013.

Conole, G. (2013), Navigating the digital landscape, eLearning Netzwerktag, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, 9th December 2013.

Conole, G. (2013), Trajectories of e-learning, C@N-DO conference, University of Northampton, 5th December 2013.

Conole, G. (2013), Trajectories of e-learning, HELTASA conference, UNISA, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28th November 2013.

Conole, G. (2013), Disruptive technologies and the opening up of Education, PVC forum, London, 14th November 2013.

Conole, G. (2013), Issues and trends in technology and design in ODL, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey, 8th November 2013.

Conole, G. (2016), The 7Cs of Learning Design, in J. Dalziel (Ed.), Learning Design – state of the art of the field, London: Routledge.

Conole, G. (2016), Theoretical underpinnings of Learning Design, in J. Dalziel (Ed.), Learning Design – state of the art of the field, London: Routledge.

Conole, G. (2016), Promoting policy uptake for OER and MOOCs, in C. Haythorthwaite (ed.), E-learning research handbook, 2nd Edition, London: Sage.

Conole, G. (2013), Innovative approaches to learning design – harnessing new technologies for learning, in For the Love of Learning, T. Bilham (Ed.) Victoria, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.

Conole, G. and Reedy, G. (2013), The global student experience an international and comparative analysis, in the international student experience, C. Kandiko and M. Wyers, (Eds.), London and New York: Routledge.

Conole, G. (2012), The state of the art of the use of technology in distance education, in O. Zawacki-Richter and T. Anderson (Eds), Online Distance Learning – Towards a Research Agenda, Athabasca, Athabasca University Press, available online at

Conole, G. (2016), Designing effective MOOCs, Educational Multimedia International, Volume 54, Issue 4, 239 – 252.

Conole, G. (2014), A new classification schema for MOOCs, International Journal for Innovation and Quality, 2, 3, Special issue on Quality in MOOCs, available online at

Galley, R., Conole, G. and Alevizou, P. (2012), Community Indicators: A framework for building and evaluating community activity on Cloudworks, Interactive Learning Environments.

Conole, E., Galley, R. and Alevizou, P. (2011), Frameworks for understanding the nature of interactions, networking and community in a social networking site for academic practice, IRRODL, Vol 12, No. 3, 119-138.

Conole, G. and Oliver, M. (Eds) (2007), ‘Contemporary perspectives in e-learning research: themes, methods and impact on practice’, part of the Open and Distance Learning Series, F. Lockwood, (ed), London: RoutledgeFalmer.

Squires, D., Conole, G. and Jacobs, G. (Eds.), (2000), The Changing Face of Learning Technology, Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Conole, G., (2013), Designing for learning in an open world, in M. Spector and S.P. Lejoie (Eds.), Explorations in the Learning Sciences, Instructional Systems and Performance Technologies, New York: Springer.