LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Pegler, C. (2007) Planning for blended learning, Routledge, London ISBN 978-0-415-40361-0

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. (Ed) (2003) Reusing Online Resources: A Sustainable Approach to eLearning, Routledge, London, ISBN 0749439505

Journal articles

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 (JCAL) [impact factor 1.065]

LITTLEJOHN, A., Milligan, C., & Margaryan, A. (2012). Charting collective knowledge: Supporting self-regulated learning in the workplace. Journal of Workplace Learning, 24(3). [impact factor expected 2012]

Lukic, D., LITTLEJOHN, A., & Margaryan, A., & (2012). A framework for learning from incidents in the workplace ,Safety Science, Volume 50, Issue 4, pp. 950-957 [impact factor = 1.7]

Margaryan, A., LITTLEJOHN, A., & Vojt. G. (2011). Are digital natives a myth or reality? University students’ use of digital technologies. Computers and Education, 56(2), 429-440. [impact factor 2.059]

Margaryan, A., Milligan, C. & LITTLEJOHN, A. (2011).Validation of Davenport’s Classification Structure of Knowledge-intensive Processes, Journal of Knowledge Management, 15(4)

LITTLEJOHN, A. Milligan, C. & Margaryan, A. (2011) Collective learning in the workplace: knowledge sharing behaviours, International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC)

De Marco, B., LITTLEJOHN, A. (2011). Le Knowledge Building Communities e la promozione di un apprendimento autoregolato. In Vanin, L., Cucchiara, S. (eds.) (2011), Knowledge Building Communities. Aspetti teorici, metodologici e operativi. Qwerty Special Issue, n°2. Bari: Progedit Editore.

LITTLEJOHN, A., Beetham, H., McGill, L. and Falconer, I. (2011) Factors affecting the release of Open Educational Resources,  TD-Technologie Didattiche, Volume 51, No 1 ISSN  1970-061X (August 2011)

Lukic, D., Margaryan, A., & LITTLEJOHN, A. (2010). How organisations learn from safety incidents: A multifaceted problem. Journal of Workplace Learning, 22(7), 428-450. [impact factor expected 2012]

LITTLEJOHN, A., & Margaryan, A. (2010). Sharing resources in educational communities International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)5(2). doi:10.3991/ijet.v5i2.857

Turnbull, M., LITTLEJOHN, A and Allan, M. (2010) Creativity and collaborative learning and teaching strategies in the design disciplines. Industry and Higher Education, Volume 24, No 2, 127-133(7)

LITTLEJOHN, A, Margaryan, A and Vojt,G. (2009) “Exploring Students’ use of ICT and Expectations of Learning Methods” Electronic Journal of e-Learning (EJeL), Volume 8 Issue 1, 13 – 20

Nimmo, A. and LITTLEJOHN, A. (2009), Encouraging learning innovation: recognising and rewarding good practice, Practice and Evidence of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (PESTLHE), Volume 4, No 1 No 1 pp41-55 Available from:

LITTLEJOHN, A., I. Falconer & L. McGill (2008) Characterising effective eLearning resources, Computers and Education 50, 757–771 [impact factor 2.059]

Margaryan, A., & LITTLEJOHN A. (2008). Repositories and communities at cross-purposes: Issues in sharing and reuse of digital learning resources. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning (JCAL), 24(4), 333-347 [impact factor 1.065]

Normand, C., LITTLEJOHN, A. & Falconer, I. (2008) ‘A model for effective implementation of flexible programme delivery’, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 45:1,25 — 36 [Impact factor  0.250]

Falconer, I., and LITTLEJOHN, A. (2007) ‘Designing for blended learning, sharing and reuse’, Journal of Further and Higher Education, Volume – v3131, Issue 1, February 2007 , pages 41 – 52

LITTLEJOHN, A. and Margaryan, A. (2006). Cultural issues in the sharing and reuse of resources for learning. Research and Practice in Technology-Enhanced Learning, 1(3), 269-284.

McGill, L., Nicol, D.J,  LITTLEJOHN, A. and Greirson, H. (2005). “Creating an information-rich learning environment to enhance design student learning: challenges and approaches.” British Journal of Educational Technology 36(4): 629-642 [impact factor 0.35]


Nicol, D.J.,  LITTLEJOHN, A. and Grierson, H. (2005) The importance of structuring information and resources within shared workspaces during collaborative design learning,   Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning, Vol. 20, No. 1, February 2005, pp. 31–49 ISSN 0268–0513 (print)  ISSN 1469–9958

LITTLEJOHN, A., (2003), Supporting Sustainable eLearning, Association for Learning Technology Journal (ALT-J), 11.3, pp 70-88 ISSN:0968-7769

LITTLEJOHN, A.H, (2003) Encouraging the sharing and reuse of eLearning resources, Journal of Media and Technology for Human Resource Development 14.1, pp55-64,  ISSN  0791-1848

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., (2003) Issues in Reusing Online Resources, Journal of Interactive Media in Education: Special Edition on Reusing Online Resources (Eds Allison Littlejohn and Simon Buckingham-Shum), April 203 (1) ISSN:1365-893X

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Campbell, L.M., Tizard, J. and Smith, A., (2003) From pilot project to strategic development:  scaling up staff support in the use of ICT for teaching and learning, Journal of Further and Higher Education, 27 (1), 47-52  ISBN 1469-9486

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., (2002) New lessons from past experiences: recommendations for improving continuing professional development in the use of ICT, Journal of Computer Aided Learning, 18.2, 166-174   [impact factor 1.065]

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Suckling, C.J., Campbell, L.M. and McNicol, D., (2002) The Amazingly Patient Tutor: Students’ Interactions with an Online Carbohydrate Chemistry Course, British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET) 33.3, 313-322 [impact factor 0.35]

Campbell, L.M.,  LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and  Duncan, C, (2001) Share and share alike: Encouraging the   re-use of academic resources through the Scottish electronic Staff Development Library, Association of Learning Technologies Journal (ALT-J), 9.2, 28-38 ISSN 0968-7769

Creanor, L. and LITTLEJOHN, A.H., (2000) Preparing for Online Learning and Teaching: A Cross-Institutional Approach to Staff Development in Internet Communication, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Vol. 16, No. 3 ISSN 0266-4909 [impact factor 1.065]

Stefani, L.A.J., Clarke, J. and LITTLEJOHN, A.H., (2000) Developing A Student Centred Approach to Reflecting on Learning Innovations, Innovations in Education and Training International, 37(2), pp163-171  ISSN 1355-8005 [impact factor  0.250]

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Stefani, L.A.J., (1999) Effective Use of Communication and Information Technology: Bridging the Skills Gap, Association of Learning Technologies Journal (ALT-J), 7.2, pp66-76 ISSN 0968-7769

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Sclater, N. (1999) The Virtual University as a Conceptual Model for Faculty Change and Innovation, Journal of Interactive Learning Environments, 7(2&3), pp209-226, ISSN 1049-4820

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Cameron, S., (1999) Supporting Strategic Cultural Change: the Strathclyde Learning Technology Initiative as a model, Association of Learning Technologies Journal (ALTJ), 7.3, pp64-75 ISSN: 0968-7769

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Stefani, L.J. and Sclater, N. (1999)  Effective Use of Technology, the Pedagogy and the Practicalities: A Case Study, Active Learning, 11, pp27 – 30 ISSN 1357-1125

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Macrosson, W.K., (1999) Web Authoring: Transferable Skills for Graduates of the Future, Industry and Higher Education, 13(4), pp277-281  ISSN 0950-4222

Reeves, D. and LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Virtual Reality as a Tool in Community Participation, Town & Country Planning, 68(5), pp162-163 (1999) ISSN 0040-9960

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Badcock, K., Baldwin, A., Watt, R. and Robb, M.  (1996) A Friendly Introduction to Fluid Dynamics on the Web, Active Learning, 5, pp26-30, ISSN 1357-1125

Lapthorn, A.J., Harris, D.C., LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Lustbader, J.W., Cranfield, R.E., and Isaacs, N.W., (1994) Crystal Structure of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Nature, 369, p455

Adam, D., Freer, A.A., Isaacs, N.W., Kirby, G.W., LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Rahman, M.S., (1992) Synthesis of a Thiashikamate Acid Derivative, Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkins Transactions, p1261

Harris, D.C., LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Isaacs, N.W. and Lustbader, J.W., (1992) The Structure Determination of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Journal of the Endocrine Society, 14, p1478

Gillespie, K., LITTLEJOHN, A., Roberts, K.J., Sheen, D.B. and Sherwood, J.N., (1989) An Environmental Facility for Synchrotron Radiation Topography, Review of Scientific Instruments, 60:(7) 24, 98-2501, Part2b

Gallagher, H.G., LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Sheen, D.B and Sherwood, J.S., (1987)A Comparative Study of Anisotropy in Knoop Hardness of Calcite and Sodium Nitrate Single Crystals, Crystal Lattice Defects and Amorphous Materials, 16: 1-4, 137 -143

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Sherwood, J.S. and Sheen, D.B., (1985) Material Science Monograph, Reactions of Solids 28B, p707


Book Chapters

LITTLEJOHN, A., (2012) Open participatory learning ecosystems:  producing, reusing and recreating OERs, Open Educational Resources, IGI Global (Ed. Scott, P.)

Beetham, H., LITTLEJOHN, A., & Milligan, C. (2012) Digital literacies for the research institution, Handbook of Digital Dissertations and Theses, SAGE

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., and Nicol, D.J. (2009) Supporting interdisciplinary studies using learning technologies, Chapter 3, Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching:Theory and Practice in Contemporary Higher Education, Chandramohan, B and Fellows, S (Eds), Routledge:NY 30-43

Falconer, I, and LITTLEJOHN, A. “Representing models of practice” (2008), (L. Lockyer, S.  Bennet, S. Agostinho, and B. Harper (eds) Handbook of Research on Learning Design and Learning Objects, Idea Group  ISBN-13: 978-1599048611

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. Cook, J., Campbell, L., Sclater, N., Currier, S. and Davies, H. (2006) Managing Educational Resources, Chapter 9, Contemporary perspectives in e-learning research (Eds Conole, G and Oliver, M), pp134-147, Routledge: London ISBN978-0-415-39394-2

Conole, G., Oliver, M., Falconer, I., LITTLEJOHN, A, & Harvey , J (2006) ‘Designing for learning’ in, Conole, G. and Oliver, M. (Eds). Learning Technologies – Multiple Perspectives on an Emerging Field. Oxford: Routledge

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., (2005) Key issues in the design and delivery of learning and teaching, Chapter 5, Developing the new learning environment: the changing role of the academic librarian, (Eds Levy, P. and Roberts, S.), Routledge, London

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., (2003) Issues in reusing online resources, Chapter 1, Reusing Online Resources:  A Sustainable Approach to eLearning, (Ed. Littlejohn, A.), Kogan Page, London, pp 1-8 ISBN 0749439491

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., (2003) An incremental approach to staff development in the reuse of learning resources, Chapter 17, Reusing Online Resources:  A Sustainable Approach to eLearning, (Ed. Littlejohn, A.), Kogan Page, London, pp 221-233 ISBN 0749439491

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., and Peacock, S (2003), Chapter 6: From Pioneers to Partners: the changing voices of staff developers, in Learning Technology in Transition: from individual enthusiasm to institutional implementation (Ed Jane Seale),  pp 77-90, Swets and Zeitlinger, Lisse Netherlands  ISBN 90 265 1963 x

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Jung, I. and Broumley, E. (2003) A comparison of issues in the reuse of resources in  schools and colleges, Chapter 16, Reusing Online Resources:  A Sustainable Approach to eLearning,  (Ed. Littlejohn, A.), Kogan Page, London, pp 212-220 ISBN 0749439491  

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., and Higgison, C. (2003), ELearning Guide for Teachers in HigherEducation, Learning and Teaching Support Network Publications.

Conference papers

Margaryan, A., Milligan, C., & LITTLEJOHN, A (2011). Managers’ roles in facilitation of workplace learning. In Proceedings of 2011 Researching Work and Learning (RWL) Conference, Shanghai, China.

Lukic, D., LITTLEJOHN, A & Margaryan, A.,(2011).  Feedback loop in learning from incidents at the workplace: Individual input and organisational response. In Proceedings of 2011 Researching Work and Learning (RWL) Conference, Shanghai, China.

Margaryan, A.,Milligan, C., & LITTLEJOHN, A. (2011).  A typology of informal learning in the workplace. In Proceedings of the 2011 Conference of the European Association of Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI), (pp.2048-2049). Exeter, UK.

Lukic, D., Margaryan, A., & LITTLEJOHN, A (2011). Learning from incidents in organisations. In Proceedings of the 2011 Conference of the European Association of Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI), (pp. 702-704). Exeter, UK.

Lukic, D., LITTLEJOHN, A., & Margaryan, A., (2011).  University and industry interaction in learning from incidents.  In Proceedings of the 5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2011), Valencia, Spain, 7-9 March 2011. Published by IATED. ISBN (CD): 978-84-614-7423-3.

Lukic, D., Margaryan, A., & LITTLEJOHN, A (2011).  Key factors in effective approaches to learning from safety incidents in the workplace.  In Proceedings of IChemE “Hazards XXII” Symposium (pp. 481-488), Liverpool, UK, April 11-14, 2011.

Turnbull, M., LITTLEJOHN, A., And Allan, M. (2011)  Preparing graduates for the 21st century workplace, Proceedings of New Horizons in Industry, Business and Education, August 2011,  Santorini Island, Greece

Margaryan, A., Milligan, C., & LITTLEJOHN, A. (2009). Self-regulated learning and knowledge sharing in the workplace: Differences and similarities between experts and novices. In Proceedings of 2009 Researching Work and Learning (RWL) Conference, Roskilde, Denmark.

LITTLEJOHN, A., Margaryan, A. and Milligan, C (2009) Charting Collective Knowledge: Supporting Self-regulated Learning in the Workplace, Proceedings of  the 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2009) July 15-17, 2009, Riga, Latvia

Margaryan, A., Milligan, C., Littlejohn, A., Hendrix, D. and   Graeb-Koenneker, S. (2009) Self regulated learning and knowledge sharing in the workplace,  Proceedings of Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities Conference, April 2009, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Turnbull, M., Littlejohn, A. And Allan, M. (2009)  Creativity and collaborative learning and teaching strategies in the design disciplines, Proceedings of New Horizons in Industry, Business and Education, August 2009,  Santorini Island, Greece

Margaryan, A., Nicol, D., Littlejohn, A, & Trinder, K. (2008). Students’ use of digital technologies to support formal and informal learning.  Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, EdMedia2008, June 2008, Vienna, Austria 

Margaryan, A. and LITTLEJOHN, A. (25th June, 2007) Cultural dimensions of learning object repositories. Outstanding Paper Award, EDMEDIA 2007 Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Margaryan, A, & Littlejohn, A. (2007). Communities at cross-purposes: Contradictions in the views of stakeholders of learning object repository systems.  In Proceedings of Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 2007 Conference (pp. 624-635).

Trinder, K,  Littlejohn, A. , Margaryan, A,  Nicol, D, . Guiller, J. (October 2007) Learning from Digital Natives: Integrating Formal and Informal Learning, Handheld Learning, London, uk

LITTLEJOHN, A., & Margaryan, A. (30 March, 2006). Communities of exchange: Issues in sharing digital learning resources for art, and design education. Paper presented at the Learning and Teaching with Technology in Art Design and Communication online conference, 27-30 March, 2006.

Oliver, R & LITTLEJOHN, A.H. (2006) Discovering and describing accessible and reusable learning designs for higher education. Paper presented at JISC Innovating e-Learning Conference 2006 27th March, 2006

LITTLEJOHN, A. (2006) Community Dimensions of Learning Object Repositories, JISC Conference 2006, Birmingham, England 14th March 2006

Margaryan, A., LITTLEJOHN, A., & Nicol, D. (2006, 11 April). Community dimensions of learning object repositories.  Paper presented at the Networked Learning 2006 Conference, 10-12 April, Lancaster, UK.

Greirson, H., Nicol, D., LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Woodhouse, A., Structuring and Sharing Information Resources to support Concept Development and Design Learning, Proceedings of Networked Learning, University of Lancaster, England, April 2004

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Supporting Sustainable eLearning: a UK national Forum, Proceedings of ASCILITE, Adelaide, Australia (December 2003)

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Integrating Real and Virtual Learning Spaces, Proceedings of ASCILITE, Adelaide, Australia (December 2003)

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Campbell, L.M., Two approaches to enable the sharing and reuse of resources across institutions, Proceedings of EdMedia2002, AACE, Denver, Colorado, USA (July 2002)

McAteer, E., LITTLEJOHN, A.H. , Peacock, S.,  Juwah, C., Bates, D., Bruce, S., Grounding Staff Development for Networked Learning Environments, Proceedings of Networked Learning, University of Sheffield, England (Eds., Banks, S., Goodyear, P., Hodgson, V. and McConnel, D.), 438-442 (April  2002) ISBN0902831410

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Grierson, H., Embedding Information and Communication Technologies into the 21st Century Curriculum, Proceedings of Computers in Art & Design Education Conference, Glasgow School of Art Press 199-202 (April 2001) ISBN0901904821

Creanor, L and LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Collaboration and communication: staff development for teaching and learning online,  International Conference for Computers in Education, Taipei, Taiwan November 2000  ISBN: 957-02-7006-3

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. Supporting the millennium teacher: faculty development in the use of information and communications technologies,  Proceedings of EdMedia 2000, Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education, Montreal, Canada, 1394-1395, (July 2000) ISBN 1-880095-35-5

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Unravelling the Web: The Accreditation of Web Based Teaching, Proceedings of EdMedia99, Association for the  Advancement of Computers in Education,  Seattle, USA, 1885-1887, (July1999) ISBN 1-880095-35-5

LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Sclater, N., Overcoming Conceptual Barriers to the Use of Internet Technology in University Education,  Proceedings of WebNet98, Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education, Orlando, Florida, USA, 586-590, (November 1998)  ISBN 1-880094-31-2

Harris, D.C., Isaacs, N.W., LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Lustbader, J.W., The Structure Determination of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, 13th European Crystallographic Conference, Trieste, Italy, August 1991

Harris, D.C., Isaacs, N.W., LITTLEJOHN, A.H. and Lustbader, J.W., The Structure Determination of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, British Crystallographic Association, BSG12, University of Sheffield, March 1991

LITTLEJOHN, A.H., Sheen, D.B. and Sherwood, J.N., The Effects of Radiation on the Reactivity of Solid Propellants, Proceedings of Science and Engineering Research Council Conference, Daresbury, England, 1986

Selected policy papers and reports

Stepanyan, K., LITTLEJOHN, A. & Margaryan, A. (2010) Sustainable eLearning in a Changing Landscape: A Scoping Study (SeLScope), Final report published by the UK Higher Education Academy, December 23 2011

Beetham, H., McGill, L., LITTLEJOHN, A. (2009) Thriving in the 21st century: Learning Literacies for the Digital Age (LLiDA), Final Report published by the UK Joint Information Systems Committees (JISC), June 2009

Margaryan, A.& LITTLEJOHN, A. (2008). Are digital natives a myth or reality?: Students’ use of technologies for learning.   Final report published by the UK Higher Education Academy,  December 11 2008

Trinder, K., Guiller, J., Margaryan, A.LITTLEJOHN, A, and Nicol, D. (2008). Learning from Digital Natives: Integrating formal and informal learning. Higher Education Academy interim project report available at:

Margaryan, A., Milligan, C., & LITTLEJOHN, A. (2008).  Knowledge sharing and learning practices in the PecNET community. Shell Partnership report (restricted access).

Margaryan, A. Milligan, C., Douglas, P., Littlejohn, A., & Nicol, D. (2007). Recommendations to JISC for future research and development. JISC Community dimensions of learning object repositories (CDLOR) Final Report published by the UK Joint Information Systems Committees (JISC), June 01 2007

Margaryan, A.Currier, S., LITTLEJOHN, A., & Nicol, D. (2006). Learning communities and repositories.  JISC Community dimensions of learning object repositories (CDLOR) report. JISC, Interim report for the UK Joint Information Systems Committees (JISC),


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