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Books & book chapters

Czerniewicz, L., & Cronin, C. (Eds.) (2023). Higher Education for Good: Teaching and Learning Futures. Open Book Publishers.

Cronin, C. (2023). Writing and making the world. In D. Conrad (Ed.), Research, Writing and Creative Process in Open and Distance Education. Open Book Publishers.

Cronin, C. (2020). Open education: Walking a critical path. In D. Conrad & P. Prinsloo (Eds.), Open(ing) education: Theory and practice. Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004422988_002

Bali, M., Cronin, C., Czerniewicz, L., DeRosa, R., & Jhangiani, R. (Eds.) (2020). Open at the margins: Critical perspectives on open education. CC BY-SA Rebus Community.

Cronin, C. (2019). Open education: Design and policy considerations. In H. Beetham & R. Sharpe (Eds.), Rethinking pedagogy for a digital age: Principles and practices of design (3rd ed.). Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781351252805

Cronin, C. (2019). Why constructivist grounded theory? and the importance of researcher reflexivity. In S. B. Merriam & R. Grenier (Eds.), Qualitative research in practice: Examples for discussion and analysis (2nd ed.). Jossey Bass-Wiley.

Peer-reviewed articles

Cronin, C., Havemann, L., Karunanayaka, S. P., & McAvinia, C. (2023). Open educational practices. EdTechnica: The Open Encyclopedia of Educational Technology.

Bozkurt, A., et al. (2023). Openness in education as a praxis: From individual testimonials to collective voices. Editorial. Open Praxis, 15(2). doi: 10.55982/openpraxis.15.2.574

Atenas, J., Beetham, H., Bell, F., Cronin, C., Henry, J.V. & Walji, S. (2022). Feminisms, technologies and learning: Continuities and contestations. Learning, Media and Technology, 47(1). doi: 10.1080/17439884.2022.2041830

Zamora, M., Bali, M., Mehran, P., & Cronin, C. (2021). Equity Unbound as critical intercultural praxis. The Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 10(4).

Bali, M., Cronin, C., & Jhangiani, R. (2020). Framing open educational practices from a social justice perspective. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2020(1). doi: 10.5334/jime.565

Cronin, C., & MacLaren, I. (2018). Conceptualising OEP: A review of theoretical and empirical literature in Open Educational Practices. Open Praxis, 10(2). doi: 10.5944/openpraxis.10.2.825

Cronin, C. (2017). Openness and praxis: Exploring the use of open educational practices in higher education. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 18(5). doi: 10.19173/irrodl.v18i5.3096

Cronin, C. (2017). Open education, open questions. EDUCAUSE Review, 23 October.

Cronin, C., Cochrane, T., & Gordon, A. (2016). Nurturing global collaboration and networked learning in higher educationResearch in Learning Technology, 24(1). doi: 10.3402/rlt.v24.26497

Cochrane, T., Buchem, I., Camacho, M., Cronin, C., Gordon, A., & Keegan, H. (2013). Building global learning communities. Research in Learning Technology, 21(1). doi: 10.3402/rlt.v21i0.21955

Cronin, C., & Roger, A. (1999). Theorizing progress: Women in science, engineering, and technology in higher education. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 36(6), 637-661.

Cronin, C., Foster, M., & Lister, E. (1999). SET for the future: Working towards inclusive science, engineering and technology curricula in higher education. Studies in Higher Education, 24(2), 165-182.

Roger, A., Cronin, C., Duffield, J., Cooper, M., & Watt, S. (1998). Winning women in science, engineering and technology in higher education in Scotland: Some epistemological and pedagogical questions. European Education, 30(4), 82-100.

PhD dissertation:

Cronin. C. (2018). Openness and praxis: A situated study of academic staff meaning-making and decision-making with respect to openness and use of open educational practices in higher education (doctoral thesis). National University of Ireland, Galway.

Other articles & reports:

Cronin, C., & Czerniewicz, L. (2024). The future isn’t what it used to be: Open education at a crossroads. Keynote Essay. Open Education (OER24) Conference.

Atenas, J., Havemann, L., Cronin, C., Rodés, V., Lesko, I., Stacey, P., Feliu-Torruella, M., Buck, E., Amiel, T., Orlic, D., Stefanelli, C., & Villar Onrubia, D. (2022). Defining and developing ‘enabling’ open education policies in higher education. UNESCO Policy Brief. World Higher Education Conference.

Iniesto, F., Pitt, B., Weller, M., Farrow, R., Cronin, C., Funk, J., Lambert, S., Nerantzi, C., Paskevicius, M., Pete, J., Roberts, V., Rodés, V., & Vladimirschi, V. (2022). The GO-GN Fellowship reflections report. Global OER Graduate Network.

Cronin, C. (2021). Higher Education – looking forward. National Forum eZine #8, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Bali, M., Cronin, C. , Czerniewicz, L., & Morgan, T. (2018). Making international academic spaces international. ProfHacker, The Chronicle for Higher Education, 6 December.

Cronin, C., Cooper, M., & Roger, A. (1997). Participation Guide: Women in science, engineering and technology in higher education. Scottish Higher Education Funding Council.

Conference publications:

Cronin, C., & Witthaus, G. (2022). OER22: It’s a growth opportunity. Guest post, OER22 blog, Association for Learning Technology.

Cronin, C., Peignen, C., McAvinia, C., & Risquez, A. (2021). Furthering access, equity and pedagogy: Developing a new OER/OEP resource. Guest post, OERxDomains blog, Association for Learning Technology.

Cronin, C., McAvinia, C., & Risquez, A. (2020). Devolving and evolving: Reflections on OER and OEP in Ireland. Guest post, OER20 blog, Association for Learning Technology.

Cronin, C., & Czerniewicz, L. (2019). Coming up for air, keeping on breathing. Guest post, OER19 blog, Association for Learning Technology.

Bali, M., Adam, T., Cronin, C., Friedrich, C., Walji, S., & Hendricks, C. (2018). Breaking open: Ethics, epistemology, equity and power. Guest post, OER18 blog, Association for Learning Technology.

Cronin, C. (2018). Balancing privacy and openness, using a lens of contextual integrity. In M. Bajić, N.B. Dohn, M. de Laat, M. Jandrić & T. Ryberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Networked Learning. Zagreb, Croatia.

Cronin, C. (2017). OEP and open pedagogy: #OEGlobal reflections. Blog post.

Cronin, C. (2016). OER16: a critical turn. Blog post.

Cronin, C. (2016). Open, connected and networked learning: Bridging the formal/informal learning divide in higher education. In S. Cranmer, M. de Laat, T. Ryberg, & J.A. Sime (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Networked Learning. University of Lancaster, UK.

Cronin, C. (2014). Networked learning and identity development in open online spaces. In S. Bayne, C. Jones, M. de Laat, T. Ryberg, & C. Sinclair (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Networked Learning. University of Edinburgh, UK.

Cronin, C. (2014). Navigating the marvellous: Openness in education. Summary of ALT Conference 2014 Keynote. Medium.

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