Open Praxis – first edition in 2015 is available for download

Open Praxis – first edition in 2015 is available for download

Open Praxis has published its first edition for 2015, which consists of six research articles, an innovative practice article and a book review.

This year will be the third year since Open Praxis was relaunched as the ICDE scholarly, peer-reviewed and open access journal at the beginning of 2013. Dr. Inés Gil-Jaurena, the editor of Open Praxis, details in her editorial the statistics over the past two years.


You can read the rest of her editorial and the articles in Open Praxis at


Open Praxis - volume 7, issue 1


  • Brief report on Open Praxis stastistics and comparing the past two years
    Inés Gil-Jaurena

Research articles

  • Social Interaction in Self-paced Distance Education
    Terry Anderson, Lorne Upton, Jon Dron, Judi Malone, Bruno Poelhuber

  • Rhizo14: A Rhizomatic Learning cMOOC in Sunlight and in Shade
    Jenny Mackness, Frances Bell

  • Students’ and tutors’ perceptions of feedback on academic essays in an open and distance learning context
    Jack Matlou Chokwe

  • Perspectives on influencing aspects for students' acceptance of multimedia materials in training programs
    Mayra Lucía González Córdova, Marcela Georgina Gómez Zermeño, Irma Antonia García Mejía

  • Role of e-learning in capacity building: An Alumni View
    Muhammad Zaheer, Sadia Jabeen, Mubasher Majeed Qadri

  • Key skills for co-learning and co-inquiry in two open platforms: a massive portal (EDUCARED) and a personal environment (weSPOT)
    Alexandra Okada, Antonio Serra, Silvar Ribeiro, Sonia Pinto

Innovative practice article

  • Strength in Numbers: Learning Together in Online Communities – A Learner Support System for Adult First Nation Students and Practitioners
    Heather Sanguins

Book review

  • Book review of The new landscape of mobile learning: Redesigning education in an app-based world
    Tony Hetrick

Open Praxis is an Open Access journal and the work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.