Complete list of publications


Foreword to: Pedagogy in Practice – Project-Based Learning in Media Policy and Governance.
Edited by Santosh Panda et al.. Bloomsbury Press

Open Schooling: The Key to Repairing the Damage of Covid-19 to Children’s Education
Journal of Open Learning and Research Communication TBP

Open Schooling: New Era, New Relevance, New Methods
International Journal of Open Schooling TBP

LIEN – UNESCO Dossier on Open Universities
Edited by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, with contributions from Abdul Khan (IGNOU), Tian Belawati (UT Indonesia) & Sir John Daniel (UKOU)
Lien Vol. 169 pp. 11-18

Running Distance Education at Scale: Open Universities, Open Schools and MOOCs

Quality Assurance in Higher Education Around the World
Foreword to Festschrift in honour of Judith Eaton

La formation à distance: dix principes inspirés par son histoire
Soumis à Médiations et Médiatisations v.6 pp. 1-8

After COVID-19: Can Quality Teaching be Sustained?
Change: The Magazine of Higher Education Vol 53 (2) pp. 6-10

Conducting a College through COVID-19: The Evolving Leadership Challenge.
Keynote address for the Second International Workshop on Higher Education Learning Methodologies and Technologies Online – HELMeTO 2020, Bari, Italy

Covid-19 A Two-Week Transition from Campus to Online at the Acsenda School of Management, Canada
Journal of Learning for Development 2020 Vol.7, No. 3, 264-278

The Sequel to COVID-19: A Global Challenge to the Quality of Higher Education
Contribution to Festschrift for Professor Peter Okebukola, OFR

From Response to Resilience: Preparing for the use of Open and Distance Learning in the Next Crisis
Co-authored with Asha Kanwar
Journal of Open Learning and Research Communication Vol VI pp. 4-18

Educational Disruption and Responses: Rethinking Learning Post COVID-19
by John Daniel and Neil Mort
Webinar presentation – Scholars Ivory Tower (June 13, 2020)
(See Speeches and Presentations)

From Response to Resilience: Lessons from COVID-19
by Asha Kanwar & John Daniel
Report to Commonwealth Ministers of Education
Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver (May 2020)
Response to Resilience_20200530

COVID-19: From Campus to Online: A Successful Transition at the Acsenda School of Management (May 2020)

Education and COVID-19
Prospects, UNESCO Bureau for International Education, April 2020, pp.1-6
Education and the COVID-19 Pandemic_20200406

Is greater inequality inevitable?
Book Review of Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty
Connections, Commonwealth of Learning, Vo25. No. 1 March 2020

Inequality, Education and Open Learning
Journal of Open Learning and Research Communication, Vol. 5 pp. 9-22.

Dharma and Karma in Open Universities:
A Commentary on the Work of V. S. Prasad
Journal of Open Learning and Research Communication, Vol. 4 pp. 7-17.

Expanding Higher Education for Sustainable Development in Asia: Are Open Universities up to the Task?
In ‘Higher Education in South Asian and South-East Asian Countries: Current Perspectives and Challenges’, KKHSOU, Assam, India

The Future of International Education
in ‘The History of the International Baccalaureate Organisation’,
(2018) George Walker & Ian Hill (Eds.), John Catt Educational Ltd.,
pp. 179-184
20170904_Future of International_Education 

Open Universities: Old Concepts and Contemporary Challenges
International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 20 (4) pp. 195-211

Board Reception: Commonwealth of Learning
Reflections on 30 years of the Commonwealth of Learning

Innovating in an Age of Uncertainty
CHEA/CIQG Newsletter

Countering post-truth and post-trust attitudes through online and offline pedagogy
by Sir John Daniel & Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić
EADTU Conference, October 2017
EADTU_Milton_Keynes, October 25, 2017

Open Universities: The Next Phase
Report of a Roundtable of Open University Executive Heads
Toronto, October 16, 2017
Final Report_Roundtable.

A Risky Time for Universities to Internationalise
University World News, September 3, 2017

International Higher Education: Complex Challenges for Turbulent Times
CHEA/CIQG Policy Brief

International Input and Innovation Focus:
Chinese Programme Graduates First Cohort
By Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel
University World News, June 25,2017

A New Educational Model to Foster Innovation in China: The DeTao Masters’ Academy (DTMA)
by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel
To be published by the DeTao Masters Academy (DTMA)
in English and Chinese
201705026_DeTao Educational Model

A Changing World: Expectations of Higher Education
To  be published in Change Magazine

MOOCs: Where from; Where next?
Submitted to the Encyclopaedia of the Internet
to be published by SAGE

Adapting Quality Assurance to Innovative Programmes 
S. Uvalić-Trumbić & Daniel, J.S. (2016)  Proceedings of the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Kuala Lumpur & Vancouver TBP
20161129_PCF8_Quality (Paper)

Blended Learning – What Mix? Flexible Learning – How Supple?
J.S.Daniel & S. Uvalić-Trumbić (2016) Proceedings of the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Kuala Lumpur & Vancouver TBP
20161129_PCF8_Blended & Flexible (Paper)

Making Sense of Flexibility as a Defining Element of Online Learning

Published by Contact North | Contact Nord

Making Sense of Blended Learning: Treasuring an Older Tradition or Finding a Better Future?
Published by Contact North | Contact Nord
2015_Blended Learning_(Text) 

Advisory Statement for Effective International Practice.
Combatting Corruption and Enhancing Integrity: A Contemporary Challenge for the Quality and Credibility of Higher Education.


The Future of International Education

Submitted to a history of the International Baccalaureate, edited by George Walker, former D-G of the IBO.

MOOCs and Higher Education: Evolution or Revolution,
Oxford University Press (OUP) Blog, April 26, 2016

MOOCs: What will be their legacy
FEMS Microbiology Letters 2016; doi: 10.1093/femsle/fnw055

Education for Sustainable Development

Quality and Change (CIQG Principle #7)

Making Sense of Blended Learning: Treasuring an Older Tradition or Finding a Better Future?

Review of Teaching in a Digital Age by Tony (A.W.) Bates
(e-Textbook published by BCcampus)
International Journal for Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, Vol 8(1), pp. 142-144

CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG)
I chaired this Group, set up by the US Council for Higher Education Accreditation, from 2013 to 2015. CIQG developed these principles to serve as a framework for international deliberation about quality in higher education.
CIQG_Quality Principles_2015/04

Foreword to ‘Harnessing Culture for Sustainable Development in Africa’
2015-01-15 Culture_Development_Security_in_Africa

The Future of MOOCs: Adaptive Learning or Business Model?
 Daniel, J., Vázquez Cano, E., & Gisbert, M. (2015). The Future of MOOCs: Adaptive Learning or Business Model? RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal, 12(1). doi
22015-01-04_Future of MOOCs(English)

Foreword to the International Handbook on eLearning

‘Relevance’ – Editorial for the UWC Magazine
Autumn 2014

‘Impact’ – Editorial for the UWC Magazine
April 2014

Published April 3, 2014
A Guide to Quality in Post-Traditional Online Higher Education
In English and Chinese
A Guide to Quality in Post-Traditional Online Higher Education

Introduction to JOLT Issue on MOOCs

‘Diversity’ – Editorial for the UWC Magazine
February 2013

Paper published in the Journal of Learning for Development (2014)
What Learning for What Development?
20130807 L4D Manuscript

Published June 2013
Guide to Quality in Online Learning
English version:
Guide to Quality in Online Learning

Chinese version


Previous paper on MOOCs (October 2012)
Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility
Making Sense of MOOCs October 2012