David Hopkins / Learning Technology / Publications


Please find below the list of publications, both academic and non-academic, I have been involved with as part of my professional role as a Learning Technologist / Teaching and Learning Consultant / Leader / Manager and all-round good egg!

  • Books 

Hopkins, D. (Ed.) 2017. Emergency Rations #EdTechRations: What’s so important we can’t leave it at home? Available: http://www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/books/edtechrations/ 

Hopkins, D.  (Ed.) 2015. The Really Useful #EdTechBook. Available: www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/books/the-really-useful-edtechbook/

Hopkins, D., 2013. QR Codes in Education. Available: www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/books/qr-codes-in-education/

Hopkins, D. 2013. What is a Learning Technologist? eBook. Available: www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/books/what-is-a-learning-technologist/

  • Chapter / Article / Book Section

Mohare, P. and Hopkins, D. 2024. The co-existence of the LMS and LCMS in universities. In: Technology Foundations for 21st Century Higher Education (HEPI Report, 172). Available at https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2024/03/28/technology-foundations-for-twenty-first-century-higher-education-2/

Gura, M. and Rivero, V. 2020. ‘State of EdTech 2020-2021‘. [PDF] EdTech Digest. pp.18. Available at https://edtechdigest.com/downloads/state-of-edtech-2020-2021/

Coleman, H. 2019 ‘How to Become an Instructional Designer?’ Available at https://www.ispringsolutions.com/blog/how-to-become-an-instructional-designer

Godsell, J., Masi, D., Day, S. and Hopkins, D. 2017. Exploring the role of a MOOC as a platform for impact-based learning in O&SCM. In: EurOMA Conference. Edinburgh. Available at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/343697032_Exploring_the_role_of_a_MOOC_as_a_platform_for_impact_based_learning_in_OSCM

Hopkins, D. 2017. ‘The Future of Learning Technology in UK Higher Education’. [PDF] Microsoft Surface. Available at: https://www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/elearning/future-of-lt-in-uk-he/

Hopkins, D. 2015. ‘Facilitating the unknown’, Learning and Teaching in Action, 11 (1) pp.33- 36. Manchester Metropolitan University (Online). Available at: http://www.celt.mmu.ac.uk/ltia/Vol11Iss1

Hopkins, D. 2015. How has Apple transformed your classroom? Part I. [Blog] JAMF Software. Available at: http://www.jamfsoftware.com/blog/how-has-apple-transformed-your-classroom-part-I/

Hopkins, D. 2015. A Teacher’s Practical Guide to the Flipped Classroom. Vzaar. Available at: https://www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/technology/harness-the-power-of-video-and-increase-student-engagement/

Dodman, T., Bird, T., & Hopkins, D. 2015. A Case Study of Developing Suitable Mobile Learning Technology for a Distance Learning Masters Programme. In J. Keengwe, & M. Maxfield (Eds.) Advancing Higher Education with Mobile Learning Technologies: Cases, Trends, and Inquiry-Based Methods (pp. 35-59). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-6284-1.ch003

Hopkins, D. 2014 I make, therefore I learn, In: Lifewide Magazine, Special Edition around social media, Lifewide Education. p.34-35.

Hopkins, D. 2013. Plugged In and Turned On: Encouraging Students to Use Facebook, Twitter and Texts to Learn. In: Rogelberg, D. eds. 2014. Mobile Education – Lessons from 35 Education Experts on Improving Learning with Mobile Technology. Great Neck ,NY: Studio B. Productions, p. 30.

  • Conference Proceedings / Presentations / Posters:

Hopkins, D., Septemberr 15-17, 2021, Perfect Mix: Technology, Space & People. In: 6th Innovative Learning Spaces Summit.

Panel discussion, May 27, 2021, The Millennium Universal College TMUC Talks: Diversity in Leadership: What the higher education providers should focus on.

Hopkins, D. 2014. Strategies for engaging students: where will technology lead us?. In: EWMA – GNEAUPP 2014. Madrid, Spain.

Bobeva, M. and Hopkins, D., 2012. Embedding QR Codes in Education Contexts. In: Innovation in challenging times: The ABS Learning & Teaching Conference, April 24-25, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

Hopkins, D. and Beckingham, S., 2012. Are students aware of their ‘digital footprint’ and the affect their online presence/activity may have on current or future employment prospects? In: The 7th Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conference, April 18-20, Plymouth.

Hopkins, D., Bobeva, M. and Ramsden, A., 2012. Using QR Codes in Higher Education. In: Using QR Codes in Higher Education, 31 January 2012, EBC, Bournemouth University, England.

Hopkins, D., 2011. 24-hour Papers: the Open-Book Alternative to Exams for Online Assessment. In: eAssessment Scotland ‘Keeping it Real’, 26 August 2011, University of Dundee.

Hopkins, D. and Hutchings, L., 2011. eAssessment: Who’s Involved. In: eAssessment Scotland ‘Keeping it Real’, 26 August 2011, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Hopkins, D. and Bobeva, M., 2011. QR Codes in Education: The Business School Experience. In: Bournemouth University Education Enhancement Conference 2011, 4 May 2011, Bournemouth University, Poole, England.

Hopkins, D., Wincott, M. and Hutchings, L., 2011. Building educational confidence and affinity through Online Induction Activities. In: Bournemouth University Education Enhancement Conference 2011, 4 May 2011, Bournemouth University, Poole, England.

Sadd, D. and Hopkins, D., 2011. Footprints in the Void: do students understand their ‘digital footprint’ in relation to their employability? In: Bournemouth University Education Enhancement Conference 2011, 4 May 2011, Bournemouth University, Poole, England.

Hopkins, D., Bobeva, M. and Roushan, G., 2009. The ‘I’ in Induction, 7th e-learning@greenwich conference. In: 7th e-learning@greenwich conference: Making It Personal, 8 July 2009, University of Greenwich, London.

Hopkins, D, Mallia, M and Abbasirad, K, 2008. Student-led Online Debate, using Work Groups (myBU). In: 2008 Education Conference, Bournemouth University.

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