*Recent publications*

Jordan, K. (2018, in press) Validity, reliability and the case for participant-centred research: Reflections on a multi-platform social media study. To appear in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.

Jordan, K. & Weller, M. (in press) Academics and social networking sites: Benefits, problems and tensions in professional engagement with online networking. Accepted for publication in Journal of Interactive Media in Education.

Weller, M., Jordan, K., DeVries, I. & Rolfe, V. (2017, forthcoming) Reclaiming our history: Citation network analysis of historical open and distance education research. Paper to be presented at the ICDE World Conference on Online Learning, 16-19 October, Toronto, Canada.

Andrews, J.C., Boardman, M., Brock, S., Buckler, A.S., Jordan, K. & Nkuyubwatsi, B. (2017) Book reviews. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2017(1), p.6.

Jordan, K. (2017) From crowdsourcing data to network building: Reflections on conducting research in the open. Research for All, 1(2), 323-327.

Jordan, K. (2017) Examining the UK Higher Education sector through the network of institutional accounts on Twitter. First Monday, 22(5), article 5.

Journal papers

Jordan, K. (2015). Massive open online course completion rates revisited: Assessment, length and attrition. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 16(3), 341–358.

Jordan, K. (2014). Academics and their online networks: exploring the role of academic social networking sites. First Monday, 19(11).

Jordan, K. (2014). Exploring co-studied massive open online course subjects via social network analysis. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 9(8), 38–41.

Jordan, K. (2014). Initial trends in enrolment and completion of massive open online courses. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 15(1), 133-160.

Jordan, K. (2012) Applying semantic web technologies to support learners in plant identification and taxonomy. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 7(3), 46-49.

Carmichael, P. & Jordan, K. (2012) Semantic web technologies for education – time for a ‘turn to practice’? Technology, Pedagogy & Education, 21(2), 152-169.

Tracy, F. & Jordan, K. (2012) Students as designers of semantic web applications. Technology, Pedagogy & Education, 21(2), 171-188.

Edwards, R., Tracy, F. and Jordan, K. (2011) Mobilities, moorings and boundary making in developing semantic technologies in educational practices. Research in Learning Technology 19(3), 219-232.

Jordan, K., Tracy, F. & Johnstone, K. (2011) Threshold concepts as focal points for supporting student learning. Bioscience Education E-Journal, 18.

Schechter L.M., Vencato M., Jordan K.L., Schneider S.E., Schneider D.J. & Collmer A. (2006) Multiple approaches to a complete inventory of Pseudomonas syringae pv. Tomato DC3000 type III secretion system effector proteins. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 19(11), 1180-1192.

Conference papers

Jordan, K. (2016) Digital scholarship and the social networking site: How academics conceptualise their networks on academic social networking sites and Twitter. Paper presented at AoIR 2016: The 17th Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers. 5-8 October 2016, Berlin, Germany.

Jordan, K (2016) Academics’ online connections: Characterising the structure of personal networks on academic social networking sites and Twitter. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Networked Learning 2016 (Cranmer, S.; Dohn, N.B.; de Laat, M.; Ryberg, T. and Sime, J.A. eds.), pp. 414–421.

Jordan, K. (2015). What do academics ask their online networks? An analysis of questions posed via Academia.edu. In: Proceedings of the ACM Web Science Conference 2015, 28 June – 1 July 2015, Oxford, UK, ACM.

Jordan, K. (2015). Exploring the ResearchGate score as an academic metric: reflections and implications for practice. In: Quantifying and Analysing Scholarly Communication on the Web (ASCW’15), 30 June 2015, Oxford.

Jordan, K. (2014). Online social networks and networked academic identity. In: Internet Research 15.0 Doctoral Colloquium, 21 October 2014, Daegu, South Korea.

Jordan, K. and Rimpilainen, S. (2010) The many faces and phases of the Semantic Spider. Paper presented at the 2010 EASST Conference, University of Trento, Italy, September 2010.

Tracy, F., Jordan, K. and Johnstone, K. (2007) ‘Reshaping Academic Practice and Relationships within the Department of Plant Sciences’ Paper presented at the SRHE Conference, December 2007, Brighton.

Tracy, F., Jordan, K., Johnstone, K., Carmichael, P. (2007) Using evidence informed approval to create online learning resources. Paper presented at the BLU Conference, 14th June 2007, University of Hertfordshire.

Tracy, F., Jordan, K., Johnstone, K. (2007) Using the wiki the wrong way: a case study in Plant Sciences. Paper presented at the SOLSTICE Conference, May 2007, Edge Hill University.

Carmichael, P., Jordan, K. Johnstone, K., Tracy, F. and Truscott, H. (2006) ‘Enhancing Small Group Teaching in Plant Sciences: A Research and Development Project in Higher Education’ Paper presented at BERA Conference, September 2006, Warwick.

Theses

Jordan, K. (2017) Understanding the structure and role of academics’ ego-networks on social networking sites. PhD thesis, The Open University, UK.

Jordan, K. (2012) “To teach is to learn twice”? Graduate Teaching Assistants as novice teachers and research students. MPhil thesis, University of Cambridge.

Presentations

Jordan, K. (2016) Learning in MOOCs and learning about MOOCs: Reflections on investigating completion rates. Keynote presentation at the ‘MOOC: Lokala möjligheter till globalt lärande’ conference, Campus Skellefteå, Skellefteå, Sweden, 19 May 2016.

Jordan, K. (2016) Exploring the structure and significance of academics’ social networks online. Seminar in the Department of Applied Educational Science, Umeå University, Sweden, 18 May 2016.

Jordan, K. (2015) Academic social networking sites. Presentation given for Open Access Week 2015, the Open University Library, 19th October 2015.

Jordan, K. (2015) Connecting to others – and your professional self? Exploring the structure and significance of academics’ social networks online. Presentation at ‘Academic identity in the digital university: current trends and future challenges’. Society for Research in Higher Education, 25th September 2015.

Jordan, K. (2015) Characterising the structure of academics’ personal networks on academic social networking sites and Twitter. Presentation at the Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) annual conference, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, 17th June 2015.

Jordan, K. (2015) Trends in MOOC completion rates: The story so far! Futurelearn Academic Network meeting, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, 15th June 2015.

Weller, M. & Jordan, K. (2013) Characteristics and completion rates of distributed and centralised MOOCs. Presentation at the MOOC Research Initiative conference, University of Texas at Arlington, USA, 5-6 December.

Jordan, K. (2013) Academics and their online networks: Exploring the role of academic social networking sites. Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C), University of Nottingham, 10th-12th September 2013.

Jordan, K. (2013) Exploring trends in network structure across three academic social networking sites. Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Conference, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, 11th-12th June 2013.

Jordan, K. (2013) Reshaping the Higher Education network? Analysis of academic social networking sites. Presentation at the Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Conference, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, 30th-31st May 2013.

Jordan, K. (2013) Emerging and potential learning analytics from MOOCs. Presentation given at ‘Let the Learners Speak for themselves: The Potential of Learning Analytics and Big Data’, 8th ‘What the research says’ seminar, London Knowledge Lab, 21st March 2013.

Jordan, K. (2011) What is social bookmarking? Seminar at London Knowledge Lab, 9th November 2011.

Jordan, K. (2011) An introduction to the Semantic Web and Semantic Technologies for Learning and Teaching. Seminar at City University, London, 15th February 2011.

Jordan, K. and Rimpilainen, S. (2010) How we understand research practices: The example of the semantic spider. Presentation at ‘Socio-material and Posthuman Readings of Digital Learning: An Ensemble Project Seminar Day’, Liverpool John Moores University, 17th September 2010.

Jordan, K. (2010) The Molecular Basis of Photosynthesis. Invited presentation at the Jorum session, ALT-C 2010, 8th September 2010, University of Nottingham.

Jordan, K. (2010) Authentic Data and Visualisation: Semantic tools from the Ensemble Project. Learning and Teaching Support lunchtime seminar, Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies, Cambridge, 27th January 2010.

Carmichael, P., Patel, U. and Jordan, K. (2009) Semantic technologies for the enhancement of learning in Higher Education. Symposium presented at Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) Conference, Brighton, 23rd March 2009.

Jordan, K., Tracy, F., and Johnstone, K. ‘Student Interaction with a Sakai VLE in Plant Sciences.’ 7th Sakai Conference, Amsterdam, 13th June 2007.

Taylor, K. and Jordan, K. (2007) Ontology based concept mapping in Plant Sciences. Presentation at Enhancing Teaching and Learning of Threshold Concepts with Technology, Technology Enhanced Learning Project Seminar Series B2, St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, 22nd February 2007.

Tracy, F., Jordan, K. and Johnstone, K. (2006) Using Sakai to Research and Enhance Small Group Teaching in Plant Sciences. Presented at the Sakai Conference, Vancouver, 31st May 2006.

Books and book chapters

Carmichael, P. and Jordan, K. (2009) CamTools: Using Sakai to Support Teaching and Learning in a Research-Intensive University. In: Berg, A.m. and Korcuska, M. (Eds.) Sakai Courseware Management: The Official Guide. Packt Publishing.

Johnstone, K., Carmichael, P., Tracy, F., Jordan, K. and Truscott, H. (2007) ‘Developing Evidence-Informed Practice in Undergraduate Teaching and Learning at the University of Cambridge’ in: D. Good, S. Greenwald, R. Cox and Goldman, M. (eds.) University Collaboration for Innovation: Lessons from the Cambridge-MIT Institute (Rotterdam: Sense Publishers)

Miscellaneous articles

Kraker, P., Jordan, K. & Lex, E. (2015) The ResearchGate Score: a good example of a bad metric. Impact of Social Sciences Blog.

Jordan, K. (2014) Academics’ awareness, perceptions and uses of social networking sites: Analysis of a social networking sites survey dataset. Available at SSRN: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2507318 .

Jordan, K. (2011) Visualising events in the photosystems. Higher Education Academy Bioscience Spring Bulletin 2011.

Jordan, K., Griffiths, H. and Johnstone, K. (2010) An interactive timeline of plant evolution – a HEA Bioscience case study.

Jordan, K., Tracy, F. and Johnstone, K. (2009) Web 2.0: Creating a customised online library using Connotea – a HEA Bioscience case study.

Jordan, K., Tracy, F. and Johnstone, K. (2009) Web 2.0: Bringing lecture notes to life using a wiki tool – a HEA Bioscience case study.

Jordan, K. and Johnstone, K. (2008) Using interactive 3-D models in teaching. Higher Education Academy Bioscience Spring Bulletin 2008.

Jordan, K. (2008) ‘Part IB Plant and Microbial Sciences’ – a Sakai course case study profile.

Posters

Jordan, K. (2016) Visualising the academic genealogy of the Institute of Educational Technology. Poster presented at the Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Annual Conference, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, 5th June 2016.

Jordan, K. (2015). What do academics ask their online networks? An analysis of questions posed via Academia.edu. Poster presented at the ACM Web Science Conference 2015, 28 June – 1 July 2015, Oxford, UK.

Jordan, K. (2012) Exploring network structure in academic social networking sites. Open University poster competition, Milton Keynes, 12th June 2012.

Carmichael, P., Tscholl, M., Jordan, K. and the Ensemble team (2011) Findings from Ensemble: Semantic Technologies for the Enhancement of Case Based Learning. Poster presented at the annual Learning at City Conference, City University, London, 23rd June 2011.

Mackinnon, R. and Jordan, K. (2009) Case Studies In Plant Epidemiology – Using Visualisation Tools To Promote Theory Building. Poster presented as part of the Ensemble Project Symposium at the Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) Conference, March 23rd to 25th 2009, Brighton, UK.

Jordan, K. and Johnstone, K. (2009) Exploring 3D Molecular Structures with Exhibit. Poster presented at Ensemble Project seminar, 8th January 2009, St John’s College, Cambridge.

Jordan, K., Tracy, F. and Johnstone, K. ‘The Plant Sciences Pedagogy Project’. Poster presented at the Teaching for Learning Network anniversary event, October 2007, at St. John’s College, Cambridge.

Tracy, F. and Jordan, K. ‘Using liminality to your advantage: our role as mediator between educational researchers and other domain-specific academics in higher education’. Poster presented at BERA conference, September 2007, at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Tracy, F., Jordan, K. and Johnstone, K. ‘Photoprotection: A Threshold Concept in Plant Sciences.’ Poster created for Technology Enhanced Learning Project Seminar Series A: Threshold Concepts in the Disciplines, CARET, 12th December 2006.

Johnstone, K., Tracy, F., Jordan, K., Carmichael, P., Irvine, N., Burchmore, H., Fox, A., and Truscott, H. ‘Plant Sciences Pedagogy Project.’ Poster presented at Cambridge-MIT Institute reception event, University of Cambridge, 23rd November 2006.

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