Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

  • Weller, M. de los Arcos, B. Farrow, R. Pitt, R. and McAndrew P. What can OER do for me? Evaluating the Claims for OER in Jhangiani, R. & Biswas-Diener, R. (eds) Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are revolutionizing Education and Science London, UK: Ubiquity Press, 2017.
  • Weller, M. de los Arcos, B. Farrow, R. Pitt, R. and McAndrew, P. Identifying Categories of Open Educational Resource Users in Patrick Blessinger and TJ Bliss (eds.), Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2016.
  • Who is the Revolutionary in Being and Nothingness? in Severally Seeking Sartre (ed. O’Donohoe, B.) (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, November 2013)
  • Play and Being in John-Paul Sartre’s Being and Nothingness in The Philosophy of Play (eds. Maclean, M; Russell, W; & Ryall, E.) (Routledge, UK, April 2013)

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles 

  • Coughlan, T. Pitt, R. and Farrow, R. (2018) Distinguishing forms of innovation found through OER: A post-project analysis (Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning)
  • Rolfe, V., & Pitt, B. (2018). Open textbooks – an untapped opportunity for universities, colleges and schools. Insights, 31, 30. DOI:
  • de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R., Pitt, R., Weller, M. & McAndrew, P. (2016). Adapting the Curriculum: How K-12 Teachers Perceive the Role of Open Educational ResourcesJournal of Online Learning Research, 2(1), 23-40. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Who are the Open Learners? A Comparative Study Profiling non-Formal Users of Open Educational Resources Farrow, R; de los Arcos, B. Pitt, R. Weller, M. (2015) European Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning (EURODL) Vol 18, No2.
  • The Impact of OER on Teaching and Learning Practice Weller, M. De Los Arcos, B. Farrow, R. Pitt, B. and McAndrew, P. (2015) OpenPraxis 11/2015; 7(4):351-361.
  • Mainstreaming Open Textbooks: Educator Perspectives on the Impact of OpenStax College open textbooks Pitt, R. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL) Volume 16, No4 (2015) 133-155.
  • Impact of OER use on teaching and learning: Data from OER Research Hub (2013–2014).Farrow, R., Pitt, R., de los Arcos, B., Perryman, L.-A., Weller, M. and McAndrew, P. (2015) British Journal of Educational Technology, 46: 972–976.
  • Assessing OER Impact across organisations and learners: experiences from the Bridge to Success project (Pitt, R. Ebrahimi, N, McAndrew, P. & Coughlan, T.) In: Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME). December 2013.

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Pitt, R. The OpenUpED Quality Framework in Action: How well does the “Learning to Learn” MOOC stack up? BizMOOC Final Conference (accepted for presentation and publication October 2018).
  • Pitt, R. Friedl, C. Jansen, D. & Driha, O. (2017) The MOOC potential to address European challenges in CPD and continuous education EADTU Conference Proceedings
  • What does it mean to transform the world? Ron Aronson, Hope & Revolution (Ronald Aronson: Keeping Commitment Alive Panel) Pitt, R. Diverse Lineages of Existentialism, St Louis, Missouri, USA (21 June 2014) Sartre Studies International Winter 2015, 21 (2)
  • Building open bridges: collaborative remixing and reuse of open educational resources across organisations. Coughlan, T. Pitt, R. & McAndrew, P (2013).In: 2013 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings, 29 April – 02 May 2013, Paris, France.


Open Textbooks


  • Jean-Paul Sartre: Key Concepts (Churchill, S. & Reynolds, J.) (French Studies 2015 69 (1): 108-109
  • Mortal Subjects (Howells, C.) (Sartre Studies International 19:1, Spring 2013)
  • The Work of Sartre (Mészáros, I.) in (Socialist Review, January 2013)
  • Sartre and the Moral Limits of War and Terrorism (Ang Mei Sze, J.) (The Marx and Philosophy Review of Books, January 2012)
  • Community, Myth and Recognition in Twentieth Century French Literature and Thought (Luebecker, N.) (Sartre Studies International 17:1, 2011)
  • Understanding Existentialism (Reynolds, J.) (Sartre Studies International 14:1, 2008)
  • Simone de Beauvoir (Appignanesi, L.) (Socialist Review 299, September 2005)
  • Sartre against Stalinism (Birchall, I.) (International Socialism Journal, 102, Spring 2004)

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