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Fiedler, S.H.D. (2017). Modeling the personal adult learner: the concept of PLE re-interpreted. Interactive Learning Environments, x(x). x-x.

Journal Publications

Fiedler, S.H.D. (2017). Educational Design Research: A primer. EDeR – Educational Design Research, 1(1). 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.15460/eder.1.1.1044

Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014) “Open-sourcing” personal learning. Journal of Interactive Media in Education. Reusing Resources – Open for Learning Special Issue.

Fiedler, S.H.D., & Väljataga, T. (2013). Personal learning environments: A conceptual landscape revisited. eLearning Papers (35), 1-16.

Fiedler, S., & Väljataga, T. (2011). Personal learning environments: concept or technology? International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2(4), 1-11.

Fiedler, S., & Väljataga, T. (2010). Interventions for second-order change in higher education: Challenges and barriers. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 8(2), 85-92.

Väljataga, T., & Fiedler, S. (2009). Supporting students to self-direct intentional learning projects with social media. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 12(3), 58-69.

Sharma, P., & Fiedler, S. (2007). Supporting self-organized learning with personal webpublishing technologies and practices. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 18(2), 3-24.

Kieslinger, B., & Fiedler, S. (2006). iCamp: A cross-cultural research approach for a cross-cultural learning design International Journal of the Computer, the Internet and Management, 14(SP1), 19.1-6.

Book Chapters

Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Open-sourcing personal learning. In Littlejohn, A., Pegler, C. (Eds.), Reusing online resources: Learning in open networks for work, life and education (pp. 43-56). London: Routledge.

Fiedler, S.H.D. (2013). Commentary on work practices. In Littlejohn, A., Margaryan, A. (Eds.), Technology-enhanced professional learning: Processes, practices, and tools (pp. 50-56). London: Routledge.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2013). Commentary on professional learning. In Littlejohn, A., Margaryan, A. (Eds.), Technology-enhanced professional learning: Processes, practices, and tools (pp. 109-114). London: Routledge.

Fiedler, S., & Pata, K. (2009). Distributed learning environments and social software: In search for a framework of design. In S. Hatzipanagos & S. Warburton (Eds.), Social software & developing community ontologies (pp. 145-158). Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.

Fiedler, S., & Sharma, P. (2005). Navigating personal information repositories with Weblog authoring and concept mapping. In S. Tergan & T. Keller (Eds.) Knowledge visualization and information visualization (pp. 302-325). Berlin: Springer.

Fiedler, S. (2003). The Studio Experience – auf der Suche nach neuen Lern- und Arbeitsformen. In A. Gstöttner, C. Kappl, F. Wallmüller & C. Zipperle (Eds.), Open:24h – workground playground (pp. 89-93). Wien: Edition Selene.

Conference Proceedings


Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Bringing a new culture of learning into higher education. In E. Popescu, R.W. H. Lau, K. Pata, H. Leung, M. Laanpere (Eds.), Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2014, 13th International Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14-17, 2014 Proceedings (pp. 229-238). Zurich: Springer.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Reconceptualising e-textbooks: in search for a descriptive framework. In Y. Cao, T. Väljataga, J. Tang, H. Leung & M. Laanpere (Eds.), New Horizons in Web-Based Learning. ICWL 2014 International Workshops, SPeL, PRASAE, IWMPL, OBIE, and KMEL. Tallinn, Estonia, August 14 -17, 2014 ICWL2014.Revised Selected Papers Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8699. Tallinn: Springer.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Going digital: literature review on e-textbooks. In P. Zaphiris (Ed.), Human-Computer Interaction, Part I, HCII 2014, LNCS 8523 (pp. 138-148). Zurich: Springer.

Väljataga, T., & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Creative re-instrumentation of collective learning activity. In D. Chiu, M. Wang, E. Popescu, Q. Li, R. Lau (Eds.). New Horizons in Web Based Learning (pp. 300-309). Berlin: Springer.


Fiedler, S.H.D. & Väljataga, T. (2013). Networked narrative accounts of personal learning projects: an instrument for systemic intervention research in higher education. In N. Reynolds & M. Webb (Eds.), Proceedings of 10th World Conference on Computers in Education. Learning while we are connected (pp. 29–37). Torun: Nicolaus Copernicus University Press.

Fiedler, S.H.D. & Väljataga, T. (2013). Challenging learning myths through intervention studies in formal higher education. In T. Ley, M. Ruohonen, M. Laanpere & A. Tatnall (Eds.), Open and Social Technologies for Networked Learning (pp. 141-146). New York: Springer


Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2012). Exploring the personal and self-directed use of weblogs. In I. Aedo, R.-M. Bottino, N.-S. Chen, C. Giovannella, D.G. Sampson, Kinshuk (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (pp. 698–699). Rome: IEEE Computer Society.


Fiedler, S. & Väljataga, T. (2011). Expanding the concept of learner control in higher education: Consequences for intervention design. In I. Aedo, N.-S. Chen, D.G. Sampson, J.M. Spector, Kinshuk (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (pp. 262–264). Athens: IEEE Computer Society.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S. (2011). Interventions in higher education: re-interpreting the concept of learner control. In H. Ruokamo, M. Eriksson, L. Pekkala, H. Vuojärvi (Eds.), Social media in the middle of nowhere (pp. 97-105). Rovaniemi: University of Lapland.


Kieslinger, B., Fabian, C.M., & Fiedler, Sebastian. iCamp – exploring the use of social software in higher education. In EDULEARN09 Proceedings (p. 5210). Barcelona: IATED.


Väljataga, T., & Fiedler, S. (2008). Competence advancement supported by social media. In M. Kalz, R. Koper, Hornung-Prähauser, V. & M. Luckmann (Eds.), Proceedings of the TEN Competence Special Technology Track on Technology Support for Self-Organised Learners (Vol. 349, pp. 54-66). Available from http://ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-349/

Fiedler, S., & Väljataga, T. (2008). Supporting self-directed activities with social media. In H. Macedo, L. M. A. Silva, E. Carrillo & R. P. C. do Nascimento (Eds.), EATIS ’08 Proceedings of the 2008 Euro American Conference on Telematics and Information Systems (Article 44, pp. 1-4). Available from http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=1621087.1621131


Fiedler, S. (2007). Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007 (pp. 1340-1353). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Fiedler, S. (2007). If youth but knew, if age but could: The power of timeworn concepts in technological support for teaching and learning. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.) Proceedings of Ed-Media 2007, (pp.1354-1359). Chesapeake, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Fiedler, S., & Kieslinger, B. (2007). Adapting to changing landscapes in education. In T. Hug, M. Lindner & P. A. Bruck (Eds.), Micromedia & e-learning 2.0: Gaining the big picture. Proceedings of Microlearning 2006. (pp. 78-89). Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press.


Klamma, R., Chatti, M., Duval, E., Fiedler, S., Hummel, H., Hvannberg, E. T., et al. (2006). Social software for professional learning: Examples and research issues In Kinshuk, R. Koper, P. Kommers, P. Kirschner, D. G. Sampson & W. Didderen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT’06) (pp. 912-914). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society.

Kieslinger, B., Fiedler, S., Wild, F., & Sobernig, S. (2006). iCamp: The educational web for higher education in an enlarged Europe. In P. Cunningham & M. Cunningham (Eds.), Exploiting the knowledge economy: Issues, applications, case Studies (pp. 1440-1444). Amsterdam: IOS Press.

Fiedler, S. (2006). Landscapes of tools and services reconsidered: New directions for informal learning support in higher education? Informal learning and digital media. Odense, Denmark, September 2006.


Fiedler, S., & Sharma, P. (2005). Seeding conversational learning environments: Running a course on personal Webpublishing and Weblogs. In T. N. Burg (Ed.) BlogTalks 2.0 (pp. 271-294). Norderstedt: Books on Demand.


Sharma, P., & Fiedler, S. (2004). Introducing technologies and practices for supporting self-organized learning in a hybrid environment. In K. Tochterman & H. Maurer (Eds.) Proceedings of I-Know ’04 (pp. 543-550). Graz, Austria: Know-Center Austria.

Efimova, L., Fiedler, S., Verwijs, C. & Boyd, A. (2004). Legitimised theft: Distributed apprenticeship in weblog networks. In K. Tochterman & H. Maurer (Eds.) Proceedings of I-Know ’04 (pp. 495-502). Graz, Austria: Know-Center Austria.

Fiedler, S., Reinmann, G., Mittendorfer, H., Sharma, P., Paquet, S., Efimova, L., et al. (2004). Introducing disruptive technologies for learning: Personal Webpublishing and Weblogs. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2004 (pp. 2584-2591). Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Efimova, L., & Fiedler, S. (2004). Learning webs: Learning in weblog networks. In P. Kommers, P. Isaias, & M. B. Nunes (Eds.), Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Web Based Communities 2004 (pp. 490-494). Lisbon, Portugal: IADIS Press.

Sharma, P., & Fiedler, S. (2004). Moving to a distributed model of learning and facilitation: The catalytic role of personal and collaborative Webpublishing technologies. In J. Nall & R. Robson (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2421-2424). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).


Sharma, P., & Fiedler, S. (2003). Supporting Reflective and Critical Thinking Through Personal Webpublishing Systems. In D. Lassner & C. McNaught (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2003 (pp. 2501-2503). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Fiedler, S. (2003). Personal webpublishing as a reflective conversational tool for self-organized learning. In T. N. Burg (Ed.), BlogTalks: European Conference on Weblogs (pp. 190-216). Wien: Cultural Research – Zentrum für wissenschaftliche Forschung und Dienstleistung.

PhD Dissertation

Fiedler, S.H.D. (2012). Emancipating and developing learning activity: Systemic intervention and re-instrumentation in higher education. Turku, Finland: Painosalama. http://www.doria.fi/bitstream/handle/10024/77017/AnnalesB351Fiedler.pdf?sequence=1

Master thesis (Diplomarbeit)

Fiedler, S. (2001). The Studio Experience: A case study on self-direction in learning within a formal instructional setting. Diplomarbeit in der Psychologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.


Fiedler, S. (2012). STELLAR Final Evaluation Report. Report to the European Commission. http://www.stellarnet.eu/kmi/deliverables/20120803_stellar_d7.7_final.pdf

Fiedler, S. (2010). 2nd STELLAR Evaluation Report. Report to the European Commission. http://www.stellarnet.eu/kmi/deliverables/20100329_STELLAR_D7-3_v06.pdf

Fiedler, S. (2009). Baseline STELLAR evaluation report. Report to the European Commission. http://www.stellarnet.eu/kmi/deliverables/20100119_stellar___d7-2___v13.pdf

Fiedler, S., Kieslinger, B., Pata, K., & Ehms, K. (2009). iCamp Educational Intervention Model. Report to the European Commission. http://www.icamp.eu/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/d13_icamp_final.pdf

Fiedler, S., & Pata, K. (2007). Towards an environment design model for iCamp space. Report to the European Commission. http://www.icamp.eu/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/d12___icamp.pdf

Fiedler, S., & Kieslinger, B. (2006). iCamp pedagogical approach and theoretical background. Report to the European Commission. http://www.icamp.eu/wp-content/uploads/2007/05/d11___icamp___pedagogical-approach.pdf

Laanpere, M., Kikkas, K., Väljataga, T., Fiedler, S., & Wild, F. (2006). iCamp space specification. Report to the European Commission. http://www.icamp.eu/wp-content/uploads/2007/05/d21___icamp___space-specification.pdf