RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal

A bilingual refereed research e-journal in e-learning, university and network society.


RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal is an electronic publication coedited by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and its eLearn Center, and the University of New England and its dehub.

RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal has been accepted and included in the most relevant directories, catalogues, libraries and databases.

SCOPUS-SNIP 2013: 0,701

SCOPUS-SJR 2013: 0.268

Google Scholar Metrics-H5-index 2013: 16

MIAR-ICDS 2014: 9.500

RUSC is an electronic journal that publishes two issues per year (January and July).

The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

ISSN: 1698-580X

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7238/issn.1698-580X


Vol 11, No 3 (July 2014)

Full Issue

View or download the full issue PDF PDF (Español)

Table of Contents

Editorial PDF PDF (Español) PDF (Català)
Josep M. Duart, Rosalind James 1-3

Research Articles

SIMULACRE: A proposal for practical training in e-learning environments PDF PDF (Español)
Alba Colombo, Muriel Gómez Pradas 4-21
University Lecturers’ Conceptions of Ethics and Citizenship Education in the European Higher Education Area: a Case Study PDF PDF (Español)
Francisco Esteban Bara, Teodor Mellen, Maria Rosa Buxarrais Estrada 22-31
University virtualisation in Latin America PDF PDF (Español)
Claudio Antonio Rama 32-41
Bibliometric profile of RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal PDF PDF (Español)
María Teresa Ramiro Sánchez, Tamara Ramiro-Sánchez, Rubén Alba-Ruiz 42-62
Analysis of the didactic use of tablets in the European Higher Education Area PDF PDF (Español)
Esteban Vázquez Cano, M. Luisa Sevillano 63-77

Special Section

Conversations from south of the equator: Challenges and Opportunities in OER across Broader Oceania PDF PDF (Español)
Rosalind James, Carina Bossu 78-90
Open Educational Resources: a regional university’s journey PDF PDF (Español)
Theresa Koroivulaono 91-107
'Fit for Purpose': a cohort-centric approach to MOOC design PDF PDF (Español)
Carolyn Elizabeth King, Kathleen Doherty, Jo-Anne Kelder, Fran McInerney, Justin Walls, Andrew Robinson, James Vickers 108-121
The evolution of open access to research and data in Australian higher education PDF PDF (Español)
Vicki Picasso, Liam Prior Phelan 122-133
OER in practice: Organisational change by bootstrapping PDF PDF (Español)
John Hannon, Simon Huggard, Annabel Orchard, Nick Stone 134-150
OER adoption: a continuum for practice PDF PDF (Español)
Adrian Stagg 151-164


RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal is an e-journal coedited by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Barcelona) and its eLearn Center, and the University of New England (Australia) and its dehub.

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