Dr Steve Walker

Staff Tutor

My interests are in social and critical informatics.


Olney, Tom , Walker, Steve, Wood, Carlton and Clarke, Anactoria (2021). Are We Living in LA (P)LA Land? Reporting on the Practice of 30 STEM Tutors in Their Use of a Learning Analytics Implementation at The Open University. Journal of Learning Analytics, 8(3) pp. 45–59.

Walker, Steve, Olney, Tom , Wood, Carlton , Clarke, Anactoria and Dunworth, Moira(2019). How do tutors use data to support their students? Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 34(1) pp. 118–133.

Walker, Steve, (2016). Information and social contention. In: Images of Europe - Past, Present, Future (Espiña, Yolanda ed.), Universidade Católica Editora, Porto, Portugal, pp. 94–103.

Davies, Sarah-Jane , Thomas, Elaine and Walker, Steve(2015). Digital, material and networked: some emerging themes for SET education. In: Proceedings of the European Distance and E-Learning Network 2015 Annual Conference (Teixeira, António Moreira; Szűcs, András and Mázár, Ildikó eds.), European Distance and E-Learning Network, pp. 91–99.

Walker, Steve and Davies, Sarah-Jane (2014). Examining hybrid digital/material resources in networked learning: a critical realist approach. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Networked Learning 2014, pp. 315–322.

Budd, Leslie , Grimsley, Mike , Horrocks, Ivan , Meehan, Anthony,Minocha, Shailey and Walker, Steve(2012). eGovernment for You: Work Package 7: Impact Evaluation: Training and Support Materials, Schedules and Methods. The Open University.

Budd, Leslie , Grimsley, Mike , Horrocks, Ivan , Meehan, Anthony , Minocha, Shailey and Walker, Steve(2012). eGovernment for You: Impact Evaluation Framework. The Open University.

Walker, Steve, (2013). Media, new union strategies, and non-government organizations as global players: the struggle over representation and work. In: Martinez Lucio, Miguel ed. International Human Resource Management: An Employment Relations Perspective. London: SAGE, pp. 277–292.

Pulignano, Valeria,Martinez Lucio, Miguel and Walker, Steve(2013). Globalization, restructuring and unions: transnational co-ordination and varieties of labour engagement. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, 68(2) pp. 261–289.

Walker, Steve, Bell, Simon , Jackson, Adrian and Heery, Daniel(2012). Imagine real avatars and flying shepherds: involvement and engagement in innovative ICT. In: 12th Participatory Design Conference, 14-16 Aug 2012, Roskilde, Denmark.