With a background in information studies, anthropology, STS and education, my research focuses on scholarly communication, open access and open education.

Select Publications

Chtena, N. (2021). “Opening” Art History: Exploring the Motivations and Practices of Faculty Using Open Educational Resources in Lower-Level and General Education Art History Courses. Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME).

Farrow, R., Cardoso, P., Chtena, N., Cox, G., Czerwonogora, A., DeWaard, H., Iniesto, P., Kuhn, C., Peramunugamage, A., Pitt, R., Vladimirschi, V. & Weller, M. (2021). GO-GN Research Review. Global OER Graduate Network.

Chtena, N. (2019). The Social Construction of Openness: Open Textbooks and Their Interpretations. TheInternational Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 15(3). Available from:

Chtena, N. (2015). What’s the Matter? (Re)Considering the Materiality of Social Software in Educational Practice. Proceedings of the 14thEuropean Conference on e-Learning (ECEL 2015). Available from:

Chtena, N. (2015). The Materiality of Virtual Learning Environments: Developing an Analytical Framework for the Study of Educational Platforms, Artifacts and Applications. Proceedings of the ISIS Summit Vienna 2015, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series (1), doi:10.3390/isis-summit-vienna-2015-T1.1003

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