Scientific articles and research reports


Inamorato; A., Gausas, S., Mackeviciute, R., Jotatutyte, A. and Martinaitis, Z. (2019)  Innovating Professional Development in Higher Education: An Analysis of Practices. Publications Office of the European Union.

Inamorato dos Santos, A. (2017) Going Open: Policy Recommendations on Open Education in Europe (OpenEdu Policies). Ed.: Punie, Y., Scheller, K.D.A, EUR 28777 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, ISBN 978-92-79-73496-0, doi: 10.2760/111707, JRC 107708

Grech, A., Camilleri, A. F. (2017) Blockchain in Education. Inamorato dos Santos, A. (ed.) Publications Office of the European Union, EUR 28778; doi: 10.2760/60649

Souto-Otero, M., Inamorato dos Santos, A., Shields, R., Predrag, L., Castaño-Muñoz, J., Devaux, A., Oberheidt, S., Punie, Y. (2016) OpenCases: Case Studies on Openness in Education. Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Joint Research Centre, European Commission, EUR 27937 EN, doi: 10.2791/039825

Castaño-Muñoz, J., Punie, Y., Inamorato dos Santos, A., Mitic, M., Morais, R. (2016) How Are Higher Education Institutions Dealing with Openness? A Survey of Practices, Beliefs and Strategies in Five European Countries. Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Joint Research Centre, EUR 27750 EN, doi: 10.2791/709253

Witthaus, G., Childs, M., Nkuyubwatsi, B., Conole, G., Inamorato dos Santos, A., Punie, Y. (2015) An Assessment- Recognition Matrix for Analysing Institutional Practices in the Recognition of Open Learning. E-Learning  Papers, vol. 40.

Inamorato dos Santos, A. (2011) Open Educational Resources in Brazil: State-of-the-art, Challenges and Prospects for Development and Innovation. UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. Moscow: UNESCO IITE


Inamorato, A. (2019) Practical Guidelines on Open Education for Academics: Modernising Higher Education via Open Educational Practices (based on the OpenEdu Framework)

Inamorato dos Santos, A., Nascimbeni, F. , Bacsich, P., Atenas, J., Aceto, S., Burgos, D. and Punie, Y.  (2017) Policy Approaches to Open Education: Case Studies from 28 Member States (OpenEdu Policies). EUR 28776 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, ISBN 978-92-79-73495-3, doi 10.2760/28135, JRC 107713

Inamorato dos Santos, A., Punie, Y. and Castaño-Muñoz, J. (2016) Opening up Education: A Support Framework for Higher Education Institutions. Publications Office of the European Union, ISBN 978-92-79-58537-1, doi: 10.2791/293408, EUR 27938

Witthaus, G., Inamorato dos Santos, A., Childs, M., Tannhauser, A., Conole, G., Nkuyubatsi, B. Punie, Y. (2016) Validation of Non-formal MOOC-based Learning: An Analysis of Assessment and Recognition Practices in Europe (OpenCred). EUR 27660 EN, doi: 10.2791/809371

Castaño-Muñoz, J., Punie, Y., Inamorato dos Santos, A. (2016) MOOCs in Europe: Evidence from Pilot Surveys with Universities and MOOC learners. Policy Brief. JRC 101956

Lazetic, P., Souto-Otero, M., Shields, R. (2015) OpenCases: A Catalogue of Mini Cases on Open Education in Europe. Inamorato dos Santos, A., Castaño-Muñoz, J. and Punie, Y. (eds.) Publications Office of the European Union. EUR 27446 EN, doi: 10.2791/778862

Inamorato dos Santos, A. (2013) O Valor Agregado nos Recursos Educacionais Abertos: Oportunidades de Empreendedorismo e Inovaçao nas IES Particulares Brasileiras. In: Revista Digital de Tecnologias Cognitivas- TECCOGS, n. 7, 156p. Jan-Jun 2013

Book chapters

Inamorato dos Santos, A. (2018) Certificados Digitales y Blockchain: retos y oportunidades. In: Bartolomé, A., Moral-Ferrer, J.M. (eds.) Blockchain en educación: Cadenas Rompiendo Moldes. Barcelona: LMI. Colección Transmedia XXI

Mendonça, M., MacAndrew, P., Santos, A. (2011) Freeing up Access to Learning: the Role for Open Educational Resources. In: Baldazzi, Anna; Ricci, Laura and Baros, Valentina Valle (eds.) E-Learning quality assurance: a multi-perspective approach. GUIDE Association. Rome, Italy: Gangemi Editore spa, pp. 121–138


Santos, A. (2006) A Universidade Aberta Britânica – aberta às pessoas, lugares, métodos e ideias. In: Desafios da Educação a Distância na Formação de Professores, Ministério de Educação e Cultura (MEC), Brasília: Secretaria de Educação a Distância.

McAndrew, P.; Santos, A.; Lane, A.; Godwin, S.; Okada, A.; Wilson, T.; Connolly, T.; Ferreira, G.; Buckingham Shum, S.; Bretts, J. and Webb, R. (2009). OpenLearn Research Report 2006-2008. The Open University, Milton Keynes, England.

Inamorato dos Santos, A., Punie, Y., Castaño-Muñoz, J. (2016) Opportunities and Challenges for the Future of MOOCs and Open Education in Europe. In: From Books to MOOCs: Emerging Models of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. De Corte, E., Engwals, L., Teichler, U. (eds). London: Portland Press

Santos, A. (2009) O Conceito de Abertura em EAD. In Litto, F. And Formiga, M. (eds) Educação a Distância, o Estado da Arte. Rio de Janeiro: Pearson Education.


Santos, A. (2006) Perspectivas Internacionais em Ensino e Aprendizagem On-line: Debates, Tendências e Experiências,  Santos. A. (ed.), São Paulo: Libra Três (ISBN 858824008-4).