Skip Navigation

Gary W. Matkin, Ph.D.

Dean, Division of Continuing Education
Vice Provost, Division of Career Pathways

  • Dean Gary Matkin
  View Highlight
Continuing Education Administration & Financial Management
Higher & Comparative Education
Online & Distance Education
Open Educational Resources & Courseware
University Regional Economic Development & Technology Transfer

Journal Articles

  • “Alternative Digital Credentials. An Imperative for Higher Education,” CSHE SERU Consortium Research Paper, Research and Occassional Paper Series, CSHE X 2018. Paper Available
  • “Alternative Digital Credentials for Brazil. An Institutional Imperative.” Presented at the 20-Year Anniversary Celebration of Education Partnership Between, FGV, Strong, and UC Irvine. Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 29, 2018. Presentation Available
  • “Continuing Education and Career Services: A Natural Partnership,” April 2, 2018. Article Available
  • “Big Data, Big Opportunity, Big Challenge” Evolllution, March 10, 2017. Article Available
  • “Massive Open Online Courses: Looking Ahead by Looking Back,” Continuing Higher Education Review. Vol. 7, 2013, 49-56. Article Available.
  • “Online Higher Education Opportunities Wake the Corporate Giant,” Evollution. September 10, 2012 Special Issue: Corporate Training. Article Available
  • “California Dreaming: The Past, Present, and Future of Continuing and Higher Education in California,” Continuing Higher Education Review. Vol. 76, 2012, 74-80. Article Available
  • “Meeting the Challenge of Free Education: How To Make Money When the Competition is Giving it Away,” Continuing Higher Education Review. Vol. 75, 2011, 130-137. Article Available
  • “The Distance Educator's Opportunity for Institutional Leadership,” Continuing Higher Education Review. Vol. 74, 2010, 32-29. Article Available
  • “Increasing UCEA’s Usefulness and Relevance: A Choice-Based Classification System,” Continuing Higher Education Review. Vol. 73, 2009, 175-183. Article Available
  • “Institutional Sharing of OpenCourseWare Across National Boundaries: A Case Study and Historical First in Higher Education,” UCEA Connect, September 3, 2009.
  • “Ethical Realism: A Guide to Action?” Continuing Higher Education Review. Vol. 72, 2008, 151-153. Article Available
  • “Spas Must Work with Educators to Make Spa Management a Real Profession,” Spa Business, Vol. 2, 2008, 9.
  • “Spinning Off in the United States:  Why and How?”  STI Review, Special Issue on Fostering High-tech Spin-offs:  A Public Strategy for Innovation, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), No. 26, 2001, 97-119.
  • “Notes on Financing University Distance Education,” Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol. 65, 2001, 89-97.
  • “Redefining Competition in University Continuing Education,” Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol. 62, 1998, 71-74.
  • “Taking Stock of Taking Equity: The Last Frontier of University Technology Transfer,” Tertiary Education and Management, 2:1, 1996, 31-40.
  • “From Cash Cow to Golden Goose: Measuring and Reporting the Economic Impact of Continuing Education’s Continuing Higher Education Review,” Spring 1995, Vol. 58, No 3, 27-41.
  • “Technology Transfer and Public Policy: Lessons from a Case Study,” Policy Studies Journal, Summer 1994, Vol. 22, No. 2, 371-383.  (Version of chapter in Technology and Transfer and Public Policy mentioned above.)
  • “Portfolio Management in Program Planning,” Continuing Higher Education Review, Autumn 1988, Vol. 52, No. 3, 123-132.
  • “Managing Continuing Education: A Briefing for University Administrators,” Journal for Higher Education Management, Winter/Spring 1987, Vol. 2, No. 2, 43-51.
  • “Living and Learning with Inflation: How to be a Winner,” Continuum, Journal of the National University Continuing Education Association,  April 1981, Vol. XLV, No. 3.

Seminars & Paper Presentations

  • “The Future of University Continuing Education. The 60-Year Curriculum and What it Means for Higher Education.” Presented at the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE), April 17, 2018, The University of California, Berkeley. Presentation Available
  • “Alternative Credentials.” Presented at the IDCE President’s Forum, October 17, 2017, Toronto, Canada.
  • “Self-Supporting (Income Generating) Programs in Biological Science: Opportunities and Challenges.” Presented at the University of California, Irvine BioSci Leadership Summit, August 30, 2017, Irvine, California.
  • “Introduction to U.S. and California Higher Education.” Presented to the Wuhan Delegation at the University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education, August 15, 2017, Irvine, California. Presentation Available
  • “Developing an Open Education Resource (OER) Strategy for Your University.” Presented to the Turkish University Administrators at the University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education, May, 17, 2017, Irvine, California.
  • “Developing a MOOC Strategy for Your University.” Presented at the iCERI 2016 9th Annual International Conference of Education, Research, and Innovation, November 14, 2016, Seville, Spain. Presentation Available
  • “Operate Your CE Unit Like A Business to Stay in Business.” Presented at the UPCEA 2016 West Region Conference, September 28, 2016, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Presentation Available
  • “MOOC Research: What Can We Do with Big Data?” Presented at the Open Education Consortium Global Conference, April 23, 2015, Alberta, Canada. Presentation Available
  • “The Problem with ‘Soft’: Defining the New MOOC.” Presented at the Coursera Partners Conference, Co-hosted by the University of California, Irvine, March 2-3, 2015, Newport Beach, CA. Presentation Available
  • “MOOC Research: What Can We Learn and How?” Presented at iCERi 2014 7th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, November 17-19, 2014, Seville, Spain. Presentation Available | Conference Paper Available
  • “MOOCs 2.0: A Market in the Making” Presented at the NACUBO Scaling New Heights Annual Meeting, July 17-19, 2014. Presentation Available
  • “MOOCs and the Hubble Telescope: The Big Leap for Higher Education Research.” Presented at the 2104 Open Education Consortium Global Conference, April 24, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Video Lecture Available | Presentation Available | Conference Proceedings Paper
  • “Integrating MOOCs and Institutional Strategies: Why Are We (Not) Doing This?” Presented at the 2014 University Professional and Continuing Education Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2014, Miami, Florida. Presentation Available
  • “The Evolution of MOOCs: Should We Still be Interested?” Presented at the Educa Online Berlin Conference, December 2013, Berlin, Germany. Presentation Available
  • MOOCs: What Are They and What is UCI Doing About Them?” Presented at the UC Irvine School of Education, October 21, 2013, Irvine, California. Presentation Available
  • “How MOOCs Present Massive Opportunities for Research on Learning,” VI International Guide Conference, October 3-4, 2013, Athens, Greece. Download Presentation.
  • “MOOCs in the Real World: Deconstructing the Impact,” World Academy Forum on Global Higher Education, October 2-3, 2013, University of California, Berkeley. Download Presentation.
  • “MOOCs: Lessons Learned from the Front Lines,” co-presented with Carin Nuernberg (dean, Berkelee College of Music) at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association 98th Annual Conference, April 3, 2013. Download Presentation.
  • “Why MOOCs Are Good for Higher Education: And What MOOCs Will Make Your University Do,” presented as a webinar for the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE), December 20, 2012. Download Presentation
  • “Making Sense of Free, Massive Education: Disruptive, Natural, Evolution, Savior,” presented at Online Educa Berlin, November 29, 2012. Download Presentation
  • “MOOCs, OpenCourseWare and the Traditional University,” presented to the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center, UC Irvine Campus, Irvine, California. November 14, 2012.
  • “Why MOOCs Are Good for Higher Education: And What MOOCs Will Make Your University Do,” presented at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association Management of Online Programs Seminar, New Orleans, LA. November 7, 2012. Download Presentation
  • “Sichuan University and UC Irvine: A Collaboration for International Understanding,” presented at UC Irvine, Irvine, California. July 16, 2012.
  • “Massive Open Online Courses and the Impact on the Future of Higher Education,” presented at the UC Irvine University Club Forum. Irvine, California. May 23, 2012. Presentation Available
  • “Beyond Optimism: Why the Future of OER/OCW is Assured,” presented at the OpenCourseWare Consortium Global Conference 2012. Cambridge, U.K. April 18, 2012. Presentation Available
  • “Sichuan University and UC Irvine: A Collaboration for International Understanding,” presented at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. August 22, 2011.
  • "Making OpenCourseWare Indispensable: UC Irvine’s Top 10 Reasons," presented at the OpenCourseWare Consortium Global 2011. Cambridge, Massachusetts. May 6, 2011. Presentation Available
  • “Why You Should Immediately Create an OpenCourseWare Web Site at Your Institution,” presented at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada. April 7, 2011. Presentation Available
  • “Internationalizing Learning Contexts through Open and Distance Education Lessons from Case Studies,” presented at the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Annual Conference. San Francisco, California. February 22, 2011. View presentation.
  • “UC Irvine Open Textbook Forum,” moderated forum on the UC Irvine Campus, Irvine, California, January 26, 2011. View archived recording of forum.
  • “Sustainability as Imperative: The Unavoidable Future for OCW,” presented at the OCWC Global 2010. Hanoi, Vietnam. May 5, 2010. Presentation Available
  • “Fifteen Years Later: A Look at the Promise and Prospects of Online Learning,” presented at the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE), University of California, Berkeley. November 5, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “The Second Revolution in Teaching and Learning” presented to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Irvine, California. September 10, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “Branding, Quality and Openness: New Dimensions in Higher Education” presented at SEAMEO RETRAC 12th Governing Board Meeting and International Conference on Branding in Higher Education: Practices and Lessons Learned from Global Perspectives. Nha Trang, Vietnam. August 10-11, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “Institutional Benefits and Innovations From Sharing Content: From Open to Opportunity” presented at The World Conference on Higher Education: The New Dynamics of Higher Education. Paris, France. July 7, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “OpenCourseWare Is Here” The 23rd ICDE World Conference on Open and Distance Learning. Maastricht, The Netherlands. June 8, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “The OCWC’s Next Frontier – Learning Ecosystems,” presented at OCWC Global conference. Monterrey, Mexico. April 23, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “Leadership in Higher Education,” presented at University Continuing Education Association Annual Conference. Boston, Massachusetts. April 1, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “Financial Information for Strategic Decision Making In Continuing Education, Module 2,” presented online for Academic Impressions. Irvine, California. March 13, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “Financial Information for Strategic Decision Making In Continuing Education, Module 1,” presented online for Academic Impressions. Irvine, California. March 9, 2009. Presentation Available >
  • “OCW and Educational Commerce: Rethinking the North-South Relationship in the Americas,” presented at Connexions conference. Houston, Texas. February 5, 2009. Presentation Available
  • “Beyond Carnegie – Useful Criteria for Comparing and Classifying University Professional and Continuing Education Organizations,” presented at University Continuing Education Association Executive Assembly. Chicago, Illinois. September 11, 2008. Paper Available
  • “OpenCourseWare,” presented at UC 21st Century Teaching Technologies: Past, Present and Future. Davis, California. June 20, 2008. Presentation Available
  • “Partnering and Collaboration in 2020,” presented at the National University Technology Network annual meeting. Park City, Utah. June 9-11, 2008. Presentation Available
  • “OpenCourseWare,” presented at the National University Technology Network annual meeting. Park City, Utah. June 9-11, 2008. Presentation Available
  • “Opening the Gate on Learning Pathways,” Presented at the Open Education Conference, 2008. Dalian, China. April 26, 2008. Dalian University of Technology.
  • “Learning a new Composition: Adult Learners in and Era of Open Access,” presented at the UCEA annual meeting, New Orleans, March 28, 2008.
  • “Visions of the New World in Continuing Education,” captured with the cooperation of the University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, February 26, 2008.
  • “Transformation and the Future of Internet Enriched Higher Education,” presented at the 2007 International Conference on Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship (IDEA 2007), Taichung, Taiwan, May 31, 2007. Presentation Available (500KB)
  • “Managing Global Partnerships,” presented at the UCEA annual meeting, April 13, 2007, Vancouver, Canada.
  • “Use of the Internet and Higher Education: Likely Future Trends,” presented at the Center for Studies in Higher Education 50th Anniversary Seminar, Berkeley, March 28, 2007.
  • “Program Financial Planning for Effective Decision-Making” and “Preparing a Business Plan for a New Program.” Webcasts presented by the University Continuing Education Association, January 2007.
  • “Open Education Resources: Current Status and Prospects.” Presented at the Distance Learning and the Internet Conference, November 8, 2006, Tokyo, Japan. Presentation Available (2.4MB), Paper Available (94KB)
  • “Collaborating with Competitors—Real or Potential,” presented at the UCEA Executive Assembly, Chicago, September 14, 2006.
  • Strategies for Online Programs. Presented at the Program Directors Conference for the Certified Financial Planning Board, August 2, 2006. Santa Monica, CA.
  • Open Educational Resources and the Community College. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges, April 25, 2006, Long Beach, CA. Presentation Available (2.6MB)
  • Beyond the Standards: Quality in Distance Education. Presented at the semi-annual retreat of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), April 14, 2006, Irvine, CA.
  • Realizing the Potential of Strategic Partnerships: Issues and Organizational Structures. Presented at the UCEA Management Seminar, “Covering Your Bases” February 16, 2006, Sarasota, FL
  • Regulation, E-Learning and the Changing Structures of Higher Education. A White Paper to Guide Discussion for the International Seminar Regulation of E-Learning: New National and International Policy Perspectives, November 16, 2005. Paper Available (67KB)
  • Open Content is Here. Presented at the UCEA National Meeting, April 1, 2005, Boston, MA.
  • Connecting Regional Economic Development Efforts with the Global Marketplace. Presented at the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges annual meeting, November 15, 2004, San Diego, CA
  • Developing the Economical Management Practices that Anticipate the Unexpected. Presented at the UCEA Summer Institute for Continuing Education Professionals, Boston, July, 2004.
  • LMS Use and Issues. Presented at the conference, OECD/CERI E-learning Case Studies in Post-secondary Education, March 30, 2004. Paris, France.
  • Expectations, Experiences and Reality: International Views on E-Learning. Presented at Campus Innovation Hamburg, Germany, October 1, 2003.
  • Approaches to CE Financial Management. Presented at the UCEA Summer Institute for Continuing Education Professionals, Boston, July, 2003.
  • Alliances and Partnerships: Creating, Maintaining, and Assessing Value; and Shared Learning Objects: Why Hasn’t This Taken Off? Presented at the UCEA National meeting, Chicago, March 2003.
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS); What They Are and Why They Are Important. Presented at the UCEA National meeting, April 2002, Toronto, Canada.
  • Meeting Business School Administrative and Financial Challenges and Opportunities. Presented at the AACSB International Finance and Administrative Conference, December 3, 2001, San Antonio, TX.
  • How Partnerships in Online Learning are Being Formed. Presented at the UCEA Executive Assembly, November 2001, Chicago, IL.
  • E-Learning as E-Business, the Structure of the Industry and University Responses. Also: Why a Dot.Com – Why Not? Lessons for Universities from the E-learning Dot-com World. Presented at the UCEA national meeting, April 2001, PA.
  • Budgeting Fundamentals of Course Financial Management, a professional development module presented at the UCEA national meeting, April 2001, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Choosing For-Profit Partners: Which ones are for Real? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, November 14, 2000, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Courses, Curricula, and Research Portfolios, New Frontiers in University Intellectual Property Management. Presented at the NASULGC Commission on Outreach and Technology Transfer summer conference, June 8, 2000, Washington, D.C.
  • Budgeting Fundamentals of Course Financial Management, a professional development module presented at the UCEA national meeting, April 2000, San Diego, CA.
  • Spinning Off in the US. Presented at the OECD Workshop on Research-Based Spin-Offs, Organized by the Working Group on Innovation and Technology Policy, December 8, 1999, Paris, France.
  • The Web: It’s More Radical Than You Think. Presented at the 1999 National Association of State and Land Grant Colleges’ (NASULGC) annual meeting, November 9, 1999, San Francisco.
  • Continuing Education and Higher Education: A Professional Development Module. Presented at the 1999 UCEA Executive Assembly, September 11, 1999, Chicago, IL.
  • What UC Managers Need to Know About Online Education. Presented at the 1999 UC Management and Leadership conference, June 7, 1999, San Jose, CA.
  • University Intellectual Property Management in the 20th Century: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going? Presented at the Conference on Research and Development and Economic Growth in the 20th Century, March 27, 1999, University of California, Berkeley.
  • Developing and Delivering High Quality On-line Courses for Access-Challenged Students. Presented at the Colloquium & Research Universities in the Era of Virtual Education, March 11, 1999, Center for Studies in Higher Education, Berkeley, California.
  • Sustainability in a Changing Social context: How to Strengthen the Partnership Between Industry and Academia. January 29, 1999, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Toward a Financial Model for the ALN Enterprise. presented at the Fourth International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks, November 14, 1998, New York, New York.
  • Adjusting Traditional Continuing Education Financial Systems to Meet New Managerial Paradigms. Presented at the University Continuing Education Association annual meeting, April 13, 1997, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Global Partnerships: The Benefits of International Programming. Presented at the University Continuing Education Association annual meeting, April 12, 1997, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Using Modern Information Feedback Systems and Creating Financial Structures to Support Continuing Education. Presented to the University Continuing Education Association, February 16-17, 1997, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Instructional Technology Seminar. Presented at the Center for Studies in Higher Education, 1995 - Present (Co-convener).
  • Knowing and Getting What You Need from Your Financial Information Systems. Presented at the Association for Continuing Higher Education, annual conference, October 28, 1996, Palm Desert, California.
  • Continuing Education Financial Management Systems: Getting and Using What You Really Need. Presented at the Barcelona European Universities Summer School, July 1996, Barcelona, Spain.
  • The University Role in Regional Economic Development: Lessons for Switzerland from America. Presented at the conference Zur Position der Schweiz im Internationalen Vergleich, August 1995, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Rising to the Challenges of the New Higher Education Market Place, a Deans and Directors preconference institute presented at the UCEA national meeting, April, 2000, San Diego, CA.
  • Taking Stock of Taking Equity: The Last Frontier of University Technology Transfer. Presented to the European Association of Institutional Research, August 1995, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Economic Research and Analysis and Issues in Technology Transfer, Patents, and Research Parks. Presented to the (NASULGC) Commission on Outreach and Technology Transfer, Strategic Working Conference, June 7-9, 1995, Washington, D.C.
  • Stepchild, Buffer, Conscience, Scout: The Role of Extension in UC’s History. Presented at the Center for Studies in Higher Education, March 7, 1995, Berkeley, California.
  • Activity Based Costing and Multidimensional Budgeting. Presented at the 22nd Annual LERN Conference on Lifelong Learning Programming, November 3, 1994, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Transferencia de Tecnologia Universidad-Industria. Presented at the 15th annual conference of Instituto Argentino de Ejecutivos de Finanzas, October 10, 1994, Ushuaia, Argentina.
  • Knowing (and Getting) What You Really Want from Your CE Management System. Presented at the NUCEA Summer CEO Seminar, July 19, 1994, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Planning Financial Success. Presented at the LERN 21st annual conference on class programming, December 2, 1993, San Francisco, California.
  • Technology Transfer and Public Policy: Lessons from a Case Study. Presented at the Symposium for Technology Transfer and Public Policy: Preparing for the Twenty-First Century, October 30, 1993, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Start-Up Equity Ownership: University Technology Transfer’s Last Frontier. Presented at the Third Annual International American Association of University Administrators conference, September, 1992, Innsbruck, Austria. (Paper published in proceedings, not presented.)
  • Elements of Responsible Financial Management. Presented at the NUCEA Summer Seminar for Continuing Education CEOs, July 19-22, 1992, Portland, Maine.
  • Benchmark Models for Organizing University Technology Transfer and Relations with Industry. Presented at the annual conference of the Business, Industry, and Labor Division of the National University Continuing Education Association, January 31, 1992, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Planning Conference Finances: How to Make the Budget Process Work for You. Keynote address at the annual conference of the Conferences and Institutes Division of the National University Continuing Education Association, December 4-7, 1991, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Budgeting in Continuing Education. Presented at the Joint Regional Conference of Regions VI and VII of the National University Continuing Education Association, October 10, 1991, Oakland, California.
  • Issues in Continuing Education Financial Management. Presented at the National University Continuing Education Association Seminar for Continuing Education CEOs, July 16, 1991, Oakland, California.
  • The Role of Continuing Education in University Technology Transfer and Economic Development Efforts. Presented at the National Conference of the National University Continuing Education Association, April 21-22, 1991, Miami, Florida.
  • Commercializing the University: The Practical Consequences of Overturning University Traditions, a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, November 2, 1990, Portland, Oregon.
  • Organizing and Budgeting Continuing Education. Workshop sponsored by the Kansas City Regional Consortium for Higher Education, September 21, 1990, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Media Budget Planning. Presented at the spring meeting of the Consortium of College and University Media Centers, May 27, 1990, San Francisco, California.
  • The Role of the Business Officer. What Deans Think It Is; What It Really Is. Panel discussion presented at the National University Continuing Education Association 75th Annual Conference, April 30, 1990, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Technology Transfer at Berkeley. Seminar for Berkeley faculty and administrators in the Fall 1989 and Spring 1990 semesters, sponsored by the Center for Studies in Higher Education, directed by Professor Sheldon Rothblatt.

Books

  • Matkin, G.W. (2017). Online and Open Education: Parallels and Perspectives. Learning at the Speed of Light: How Online Education Got to Now. Copyright 2017 Excelsior College, (pp. 260-278). Albany, New York: Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press. Book Available
  • Using Financial Information in Continuing Education, Accepted Methods and New Approaches, Phoenix, Arizona: 1997 American Council on Education/Oryx Press, (309 pages).  Awarded the Philip E. Frandson Award by the University Continuing Education Association, April 1997.
  • Technology Transfer and the University, New York: 1990. Macmillan, (329 pages).
  • Effective Budgeting in Continuing Education, San Francisco: 1985 Jossey-Bass Publishers, (476 pages). Honorable mention, Philip Frandson Award, NUCEA, 1987.

Book Chapters

  • Eichhorn, S. and Matkin, G. W. (2016), Massive Open Online Courses, Big Data, and Education Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, 2015: 27–40. doi:10.1002/ir.20152. Available for Download
  • “Universal Access and the Technological Imperative: How to Think About Higher Education Today and Tomorrow,” UPCEA Centennial Conversations: Essential Essays in Professional, Continuing, and Online Education, 2015, edited by Daniel W. Shannon and Robert Wiltenburg, UPCEA, Washington, DC (127-140).
  • “Adult Degree Programs: How Money Talks and What It Tells, Developing and Delivering Adult Degree Programs, edited by James P. Pappas and Jerry Jerman, San Francisco: 2004, Jossey-Bass (61-71).
  • “Institutional Changes for Transdisciplinary Research and Learning” The Encyclopedia of  Life Support Systems, item E6-49-03.  EOLSS Publishers Co., Inc., Oxford, U.K.
  • “University Technology Transfer and the Problems of Conflict of Interest” Technology Transfer and Public Policy, edited by Yong S. Lee (95-109), Westport, Connecticut: 1997, Quorum Books.
  • “Organizing University Economic Development: Lessons from Continuing Education and Technology Transfer,” The University’s Role in Economic Development: From Research to Outreach, edited by James P. Pappas, San Francisco: 1997, Jossey-Bass (27-41).
  • “The University Role in Regional Economic Development: Lessons for Switzerland from America,” Wandel im Tertiären Bildunggssektor (71-79), Herbst, Latzel and Lutz (Ed.), Hochschul-Verlag AG, Zurich, 1997.

Other Publications

  • “Why Digital Credentials Will Render University Transcripts Obsolete and Reshape Higher Education,” Unbound Spring 2017 Issue. Article Available
  • “Student-Centeredness and Continuing Education: An Imperative,” EvoLLLution, May 3, 2016. Article Available
  • “Growing Non-Credit Programming: Central to Institutional Success,” EvoLLLution, February 26, 2015. Article Available
  • “Thought leaders in Online Education: Gary Matkin, Dean of Continuing Education, UC Irvine (7 part series),” Sramana Mitra’s One Million by One Million Blog, April 16, 2014. Interview Available
  • “The Five Truths About MOOCs,” EvoLLLution, September 6, 2013. Article Available
  • “MOOCs in the Real World: Deconstructing the Impact,” World Academy, September 2013. Article Available
  • “UCI: Open Education is Essential,” Orange County Register. April 9, 2013. Article Available
  • “Online Higher Education Opportunities Wake the Corporate Giant,” EvoLLLution. September 10, 2012 Special Issue: Corporate Training.
  • “The Opening of Higher Education,” Change Magazine. May/June 2012 issue, 7-13. Article Available
  • “Beyond Sustainability: The Emerging Institutional Imperative of OER/OCW," FGV Online Magazine, Issue #1, January 2011, 8-23.
  • “Beyond Accreditation and Standards: The Distance Educator’s Opportunity for Leadership," presented at the University Continuing Education Assocation (UCEA) 95th Annual Convention, San Francisco. April 8, 2010. Presentation Available
  • “Join Movement to Share Courses, Materials Online,” Dean and Provost. Vol. 11, Issue 4, December 2009, 3. Paper Available
  • “Institutional Sharing of OpenCourseWare Across National Boundaries: A Case Study and Historical First in Higher Education,” Distance Education Report, Vol. 13, Number 10, May 2009, 3&7-8. Paper Available
  • “Open Learning: What Do Open Textbooks Tell Us About the Revolution in Education?” University of California Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education: Research & Occasional Papers Series CSHE.1.2009 (March 2009). Article Available . Article Available (HTML).
  • “Mass Education to Universal Education: Where Does Online Learning Fit?,” Distance Education Report, Vol. 13, Number 5, March 2009, 3 & 6. Article Available .
  • “The Second Revolution in Education is Here: Consequences and Implications for Educators,” Distance Education Report, Vol. 13, Number 4, February 2009, 3 & 7. Article Available .
  • “Opening the Gate on Learning Pathways: The Next Frontier in the Open Educational Resources Movement,” Proceedings of the Open Educational Conference, 2008. Dalian, China. April 24-26, 2008. Dalian University of Technology. Paper Available
  • “Open Learning: What Do Open Textbooks Tell Us About the Revolution in Education?” Threshold Magazine, Spring 2008, 8-11.
  • “Use of the Internet and Higher Education: Likely Future Trends,” CSHE@50: A Reflection and Prospectus on Globalization and Higher Education. December 2007. Edited by C. Judson King and John Aubrey Douglass. 22. Article Available
  • “Open Textbooks: Why? What? How? When?” William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, co-authored with Jia Frydenberg, October 2007.
  • “Internet as Teenager in Higher Education: Rapid Growth, Transformation, Uncertain But Bright Future,” University of California Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education: Research & Occasional Papers Series CSHE.X.07, June 2007. Paper Available
  • “Distance Education: Its Concepts and Constructs,” Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 34(3) 2007. Paper Available
  • “The Open Education Resources Movement: Current Status and Prospects,” Association of Pacific Rim University, conference proceedings, Fall, 2006.
  • “The Department Encounters Open Educational Resources” The Department Chair, Winter, 2006, 16-18.
  • “Viewpoint: Open Courseware is Here. Where are You?” University Business, August, 2005, 29-30.
  • “Developing a Conceptual Framework and Vocabulary for E-Learning,” University Teaching As E-Business? Research and Policy Agendas, Selected Conference Proceedings, Center for Studies in Higher Education, edited by Diane Harley, Shannon Lawrence, Sandra Ouyang, and Jenny White, 2002, 5-12.
  • “A Dean’s Perspective of Online Education at UC,” University of California, Teaching Learning and Technology Center, June 2002.
  • “Report on a Preliminary Survey of Economic Development Efforts of NASULGC Member Institutions,” December 1996.
  • “The University Role in Regional Economic Development: Lessons for Switzerland from America” (See citation under “Book Chapters” above) and “Taking Stock of Taking Equity: The Last Frontier of University Technology Transfer,” Wandel im Tertiären Bildungssektor: Zur Position der Schwiez im Internationalen Vergleich, Proceedings from the EAIR Forum, August, 1995.
  • “Colleges as Promoters of Economic Development,” opinion piece, Chronicle of Higher Education, 17 November, 1993, B1.
  • Book Review in Continuing Higher Education Review, 57, 1 and 2, 1993: “Students of the Third Age: University/College Programs for Retired Adults.”
  • Book Review in Planning for Higher Education, Summer 1992: “Technology in the Garden: Research Parks and Regional Economic Development.”
  • “Course Budgeting: Balancing Rewards and Risks,” November 6, 1985. ERIC ED 262 187.
  • “Theory, Method, and Appropriateness in Adult Education Research,” Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Adult Education Research Conference, May 1980, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • “A Survey of Certain Characteristics of Enrollees in Courses Offered by University Extension, University of California, Berkeley, in the Fall, 1976 Term,” ERIC ED 192 512.