In drawing together my publications, conference papers and slides I discovered that a paper that I wrote with Kev Thompson for a conference at Edge Hill University had been selected for the new peer review journal, Nexus. Whilst the original text was a year or so old and may have lacked some finesse, this paper was one which I believe unpacks some of the subtleties of inquiry based online learning. ‘Learning to learn’ is one of those buzz phrases of recent years but I have seen little work which unpacks how, in reality, learners actually learn to learn. The publication of this paper I hope in some small way begins to fill this gap.