“The August 2014 edition of the Australian-based journal, Distance Education (Vol.35, No. 2.), is devoted to new research on MOOCs. There is a guest editor, Kemi Jona, from Northwestern University, Illinois, as well as the regular editor, Som Naidu.
The six articles in this edition are fascinating, both in terms of their content, but even more so in their diversity. There are also three commentaries, by Jon Baggaley, Gerhard Fischer and myself.”
Tony Bates is a wise practitioner and one of the true pioneers in online teaching and learning. This article includes his commentary on the articles published by the Australian journal Distance Education.
For a research based look at Moocs, with a helping of commentary by highly experiences online teachers and thinkers… this is the place to start.