Special section on MOOCs published in Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
The latest issue of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) includes a special section on MOOCs, which is now openly available online.
The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication that aims to promote scholarship in the use of the Internet and web-based multimedia resources in higher education. The current issue (Vol. 10, No. 1) includes a special section on MOOCs comprising of five articles and a foreword by open education pioneer and JOLT Editorial Board member Sir John Daniel.
- Challenges to Research in MOOCs. By Helene Fournier, Rita Kop, and Guillaume Durand
- Participants' Perceptions of Learning and Networking in Connectivist MOOCs. By Mohsen Saadatmand and Kristiina Kumpulainen
- MOOCs: Striking the Right Balance between Facilitation and Self-Determination. By Tita Beaven, Mirjam Hauck, Anna Comas-Quinn, Tim Lewis, and Beatriz de los Arcos
- MOOC Pedagogy: Gleaning Good Practice from Existing MOOCs. By Maha Bali
- Teacher Experiences and Academic Identity: The Missing Components of MOOC Pedagogy. By Jen Ross, Christine Sinclair, Jeremy Knox, Siân Bayne, and Hamish Macleod
The release of this special section follows the success of JOLT’s full Special Issue on MOOCs, guest edited by George Siemens, Valerie Irvine, and Jillianne Code, which was published last year as JOLT Vol. 9, No. 2.