July 30, 2014

Coming Soon: A New Multidisciplinary Journal That Will Focus on MOOCs

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The new quarterly journal (coming soon) from Mary Ann Liebert Publishers is titled MOOCs Forum.

From the MOOCs Forum Homepage:

Multidisciplinary in scope, MOOCs Forum is the public venue for examining key issues paramount to the success of MOOCs such as increasing course completion rates, course content and examination security, student identification, successful business models, and all evolving topics related to the field. Spearheaded by key thought leaders and educators in the field, the Journal looks to address the rising interest by parents, students, businesses, and institutions for alternative education opportunities.

From a News Release:

The Editor-in-Chief of MOOCs Forum is Jack M. Wilson, PhD, President Emeritus, the University of Massachusetts and Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Innovation.

The Journal will be published in print and online with Open Access options.

Key members of the Editorial Board include: Eren Bali, Udemy; Tom Do, Coursera; John Flores, United States Distance Learning Association; Nish Sonwalkar, MIT; Phil DiSalvio, University of Massachusetts, Boston; and Peter Lange, Duke University.

Learn More About the Editorial Board

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