The articles presented in this report provide an overview of research literature in:
• Distance education
• Blended learning
• Online learning
• MOOC research
• Future learning technology infrastructures
It is our intent that these reports will serve to introduce academics, administrators, and students to the rich history of technology in education with a particular emphasis of the importance of the human factors: social interaction, well-designed learning experiences, participatory pedagogy, supportive teaching presence, and effective techniques for using technology to support learning.