The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) has just released a Call for Papers for a special issue on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), to be published in Summer 2013. Both papers reporting on empirical studies/evaluations (research papers, case studies) as well as conceptual and position papers will be considered for publication in the special issue. The Guest Editors of the special issue are George Siemens (Athabasca University), Valerie Irvine (University of Victoria), and Jillianne Code (University of Victoria).
Proposals in the form of extended abstracts (500 words) are due on November 15, 2012, with full manuscripts due on January 31, 2013.
The full Call for Papers is available at http://jolt.merlot.org/jolt_moocs_cfp.pdf