Larreamendy-Joerns & Leinhardt's (2006) seminal paper, 'Going the Distance with Online Education', argues that online education can contribute to democratisation and to the advancement of 'the scholarship of teaching': www.jstor.org/stable/4124415

Related research on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL): http://gerrystahl.net/cscl/CSCL_English.htm

'The Pedagogical Foundations of Massive Open Online Courses' by David Glance, Martin Forsey & Myles Riley: http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/4350/3673

Published in Time magazine, Kayla Webley's (2013) article 'The Adaptive Learning Revolution' reflects on movements towards personalised education: http://nation.time.com/2013/06/06/the-adaptive-learning-revolution/