Vol 11, No 1 (January 2014)

In this issue, the special section entitled "Apps for M-learning in Higher Education" has six articles which analyze the current state of m-learning and its prospects for the future. This special section is coordinated by two experts in the field, Professor Mohamed Ally from the University of Athabasca, Canada, and Professor Josep Prieto, researcher with the Mobility, Multimedia and Multidevice Innovation Group (mUOC) at the UOC. As well as the special section, the journal also contains nine articles about research into education and technology, including a study into learning networks to enhance reflectivity or a study of a mathematics program for detecting plagiarism entitled “Determination of writing styles to detect similarities in digital documents”.


Vol 10, No 2 (July 2013)

This issue has a special section focusing on the outlook and challenges for education and technology in Mexico and Latin America. This section has been made possible thanks to collaboration from Mexico’s Sistema Nacional de Educación a Distancia (National Distance Education System, SINED) and was coordinated by professors Margarita Ontiveros (SINED, Mexico) and José Raúl Canay (University of Santiago de Compos­tela, Spain). There is also an extensive miscellany section with ten articles on questions linked to RUSC’s subject areas.

Vol 10, No 1 (January 2013)

In the first number of Volume 10, the Research Articles section contains six articles on various themes connected with RUSC's thematic areas. And in the Dossier there is an interesting compilation of articles on the innovative theme of "The Informalisation of Education", which has been coordinated by Albert Sangrà, Director of the UOC eLearn Center, Spain, and Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor at Plymouth University, United Kingdom.


Vol 9, No 2 (July 2012)

This number comprises five articles in the Research Articles section, as well as six articles in the Dossier coordinated by Professor Francisco Rubio (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) on "Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management", an excellent compilation of interesting practices applied to higher education institutions.

Vol 9, No 1 (January 2012)

This number comprises five articles in the Research Articles section, two book reviews and a Dossier on mathematical e-learning. Coordinated by Angel A. Juan and Maria Antonia Huertas (Open University of Catalonia, UOC), Hans Cuypers (EindhovenUniversity of Technology) and Birgit Loch (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne), the Dossier presents five articles and a book review offering a complete, international view of the latest advances in mathematical e-learning.


RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal is an e-journal coedited by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Barcelona) and its eLearn Center, and the University of New England (Australia) and its dehub.

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