Editorial Note

In this issue of Voprosy obrazovaniya/ Educational Studies Moscow, the reader is offered a themed selection of articles devoted to e-learning. Professional discussions about state-of-the-art technology and governance practices as well as integration of e-learning in higher education unfold as part of the e-Learning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit (eSTARS)co-hosted by the Higher School of Economics and Coursera, which will be held for the second time in early December 2018 in Moscow.

On this occasion, we have invited William Kuskin to be our guest editor. William is Professor, Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives at the University of Colorado Boulder, US. His enthusiasm and creative approach have made it possible to initiate a dialogue among experts with diverse backgrounds and attitudes who share genuine interest in finding opportunities to make education accessible to everyone around the globe.

We are also grateful to our colleagues from the HSE e-Learning Office — Evgenia Kulik, Daria Kravchenko and Ksenia Kidimova — for their assistance on this issue of Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies Moscow.

In the articles collected, Russian and international researchers analyze their personal experiences of applying online courses in degree programs and try to predict the future of MOOCs and the newly-emerging MOOC era in education.

As ever, Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies Moscowis ready to publish a vast range of opinions about technology trends and predictions in offline and online learning.

Dear readers, we would really appreciate your opinions, too!

Following the International conference «eLearning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit 2017» (eSTARS)

Innovation and disruption in the digital age

Studies of e-learning

Learning Analytics in Massive Open Online Courses as a Tool for Predicting Learner Performance

Leadership and change