The IT/IS education sector needs to come up with creative ways of thinking about on-line education. In this paper, the major themes in the literature on on-line education to date are highlighted with a view to identifying issues that are either missing or underemphasised. Next, the “radical model of on-line teaching” is presented. The paper is concluded with a discussion of how the model addresses some of the issues that are missing or under-emphasised in the literature.