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Higher education in the digital age

Author: William G Bowen; Kelly A Lack
Publisher: New York [u.a.] : Ithaka [u.a.], 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online learning. Could the growth in online courses slow the rising cost of college and help solve the crisis of affordability? In this short and incisive book, William G. Bowen, one of the foremost experts on the intersection of education and economics, explains why, despite his earlier  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William G Bowen; Kelly A Lack
ISBN: 0691159300 9780691159300
OCLC Number: 914838488
Description: XVII, 172 S. : graph. Darst.
Responsibility: William G. Bowen. In collaboration with Kelly A. Lack.

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Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online learning. Could the growth in online courses slow the rising cost of college and help solve the crisis of affordability? In this short and incisive book, William G. Bowen, one of the foremost experts on the intersection of education and economics, explains why, despite his earlier skepticism, he now believes technology has the potential to help rein in costs without negatively affecting student learning. As a former president of Princeton University, an economist.

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