Economics of distance and online learning: theory, practice, and research

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the organizational models of distance and online learning from an international perspective and from the point of view of economic planning, costing and management decision-making. The book points to directions for the further research and development in this area, and will promote further understanding and critical reflection on the part of administrators, practitioners and researchers of distance education. The experiences and perspectives in distance education in the US are balanced with those in other areas of the world.

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table_of_contents Organizational and cost structures for distance and online learning / William J. Bramble and Santosh Panda -- Changing distance education and changing organizational issues / D. Randy Garrison and Heather Kanuka -- Online learning and the university / Chris Curran -- Virtual schooling and basic education / Thomas Clark -- Historical perspectives on distance education in the United States / Paul J. Edelson and Von V. Pittman -- Funding of distance and online learning in the United States / Mark J. Smith and William J. Bramble -- Funding distance education : a regional perspective / Santosh Panda and Ashok Gaba -- Costs and quality of online learning / Alistair Inglis -- Costing virtual university education / Insung Jung -- Cost-benefit of student retention policies and practice / Ormond Simpson -- Cost-benefit of online learning / Zane L. Berge and Charlotte Donaldson -- Transforming workplace learning : the role of embedded learning in creating a competitive workforce / Jade Nguyen Strattner and Diana G. Oblinger -- Open basic education : organizational structures, costs, and benefits / Palitha Edirisingha -- From baobab to bonsai : revisiting methodological issues in the costs and economics of distance education and distributed e-learning / Thomas Hülsmann -- Implications for planning and management of distance and online learning / William J. Bramble and Santosh Panda.
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title_full Economics of distance and online learning [electronic resource] : theory, practice, and research / edited by William J. Bramble and Santosh Panda
title_short Economics of distance and online learning
title_sort economics of distance and online learning theory, practice, and research
title_sub theory, practice, and research