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Author Bowen, William G.

Title Higher education in the digital age / William G. Bowen, incollaboration with Kelly A. Lack.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    378.1734 BOW    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    378.173 BOW    Available
Description Xvii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents Part 1. Costs and Productivity in Higher Education ; Cost Trends, the "Cost Disease," and Productivity in Higher Education ; Factors Other Than the Cost Disease Pushing Up Educational Costs ; Affordability ; Is There a Serious Problem-Even a Crisis? -- Part 2. Prospects for an Online Fix ; Background; The Lack of Hard Evidence ; The Need for Customizable, Sustainable Platforms (or Tool Kits) ; The Need for New Mindsets-and Fresh Thinking about Decision-Making ; What Must We Retain? ; The online learning landscape -- Discussion / Howard Gardner -- Discussion / John Henessey -- William G. Bowen's responses to discussion session comments by Howard Gardner and John Hennessey -- Discussion / Andrew Delbanco -- Discussion / Daphne Koller -- William G. Bowen's responses to discussion session comments by Andrew Delbanco and Daphne Koller.
Summary "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?"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Education, Higher -- Computer network resources.
Education, Higher -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Internet in higher education.
ISBN 0691159300 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780691159300 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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