Econ Focus

First Quarter 2013

Taking College Out of the Classroom

Are online classes the future of higher education?

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Bowen, William G., Matthew M. Chingos, Kelly A. Lack, and Thomas I. Nygren. "Interactive Learning Online at Public Universities: Evidence from Randomized Trials." Ithaka S+R Research Paper, May 22, 2012.

"Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies." U.S. Department of Education, September 2010.

Hussey, Andrew. "Human Capital Augmentation versus the Signaling Value of MBA Education." Economics of Education Review, August 2012, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 442-451. (Paper available online with subscription).

Kling, Arnold. "Many-to-One vs. One-to-Many: An Opinionated Guide to Educational Technology." The American, Sept. 12, 2012.

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