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2010-06-28 08:55:00

Study looks at outcomes of Internet versus face-to-face instruction A combination of fiscal constraints and improvements in technology has led to an increased reliance on online classes of all types -- many of which use Internet versions of traditional, live lectures. Now a new study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) raises questions about that fast-growing trend in higher education. "Online instruction may be more economical to deliver than live instruction, but...


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