Planning for Higher Education Journal

How Much Does Distance Education Really Cost?

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From Volume 26 Number 3 | Spring 1998
By Sandra E. Gleason

Book reviews of Using Financial Information in Continuing Education: Accepted Methods and New Approaches, by Gary Matkin. AMerican Council on Education and Oryx Press, 1997. 309 pages. ISBN 0-89774-941-3. (and) The Costs and Economics of Open and Distance Learning, by Greville Rumble. Kogan Page Ltd., 1997. 224 pages. ISBN 0-7494-1519-3. Pull quotes: These approaches to learning require institutions to develop academic offerings in response to market forces, to make risky investments to support programs, and to keep costs as low as possible.

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