Improving productivity in online learning: can we scale ‘the learning that matters most’?

Tony Bates’ article is well worth reading, as it questions whether or not high quality online learning can be scaled  “…research on credit-based online learning has shown that course delivery (which includes both learner support and student assessment) accounted for the largest overall cost of an online program (37%), almost three times more than course development, over the life of an online program (Bates and Sangra, 2011).”

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