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Issue No.02 - March-April (2012 vol.16)
pp: 82-86
Stephen Ruth , George Mason University
ABSTRACT
<p>Three new free Stanford online courses drew 300,000 applicants in the fall semester of 2011. Might very high-quality courses with the best streaming lectures, student aids, exams, quizzes, mentoring, and so on facilitate an import-export approach to e-learning?</p>
INDEX TERMS
e-learning, distance learning, Stanford online courses
CITATION
Stephen Ruth, "The Import-Export Paradigm for High-Quality College Courses: An Answer to Tuition's Through-the-Roof Cost Spiral?", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.16, no. 2, pp. 82-86, March-April 2012, doi:10.1109/MIC.2012.38
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