Monday, January 25, 2010

Impact of Opencourseware on Paid Enrollment in Distance Learning Courses

Justin K. Johansen's dissertation - The Impact Of Opencourseware On Paid Enrollment In Distance Learning Courses - explores MIT's OpenCourceWare Initiative and Brigham Young University's OCW Independent Study Program - and subsequent enrollment in the same BYU courses for credit. David Wiley points out ( that this study presents evidence that a university can provide open access to courses and garner tuition-paying students. Interesting!

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