The Technology-Tuition Paradox in Online Education

From Fall 2015 Technology in Education Data Base

The ‘Cost Disease’ in Higher Education: Is Technology the Answer?
This scholarly article analyzes whether online education is the answer to higher education being too expensive.

The Future of College?
This article suggests that the future of higher education will be stripped down to its essence and utilize technology.

Why Online Education May Drive Down the Cost of Your Degree
This article explains why online learning initiatives may make higher education cheaper.

The Coming Crossroads in Higher Education
These are the remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association Annual Meeting, held on July 9, 2013, regarding the role of technology in the future of education.

Is College Worth It?
This article questions whether the increasing costs of higher education are worth it in the long run.

Technology and the Broken Higher Education Cost Model
This article analyzes the unsustainable practices in higher education currently, specifically the affordability, and tries to address what can be done to fix it.

My Valuable, Cheap College Degree
This blog post describes a student’s personal views and experience with getting an online degree in today’s society.

The Reach of Distance Learning
This blog post is from the perspective of a high school teacher and discusses how better teacher preparation enables teachers and students to overcome the ‘problems’ with distance learning.

Online Education Offers Access and Affordability
This article talks about how distance learning is attractive to adult students.

3 Things Academic Leaders Believe About Online Education
This article gives the perspective of academia when analyzing distance learning.

Here’s What Will Truly Change Higher Education: Online Degrees That Are Seen As Official
This article discusses the issue of employers viewing online degrees as legitimate.