Business Models Associated with Distance Learning in Higher Education

Shouhong Wang, Hai Wang, Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, Nov 29, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This article desxcribes the existing (and expensive) provision of textbooks in distanc e education and recommends a model based on open educational resources (OER) as a replacement. I like the diagrams of the contrasting models. "Recently, many commercial textbook publishers have applied another strategy by bundling a textbook with online academic services for distance learning," write the authors, " this bundling strategy makes the textbooks much more expensive than ever."

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