Tech Report January 1, 2012
Understanding the Implications of Online Learning for Educational ProductivitySRI Authors Linda Shear
Bakia, M., Shear, L., Toyama, Y., & Lasseter, A. (2012). Understanding the Implications of Online Learning for Educational Productivity. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology.
Educational systems are under increasing pressure to reduce costs while maintaining or improving outcomes for students. To improve educational productivity, In the United States, online learning alternatives are proliferating rapidly. The purpose of this report is to support educational administrators and policymakers in becoming informed consumers of information about online learning and its potential impact on educational productivity.