Worksheet Helps Colleges Anticipate Costs of Distance Education

For colleges and universities, moving into online education can be an expensive proposition with many hidden costs, says Brian M. Morgan, director of the Center for Instructional Technology at Marshall University. He has developed an interactive worksheet to help administrators calculate the price tag for creating an online program (http://webpages.marshall.edu/~morgan16/onlinecosts).

The Web site asks users a dozen questions about their institutional