How Costly Are Computer-Based Instructional Systems?
Canadian Journal of Educational Communication Volume 16, Number 1,
Discusses and compares advantages and disadvantages of large and small computer-based instructional systems. Predicted and actual costs in two systems--PLATO, which uses a mainframe system, and VITAL, a microcomputer-based system--are analyzed, and cost comparisons are made based on class size. (LRW)
Moore, G.A.B. (1987). How Costly Are Computer-Based Instructional Systems?. Canadian Journal of Educational Communication, 16(1), 33-43.