What's the Difference: A Review of Contemporary Research on the Effectiveness of Distance Learning in Higher Education

Ronald Phipps
Jamie Merisotis


... achievement compares favorably across a variety of age and content levels. User satisfaction is higher than in traditional instruction regardless of the technology used.

APA Citation

Phipps, R., & Merisotis, J. (1999). What's the difference? A review of contemporary research on the effectiveness of distance learning in higher education.

About the Study

Finding No Significant Difference
Links to Article http://www.ihep.org/Pubs/PDF/Difference.pdf