Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Gas cost ignites surge in online college classes - Susan Snyder, Philadelphia Inquirer

More college students in the Philadelphia region had been opting to take some or all of their courses online even before gas topped $4 a gallon. Now the energy crunch is sending online enrollments up faster than pump prices. Drexel University, one of the largest providers of online courses in the region, reports that registrations in April, May and June for fall online courses were nearly double what they were in the previous three months.
(thanks to Catherine Kelley)

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