Why So Few Online Courses? Quotes From “The Economist” 3/28/2015 Edition on Universities

“…Since the value of a degree from a selective institution depends on its scarcity, good universities have little incentive to produce more graduates..”

(From <http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21647285-more-and-more-money-being-spent-higher-education-too-little-known-about-whether-it>)

which may be why, even though

“…Technology offers the promise of making education both cheaper and more effective, but universities resist adopting it…” 

(From <http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21646985-american-model-higher-education-spreading-it-good-producing-excellence>)

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