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E-Learning: Market Opportunity for Higher Education?

Published: 12 October 2001

ID: G00101259

Analyst(s): Ross Dickinson


Advocates of Internet-based distributed learning in higher education often argue that institutions can leverage the Internet to access enormous new pools of customers. Careful analysis suggests that this picture is far too optimistic.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction: A Revolution in Higher Education?
    • New Market Opportunities?
    • New Competitive Threats?
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective
    • E-Learning Market Realities
    • Gartner Dataquest Recommendations

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