A Pedagogical and Economic Critique of Student Charges for Internet Access
Greaves, Duncan, International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology
In this article I argue that charging students for Internet access is both destructive of fundamental objectives of the educational process and is unnecessary as a mechanism for solving the public goods problems that are typical of Internet provisioning.
Keywords: Internet, students, universities, teaching, learning, public goods.
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Publication information: Article title: A Pedagogical and Economic Critique of Student Charges for Internet Access. Contributors: Greaves, Duncan - Author. Journal title: International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology. Volume: 1. Issue: 2 Publication date: July 2005. Page number: 118+. © University of the West Indies Nov/Dec 2006. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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