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The Cost of PLATO in a University Environment

Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Volume 9, Number 4, ISSN 0098-597X


This analysis of the cost-effectiveness of the University of Delaware's own PLATO system discusses the initial expense of acquiring the system, decreases in unit cost as number of users increased, capital investment in hardware, expenditures and funding sources, comparisons of actual and projected costs, and benefits of individualized instruction. (EAO)


Hofstetter, F.T. (1983). The Cost of PLATO in a University Environment. Journal of Computer-Based Instruction, 9(4), 148. Retrieved May 29, 2023 from .

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