University study determines that tech-based online courses can improve economy, reduce carbon footprint.

sustainability-online-ASUAccording to a report released today by Arizona State University at the 2015 ASU+GSV Summit, providing online course options can create $545K in new socio-economic value, and save between 30 and 70 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per undergraduate degree.

The report, based on numerous staff interviews and data analysis, was conducted by ASU’s Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, funded by Dell, and uses the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) methodological framework as a guide...

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