Columnist David Wessel wrote for The Wall Street Journal about technology and its role in managing costs of higher education. Wessel featured the recent Ithaka study of the OLI statistics course.

“The most important single result of our study: It calls into question the position of the skeptic who says, ‘I don’t want to try this because it will hurt my students,’ ” says one of the study’s architects, William Bowen, a former president of Princeton University and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Read the article, Tapping Technology to Keep Lid on Tuition, on Page A6 of the Thursday, July 19, 2012 edition of The Wall Street Journal or visit WSJ Online here.