1. Answer the following question in about 800 words.
While distinguishing between ‘Economic Growth’ and ‘Economic Development’, argue
if distance education can be considered as contributing to either economic growth or
2. Answer any three of the following questions in about 250-300 words each.
a) Write a brief note on sources of finance for meeting the expenses of distance
b) Distinguish between ‘cost -effectiveness’ and ‘cost efficiency’ with suitable
c) Distinguish between physical capital and human capital with suitable examples.
d) Describe the variables which affect the cost of a distance learning programme.
3. Answer the following question in about 800 words.
Describe cost functions in education. In what way can this be applied to distance
education? Justify your views with suitable examples.