Publication Date

Spring 5-2023


College of Arts and Sciences


Interdisciplinary Studies


Business and Corporate Communications | Educational Methods | Education Economics | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the education sector at large. This study aims to investigate which current education model best balances the sub-criteria of business viability and communication efficacy in the milieu of our modern context. In this study, five education models have been studied in order to uncover their performance in these two sub-criteria. Each model is analyzed in terms of its objective performance. The results reveal that in-person education provides slightly better scores for communication efficacy as well as much higher student and faculty satisfaction, while online education is incredibly economically viable. While the data is unclear, in ideal circumstances, the model that best balances the sub-criteria is the hybrid education model.