eLearning Trends For 2015

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What trends or changes should we expect for online education and e-learning technologies in 2015? In this blog we tried to summarize some thoughts from journalists and specialists in edtech sphere.

Impact Of Big Data

Obviously, data is great to analyze and assess a variety of factors in digital learning. It is expected that eLearning administrators and LMS businesses will leverage the big data options to track learner’s patterns, design personalized courses and ensure effective learning. It will help to develop a long-term business strategy, increase ROI and, therefore, present good results for stakeholders.

MOOCs For Corporate Learning

Today Massive Open Online Courses are used by top universities, students, recent graduates and those who have the passion for continuous learning. However, more and more companies are shifting towards MOOCs as an effective tool to train personnel.

Rise Of LMS

It is predicted that Learning Management Systems will be a big trend for 2015, especially cloud LMSs. Forecasts demonstrate that virtual learning platforms will grow at a rate of 25% for the next 5 years, reaching $7.8 billion in 2018.

Mobile Learning

A recent report by Ambient Insight predicts that the global mobile learning market will be booming next years and
consumers and academic buyers will dominate the market. Therefore, estimated global revenues would be at $12.2 billion by 2017.

 Personalization 

It is expected that eLearning businesses will try to meet needs and aspirations of their users, adjusting the form of content presentation and allowing students to choose their own learning path.

Summing up, a new year gives another opportunity to become better than the year before.

Valeriya Polevikova

Marketing Assistant at Unius

 

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