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Global trends in the e-Learning industry


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The following presentation was created for my virtual presentation “Global Trends in the eLearning Industry” at the International Congress on eLearning 2013 organized by the Philippine eLearning Society.

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Global trends in the e-Learning industry

  1. 1. International Congress on eLearning 2013 (ICE2013) Philippine eLearning Society Future eLearning Trends and Technologies In the Global eLearning Industry
  2. 2. Christopher Pappas Founder of the eLearning Industry's Network •eLearning Consultant and Analyst in various USA and EU organizations. •eLearning Blogger at •M.B.A. & M.Ed. from BGSU, Ohio, USA. If I can be valauable to you do not hesitate to contact me • • • •
  3. 3. “Universities won’t survive. The future is outside the traditional campus, outside the traditional classroom. Distance learning is coming on fast.” Peter Drucker, 1997
  4. 4. Objectives Global eLearning Industry • Which are the Top Future eLearning Trends • Which are the Top Future eLearning Technologies
  5. 5. The future of the eLearning Industry is brighter than ever According to Education Sector Factbook 2012, eLearning is expected to grow at an average of 23% in the years 2013-2017 Top 10 e-Learning Statistics for 2014
  6. 6. Section 1 Top 8 Future eLearning trends of the eLearning Industry
  7. 7. Based on what we know now and by closely following the new technologies that keep evolving, I believe the following eLearning trends will be established or further developed in the near future:
  8. 8. 1.1. | Massive Open Online Courses • Online videos of real-life lectures • Ivy Leaque Universities: Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Berkely • Blended Learning - Flipped Classroom Model
  9. 9. 1.2. | Credits & fees for MOOCs • Presence of Instructor • Use of educational technologies • Official grades/credits • Georgia Tech unveils 1st all-MOOC computer science degree • Business opportunities around MOOC • Corporate MOOCs
  10. 10. 1.3. | Micro-Learning • Mini bytes of learning content • Small chunks of information • Focused lessons • Busy learner’s daily life • Corporate learning • mLearning
  11. 11. 1.4. | The importance and greater recognition of informal learning • Social Media • Plethora of free learning resources • Podcasts, videos, blogs, webinars • Content curation
  12. 12. 1.5. | The role of the instructor will change • Open Educational Resources • Often written by world’s best authorities • This knowledge should be used wisely, creatively and effectively • Support learning in or outside classroom
  13. 13. 1.6. | The concept of research will be upgraded • Active learning • Students’ participation in knowledge building is the new comparative advantage to stand out in the education field • Let your students create knowledge autonomously • Encourage student-generated content •Involve and engage them in active learning
  14. 14. 1.7. | The majority of students will be overseas • No need to study in another country • Distance Learning from Ivy League Universities • Cost savings will be substantial
  15. 15. 1.8. | Growing influence of learning communities • Extenting classroom practice • Curriculum enhancement • Engagement • Support learning • Promote collective creativity and shared leadership • Unite learning groups with shared values, vision, and practice in a global perspective
  16. 16. Section 2 Top 7 Future eLearning technologies of the eLearning Industry
  17. 17. As well put by many field experts, there are four forces that will rock the waters of eLearning in the future: Cloud, Social, Mobile and Information. These forces will drive change and create demand for advanced IT infrastructure that subsequently will profoundly affect the sector’s path, trends, initiatives, plans and programs. Let’s see the most influential eLearning technologies of tomorrow:
  18. 18. 2.1. | mLearning • Not eLearning in a mobile device • Skillful Instructional Design and Development skills • Native app • BYOD trend • Mobility will lead eLearning to a whole new level
  19. 19. 2.2. | Cloud-based learning • Cloud-stored individual eLearning modules or even full eLearning courses • Purchased and downloaded on demand • Cloud-based technology for affortable learning • Tailor-made solutions
  20. 20. 2.3 | Use of game-play mechanics for non-game applications, aka Gamification • Technological innovation • Develops student/learner skills • Crafts behavios and enhances problem solving • Improve learner performance • Upgrade education • Customer engagment • Personal development • Endless possibilities
  21. 21. 2.4. | SaaS authoring tools • Enterprise software hosted in a cloud • Easily downloadable software • Virtual updates • Massive savings in costs and time
  22. 22. 2.5. | Notification systems in LMS • Core of distributed mobile and omnipresent learning support • Draw attention to important learning events • Raise awareness in various learning activities • Give instructions and information to user’s training/learning material
  23. 23. 2.6. | HTML5 •HTML5 and the browser as a mainstream enterprise application development environment (Gartner) • Better performance, multimedia and connectivity • Favorite platform of mobile developers • Better maintainability and quicker updates
  24. 24. 2.7. | Tin Can API, aka xAPI • Collection of data about a wide range of learning experiences a person goes through • Learning Record Store • Overcomes SCORM’s limitations • Revolutionizing the way we learn • More personal and richer learning environments • Individualized learning plans?
  25. 25. Conclusion All these can mean one thing only. The future of eLearning is bright. All we have to do is encourage new eLearning methods to flourish and older eLearning techniques to evolve.
  26. 26. Free eLeanring Resources Top 10 e-Learning Statistics for 2014 You Need To Know Awesome e-Learning Course Guide The Free eBook: How to become an eLearning Professional Over 1000 Free eLearning Resources
  27. 27. Questions and Answers Q:Do you have a question that needs an answer? A: Please leaver a comment atFuture eLearning Trends and Technologies in the Global eLearning Industry and I will reply you as soon as possible!