eLearning Trends

Find here the latest news and trends in eLearning. Read articles about the future of the learning industry with forecasts, written from our e-learning experts

February 23, 2015

The Rise Of Personalized Learning

In the last couple of years a new trend named "Big Data" has become very popular. A large number of start-ups specialize in collection and analysis of huge amounts of data. Large corporations are also not far behind, currently working to establish new departments and teams in order to develop products of this kind. It’s important to understand that the intention is not just to collect large amounts of data, but also to handle it effectively.
by Michael Treser
December 24, 2014

The Future Of Google Glass In eLearning

As eLearning professionals, it's essential to keep up-to-date with the latest tools and wearable technologies, even if those may not be specifically intended for the world of eLearning. In this article, I'll delve into the many uses of Google Glass in eLearning.
by Christopher Pappas
July 22, 2014

The Rise of Competency-Based Education

Higher education is currently experiencing what is arguably the most extreme period of change of its entire history. Although over the past centuries, higher education has progressively become available to larger numbers of people, what goes on in the classroom has largely remained the same. Professors stand in front of classrooms and give lectures, sometimes to hundreds or even thousands of students, who are expected to absorb it all and then apply their knowledge to writing papers and taking tests.
by Sameer Bhatia
July 11, 2014

eLearning Future: What Will eLearning Look Like in 2075?

What will a classroom look like in fifty years? Hundreds of years ago, no one could have possibly imagined some of the exciting, effective learning technologies we have today. In just the last few decades, there have been dramatic technological advances that are changing the nature of the classroom, how students learn, and how teachers teach. Resources are more readily accessible and content is more engaging than ever before. In this blog post, I outline four of the most popular elearning trends of 2014 (including MOOCs, mlearning, virtual reality technology, and gamification) that could lay a foundation for the future state of schools, as well as speculate what classrooms, learning platforms, and teacher roles might be like in the future.
by Dana Rosen