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What Will The Future of E-Learning Be Like?

Posted on December 25, 2015 by Top Dog Education

What will modern technology and design look like in the near future? E-Learning has shown rapid growth over the past years and will continue to be a growing industry for many years to come. Here are 5 e-learning trends currently emerging:

Mobile Learning

Mobile use has increased immensely over the past decade making it one of the fastest growing phenomenon’s to exist. We anticipate that learning will take place on mobile devices due to it being easily accessible regardless of where you are. Millennials and Post-Millennials are time- and location sensitive and mobile learning caters for those gaps.

Video Learning

Studies have found that video learning is one of the quickest and most effective learning methods and is preferred over alternative learning methods. E-learning portals are increasing their use of videos as educational tools due to it’s popularity and effectiveness. Video learning is both educational and entertaining, making

e-learning quick and easy.

MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

Massive Open Online Courses are designed for an illimitable amount of participants and as well as open access through the web. It is speculated that universities will award degrees with complete content and e-learning study guides on MOOC’s in the near future.

Personalized Learning

Through personalized learning students are placed in control of their own learning, allowing them to request information as they need it. Through this method learners can create their own learning path and they are given the choice as to which medium they prefer to learn from. This e-learning method personalizes’ the students learning experience, making it convenient for time-sensitive learners.

Gamification

Gamification is an incredible way to experience the fun side of learning. This e-learning method consists of exciting technologies and ways to learn through gaming. It’s an incredibly innovative learning technique that will gain immense popularity in the near future keeping learners motivated to learn.

E-learning is the future of education and will continue to be a rapid growing method of education. “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education” – Albert Einstein.