- In 2011, it was estimated that about $35.6 billion was spent on self-paced eLearning across the globe. Today, e-Learning is a $56.2 billion industry, and it's going to double by 2015.
- Corporations now report that
e-Learning is the second most valuable training method that they use.
This is no surprise, given that e-Learning saves businesses at least 50%
when they replace traditional instructor-based training with
e-Learning. Not to mention that e-Learning cuts down instruction time by
up to 60%. Check out this informative article to learn more about the role of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in the world of corporate training:
- Today, it's estimated that about
4.6 college students are taking at least one course online. However, by
2019, roughly half of all college classes will be eLearning-based. This
free report takes an in depth look at the important role that technology now plays in the educational sector.
- e-Learning is also Eco-friendly.
Recent studies conducted by Britain's Open University have found that
e-Learning consumes 90% less energy than traditional courses. The amount
of CO2 emissions (per student) is also reduced by up to 85%.
- Over 41.7% percent of global
Fortune 500 companies now use some form of educational technology to
instruct employees during formal learning hours, and that figure is only
going to steadily increase in future years. For a more in depth
analysis of e-Learning in the enterprise you may find valuable the Kineo
e-Learning in the Enterprise Survey Results 2013 and Infographic.
- The world's most rapidly growing e-Learning markets are Malaysia and Vietnam. In fact, the estimated 5 year annual growth rate for the Asian e-Learning market is 17.3%. That is the highest compound annual growth rate of any global region. Here are a few more key e-Learning stats for other parts of the world:
- Self-paced e-Learning's growth rate in the Middle East is 8.2%, and its revenues are expected to reach $560.7 million by 2016.
- The self-paced e-Learning market growth rate in Western Europe is 5.8%, and it’s estimated that their revenues will be at $8.1 billion by 2015.
- Africa's compound annual growth
rate for self-paced e-Learning is 15.4%, and their revenues are expected
to reach $512.8 million by the year 2016.
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