14 Cool ELearning Facts

comp-deskIt seems that every day there is a new list of new elearning facts and stats.

Well, consider this short post just that! Recently I stumbled across some random, cool elearning facts and I thought that I would share them.

If you’re looking to take a quick mental break in your day, then this list should do the trick.

If you don’t have time to read through these, then I can sum it up for you in just one word… well, maybe two words: massive growth!

Even More ELearning Facts

  1. The term ‘elearning’ has only been around since 1999 when it was first used at a CBT seminar.
  2. ELearning is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.
  3. By 2018, the United States will account for 51% of all elearning revenues.
  4. Companies that use elearning to train employees generated about 26% more revenue per employee than those that do not.
  5. By 2018, elearning revenues in Latin America will reach $2.9 billion.
  6. There are more than three million online only students in the U.S.
  7. Roughly 4.6 billion students are taking at least one online course.
  8. Gamification in safety training can lead to roughly 45% reduction in safety incidents.
  9. By 2020, the global elearning marketing is expected to be $37.8 billion.
  10. In the U.S., 77% of corporations are using elearning to enhance employee training programs.
  11. The elearning market has grown by 900% since the year 2000.
  12. 74% of online students use mobile devices to access the course content.
  13. Malaysia and Vietnam are the two elearning markets growing the quickest.
  14. By the year 2019, nearly 50% of all college students will be engaged in elearning.
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Justin Ferriman is the co-founder and CEO of LearnDash, the WordPress LMS trusted by Fortune 500 companies, major universities, training organizations, and entrepreneurs worldwide for creating (and selling) their online courses. Let's Talk! | Twitter

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