According to Wikipedia E-learning (or eLearning) is the use of electronic educational technology in learning and/or teaching. Sometimes referred to as online learning, distance education, internet-based training (IBT), flexible learning, web-based training (WBT) and digital education.
These terms refer to the use of modern tools, such as computers, digital technology, electronic media, networked digital devices and associated software and courseware with learning scenarios and interactive exercises that facilitate an online education.
Use these E-Learning Fun Facts to test your family and friends:
DID YOU KNOW? On Wikipedia the syntax “E-learning” is used 97 times, whereas “eLearning” only 10.
DID YOU KNOW? Scientists at the University of Illinois created the first virtual classroom in the 1960s.
DID YOU KNOW? There are two meanings of “e” on the word “E-Learning”.
DID YOU KNOW? Online Learning is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.
DID YOU KNOW? Nearly 90% of students think tablets help students study more efficiently.
DID YOU KNOW? Online Learning is proven to increase knowledge retention by 25% to 60%.
DID YOU KNOW? There are more than three million online only students in the U.S.
DID YOU KNOW? By 2020, the global Online Learning marketing is expected to be $37.8 billion.
DID YOU KNOW? In the U.S., 77% of American Corps train their employees using Online Learning.
DID YOU KNOW? The Online Learning population has grown by 900% since the year 2000.
DID YOU KNOW? 3 out of 4 students say they would not be able to study without using technology.
DID YOU KNOW? 74% of online students access their course content using a mobile device.
DID YOU KNOW? Online Learning is considered one of the most ECO-FRIENDLY learning solutions.
DID YOU KNOW? Online Learning helps to reduce carbon footprints of students.
DID YOU KNOW? Online Learners produce 85% less CO2 emissions per student than c-learners.
DID YOU KNOW? Nearly 3/4 of students who own tablets prefer them to traditional textbooks.
DID YOU KNOW? Almost 1/2 of all tablet using college students predict they’ll replace textbooks.
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