The Online Classroom: 17 eLearning Statistics You Should Know

With the many technological advancements this era, coupled with the ongoing health crisis that is affecting the world, online learning is now more relevant than ever.

It wasn’t just working professionals who made a transition from office-based to remote jobs—students had to adjust from in-person learning to virtual classrooms, too. It just so happens that an event like this pushed eLearning into the spotlight more so than before.

Online learning has been around for a while, and its inception has been advantageous to everyone. Now, high-quality learning materials are accessible to students across the globe. You can also get quality education without having to spend so much in housing, transportation, and visa or travel fees if you want to attend a school that’s halfway across the globe.

In fact, many students are all for this change, with 70% of students reporting that online learning is just as effective or perhaps even better than traditional education. Furthermore, 81% of college students say that their grades improved after integrating digital learning tools in their study programs.

Plus, this is something that the younger generation can quickly adapt to, considering they were born in the era of gadgets and video software.

More and more universities and learning institutions are getting accredited to provide bachelor’s and master’s degrees to qualified students online, most notably in the US and Europe. At the rate things are going, it seems like virtual schools will be the norm in the years to come and will eventually be more available in more regions.

Besides the convenience and increased satisfaction in students worldwide, there are many benefits to learning online. To further understand the impact of this growing movement in the education sector, here are classroom eLearning statistics that are good to know—whether you’re a student, teacher, or learning institution.

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