Infographics, Required, Technology - Written by on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 3:54 - 1 Comment

Infographic: How the Internet is Changing Education

Infographic via onlineeducation.net

An infographic from OnlineEducation.net shows how the Internet is changing education. The Atlantic’s technology section has a post analyzing the graphic, and highlighting some of its most interesting facts. The graphic covers a lot of information, but here are just a few:

  • “Online education is a $34 billion industry.”
  • “The for-profit University of Phoenix is now the largest university in the United States, enrolling more than 500,000 students. That’s about 13 times larger than the University of Arizona.”
  • “Use of online education has been growing at an astronomical rate, and it isn’t stopping. Seventy-five percent of public higher learning institutions have online learning in their long-term plans. By 2019, it is estimated that 50 percent of all classes taught will be delivered online, and many of these will be available for free.”

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View the entire story, as well as the infographic, here.



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Jul 4, 2011 5:30

You’ve got great insights about online education, keep up the good work!

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