The COVID-19 has resulted that schools shut all across the world. Globally it is estimated that over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom. As a result, it creates the highest ever rise of e-learning, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms.
The first correspondence courses began in the 1800s using parcel post to reach students who couldn’t be on a university campus. In the early 1900s, communication technologies improved, and distance education took to the radio waves. Then we can see experiments with television for educational purposes from the 1930s until the 1950s.
More modern online learning is known in 1982 when the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute in La Jolla, California, opened its School of Management and Strategic Studies. The School employed computer conferencing to deliver a distance education program to business executives.
Online education rise like never before with the Internet. As an example, in 2000, only 8% of students were enrolled in an online course, but by 2008 enrollment had increased to 20%. The expansion of online education has not slowed, as we can see; in 2013, nearly 30% of all postsecondary students were enrolled in some kind of distance education course. These are just college degree higher education statistics that can be precisely tracked…
With this COVID-19 shift away from the classroom in many parts of the globe, we wonder whether the adoption of online learning will continue to persist post-pandemic and how such a shift would impact the worldwide education market.
Our research suggests that the online learning changes coronavirus has caused might be here to stay; sure, not entirely, but online education is staying as equal educational segmented part by all “traditional” educational institutions.
In response to significant demand for online education, I Love The Planet increases efforts to making higher budgets for our Africa focused project: E-LEARNING EDUCATION FUND FOR EVERYONE IN NEED.