Seven Facts about the State of Online University Courses in 2019 (Infographic)
Online learning has taken off in the past decade due to the now widespread accessibility of fast speed internet.
While online courses were once clunky, text-based and lacked user-friendly interfaces, they have come a long way in a very short period of time. Now, embedded video, imaging and quiz functionalities are commonplace, while newer affordances like synchronous chat rooms are will be becoming increasingly more common in the next few years.
As internet speeds increase and new software comes onto the market, online learning will continue to change rapidly. Furthermore, the changing broader changes in global economies means mature-age full-time workers are increasingly turning to online courses to upskill and seek career changes.