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Surprising Facts About Online Education

Depues cant ONLINE EDUCATION A look at surprising facts about online education TYPES OF ONLINE EDUCATION 100% ONLINE (80+% of Content Delivered Online) 80% A course where most or all of the content is delivered online. They typically have no face-to-face meetings. (2) WEB FACILITATED (30 to 79% of Content Delivered Online) A course that uses web-based technology to facilitate what is essentially a face-to-face course. They may use a course management system (CMS) or web pages to post the syllabus and assignments. 2) 30% BLENDED/HYBRID (1 to 29% of Content Delivered Online) Course that blends online and face-to-face delivery. Substantial proportion of the content is delivered online. They typically uses online discussions, and typically have a reduced number of face-to-face meetings. (2) 0% TRADITIONAL Course with no online technology used. Content is delivered in writing or orally. SIZE OF ONLINE EDUCATION Online enrollments continue to grow with the most recent data demonstrating no signs of slowing. (2) 4.6 M Over 4.6 million students were taking at least one online course ONLINE STUDENTS during the fall 2008 term.(2) The 17% growth rate for online enrollments far exceeds the 1.2% growth of the overall higher education student population.(2) 1111 More than one in four higher education students now take at least one course online. (2) More than 50,000 searches are Search 96% of traditional universities offer at least one online-only class. done each month for the keyword "Online Universities" and related keywords in each month. 4) IMPACT OF THE RECESSION Academic leaders at all types of institutions report increased demand for face-to-face and online courses. In all cases the demand for online offerings is greater than that for the corresponding face-to-face offerings. (2) 54% of institutions report that the economic downturn has increased The economic impact on institutional budgets has been mixed; 50% have seen demand for existing face-to-face courses. (2) their budgets decrease as a result, but 25% have experienced an increase. (2) The economic impact has been greatest on demand for online courses: 66% of institutions are reporting increased demand for new 73% of institutions are seeing increased demand for existing online courses and courses and programs. (2) programs. (2) Impact Of The Economic Downturn On The Demand For Courses And Programs - Fall 2009 Existing face-to-face courses and programs New face-to-face courses or programs Existing online courses and programs w New online courses or programs 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% I Decreased INo change I Increased PROJECTED CORPORATE E-LEARNING GROWWTH Students aren't the only one's getting in on online education. The growth of corporate e-learning is also increasing at a very fast pace. It is projected that corporate e-learning spending will reach more than 50 Billion this year. (3) 60 50 30 in 20 10 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 ONLINE VS. OFFLINE EDUCATION QUALITY Faculty At My School Accept The Value and Legitimacy of Online Education - Fall 2009 60% S0% 40% 30% According to a 2009 meta study from the 20% Department of Education, students taking all or 10% some of their courses Public Private not-for-profit Private for-profit online tend to perform better than their Agree Neutral Disagree traditional peers Online Education Is Critical To The Long Term Strategy Of My Institution Fall '02 - Fall '09 70N 60% SO% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Fall '02 Fall "03 Fall '04 Fall '05 Fall '06 Fall '07 Fall '09 Agree Neutral Disagree Level Of Study Of Online Students - Fall 2008 Retaining Students Is A Greater Problem For Online Courses Than It Is For Face-To-Face Courses - Fall 2009 70% Undergraduate Graduate 60% 50% Other 40% 30% 20% 10% Public Private not-for-profit Private for-profit Agree Neutral Disagree OTHER FACTS As long as their schools are properly accredited and chose to participate, students are able to pay for their online degrees using the same government sources as traditional students. Many students are taking advantage of this and enrolling in growing online institutions across the country. [3) Big 10 Online Universities Enrollment Info Ashford University 1 45,000 Legend Enrollment Grand Canyon University University of Phoenix f 490,000 I 25,000 Capella University i 34,000 American Intercontinental University t 27,009 Liberty University t 6,000 Nova Southeastern University 1 29,000 Walden University t 34,000 Kaplan University 1 66,000 Strayer University 1 54,000 LINKS & RESOURCES 1.hetp:// 2.ep:// S.hep://

Surprising Facts About Online Education

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Online education is quickly becoming a prominent and important piece of the education pie in the United States. The explosive growth of this segment of education, even during a recession, is nothing ...


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