How Application Learning has Changed the Education Ecosystem

October 18, 2023

There is a time when parents and children play hide and seek. No, we are not discussing the game; we are discussing likes and dislikes. Parents hide digital devices, keeping them locked at a height so that little ones can't reach them. 

On the other hand, toddlers thought these devices were just for fun, and they hid themselves from studying because it was boring. But things have changed in this virtual dynasty, and Technology evolves the education system and everything surrounding you. 

Unique tactics, new-generation ideas, and e-learning AI tools convert Laptops and phones into schools, colleges, and educational institutions. Digital devices become classmates, teachers, and a mode for completing your education.

In short, E-learning set the stage for many innovative teaching ideas and told us that studying is also fun.

Let's look at the facts and what they say about e-learning.


Class of Facts

  •   In 2022, Google and Apple App Store have 455,000 educational apps; on the other hand, in 2021, the number of these apps is just 439,000. It's a hike.
  •   Global Education Apps Market Research says that The Education Apps Market is expected to reach US $ 161.48 Bn by 2029, at a CAGR of 23% during the forecast period.
  •   The Asia Pacific region is the highest share in this market in 2022.
  •   This industry has grown by 900% globally till now.
  •   Global markets experiencing 30% annual market growth include Thailand, India, China, and the Philippines.
  •   From 2020 to 2025, this market will experience a 200% increase.
  •   At least 60% of internet users have indulged in online learning. 
  •   80% of companies and 50% of institutional students are on e-learning platforms.
  •   E-learning takes employees and students 40% to 60% less time than conventional learning.
  •   E-learning enhances the learners' retention rate to 25% to 60%, unlike one-on-one tutoring, which has a retention rate of 8% to 10%.


Big Players/Top Performers

  ◾  Age of Learning

  ◾  Duolingo

  ◾  Edmodo

  ◾  Lumosity

  ◾  Rosetta Stone

  ◾  WizIQ

  ◾  Lumos Labs

  ◾  BenchPrep

  ◾  DubLabs

  ◾  IXL Learning

  ◾  Fueled

  ◾  Litmos LMS

  ◾  MentalUP

  ◾  Nearpod, Inc

  ◾  qualia ApS

  ◾  Zoho Corporation Pvt. Ltd.

  ◾  Quizlet Inc.

  ◾  MyScript

  ◾  BYJU'S

  ◾  Blackboard Inc.

In 2022, Duolingo was the most popular learning and education app in the world, with 98 million downloads. 

Toca Life World ranked second, with approximately 72 million downloads. 

OCR-powered Photomath ranked third, with approximately 42 million downloads from global users in the examined year.


Why Applications for E-Learning Prevail?

Knowledge augmentation, tailored learning experiences, improved engagement, access to online study material, ease of communication, fun-loving, and, most significantly, remote access are all advantages of a learning app.

1. New Educational Technologies

Before COVID, Study was a burden or work for scholars that they had to complete at any cost without keeping quality in mind. They want to consummate their schoolwork and leave to play with their amigos. 

But after COVID-19, this learning process makes tutoring fun- valued, and amusing. Now, scholars enjoy their subjects with distinctive, fun exercises that fascinate children in a healthy intellectual process and assist them in experiencing effects from a nonidentical eye view. The gamification of the study makes it more intriguing.

2. Variety of learning

E-learning apps are not limited to studies for K-12 or higher education, and you can learn different languages, software development courses, coding, fashion designing, or any skill development course by paying a reliable and convenient fee. 

Different apps are designed according to the targeted students, as there are apps for children who lie in the 3-6 years age bar, apps for K 12, Apps for higher education and distance learning, and apps for those who want to complete their studies after a long time but doesn't want to go in the classroom.

3. Limitless- No boundaries.

Students who participate in learning can access the materials long after they leave the school grounds. Educators can interact with their students online, offer tests, and provide other resources for them to watch in their spare time, such as educational movies. 

Students are more involved in learning when asked to perform independently and on their own terms.

Creating information for students to access later is also an excellent alternative to wasting time online. 

Using additional resources within the learning boundaries helps students stay focused on their learning goals outside of the classroom and, in many cases, improves their performance when they return to the actual classroom.

4. Eliminate complexity

The E-learning apps simplify teachers' lives, as taking attendance is easy. They need to look at the number of joiners. 

It creates a gateway for problems and their instant solution, as students can push notifications to their teachers about their doubts, with no need to wait for the next class in the coming days.

5. Ontime Dashboards 

The e-learning apps help track the performance of students, learners, and your kid. They also provide personalized syllabi depending on learners' dashboards and lower points and enhance their lower subjects' knowledge with different AI tools. 

6. No distractions

As if your sprat is mastering but not going anywhere, there are classmates with whom they can talk during the study period. Consequently, there's another pupil except him and her, which solves the confusion.

7. Online Study Resources

Students' lives are made more accessible and less stressful due to e-content available online. Learners can now access a wide range of books with a single click—no need to search for books of relevance in the thousands of books in the library. One search and you will get it by the other second.


E-learning Is Older Than Internet

Did you know that the history of E-learning is older than the Internet? Yes, it's true.  Following it are some more shocking facts for you.

  • Slide projectors and television-based classes have been in use since the 1950s.
  • The first instances of online learning can be traced back to 1960, at the University of Illinois, USA, and the Internet wasn't invented back then.
  • Students began learning from computer terminals that were interlinked to form a network
  • The first-ever completely online course was offered in 1984 by the University of Toronto.
  • In 1986, the Electronic University Network was established for being used in DOS and Commodore 64 computers. 
  • In 1989, the University of Phoenix became the first educational institution in the world to launch a wholly online collegiate institution, offering both bachelor's and master's degrees. 
  • The Open University in Britain was one of the first universities in the world to begin online distance learning in the early 1990s.


Application Elearning- Making Education Exciting? 

2020 is the year when the world faced a medical pandemic. But it also offered room for  technical solutions to cope with uncertain and unimaginable problems in the education system. 

In the modern day, we have the luxury of  Technology and advanced AI tools at our disposal. These tools and advanced techniques make education exciting and pleasurable.

Now, you can complete your study through distance learning, kids enjoy their syllabus, and many more skill courses are just one click away.



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