As students and administrators seek anytime, anywhere access to the cloud, higher ed IT teams must face their fears and get to work.
Amid the shifting sands of online education, which trends can we expect to set the tone for e-learning in the year ahead?
Online options are growing, and the classroom format is changing to incorporate the technology. There are a few trends on the cusp of explosive growth in the coming year.
During the opening keynote of EDUCAUSE 2014 in October, Harvard business professor Clayton Christensen said higher education was poised for massive disruption as a result of new offerings in online learning.
At the same event, the two leaders in the learning management system (LMS) industry announced bold moves to the cloud with their products. Instructure is powering a new platform, Canvas Commons, with its cloud-based Canvas LMS. Meanwhile, a cloud-based version of Blackboard's flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn, will soon give schools a new way of sharing their materials, offering a Software-as-a-Service model.
A new infographic from TalentLMS, a cloud-based learning management system, offers its picks for the top 10 E-Learning Trends to Follow in 2015: