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China online learning: market analysis and forecasts 2012-2017

China online learning: market analysis and forecasts 2012-2017
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In 2011, the market scale of China online education and training was CNY60 billion. Forecast for 2012 is that it will grow CHY12.3, reaching CNY72.3 billion

In 1999 China introduced Modern Distance Education Project. Toady, after more than ten years of development, China online education and training market has development widely becoming a profitable business.
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Language learning technologies

learning-technologies

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For much of the period, students have been relying upon the language learning courses proffered in their institutions.  These students claim that learning from a foreign language dictionary is pale, as compared to the interaction derived with a language tutor.

However, this college-derived language learning is expensive.  Students affected by this setback are interestingly seen as a lucrative market for firms, like the Rosetta Stone, Berlitz, TellMeMore, Livemocha, and Babbel.
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4 facts on online colleges: The process of enrolling

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Selecting online courses or college is getting more popular in our days. The procedure of enrolling at one of these courses is simple and straight forward.

Students are requested to apply to one of the college’s degree programs, after researching the best accredited institution. Once accepted into an online program, students are asked to sign up for appropriate courses. Upon this, follows the registration process at the chosen course. When the students are accepted into the program, the real work begins.
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Why would you choose online course for a teenager?

teenager-studying

Online studies are getting more interesting for younger population.

There are several things you should consider when deciding why to recommend online course to a teenager.

1. Accessibility: The young generations just love to be around the latest technologies. They have their little and big chats, games and different staff they exchange among themselves: music files, movies, some interesting funny (or not so funny) stories and photos…the list goes endlessly. While they are already familiar with the manner of using the technology itself, why don’t you make them try some of the online courses that will increase their knowledge on the current subject they have at school.

These are some of the links where you can find convenient colleges for your teenagers:
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Online students’ habits

As you already know, one of the most valued aspects of online learning is that you can do it at home, in your local coffee shop, library and just about anywhere you want. Working students, parents, schoolars and active-duty military worldwide, can benefit from this particular characteristics of the online learning. Having this in mind Allied schools” has surveyed around 70 of their students, asking them questions about their study habits. It is not a big sample to generalize, but the results are pretty much interesting and go for the general online students.
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How do MOOCs work?

How do MOOCs work?

The main characteristics of the MOOC can be categorized in the following manner: – informal setting learning via Internet for free or low fees – all materials presented can be shared by everyone, whenever needed – variety of assignments to be chosen from all professional disciplines – no enrollment needed, self-discipline is a key to successful learning – no language barriers considering the online translation tools – development of digital skills and networking. MOOCs are present at edX, the nonprofit start-up from Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that recorded 370,000 students its first official courses this fall.

Coursera has reached more than 1.7 million and is less than 2 years in use MOOCs have been online for a few years as collaborative technical learning events, but this is the year when everyone wants in. Top universities are partnering with Coursera at a furious pace. It now offers courses from 33 of the biggest names in post-secondary education, including Princeton, Brown, Columbia and Duke. Google unleashed a MOOC-building online tool, and Stanford unveiled Class2Go with two courses.

Traditional online courses can charge tuition, carry credit and limit enrollment to a few dozen to ensure interaction with instructors, whereas MOOCs  are generally free, credit-less, solid and massive. Anyone with an Internet connection can enroll and the faculty can’t possibly respond to students’ individually. Classmates may count on one another in study groups organized in their towns, in online forums or for grading work.
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Stronger memory, better learning results

Whenever you want to begin studying or learn something new, it is good to know that there is a way to improve the way of understanding and memorizing the things that you are about to learn. Here are some useful tips for teacher and educators in general, when transferring the knowledge to their pupils or students, […]

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E-learning companies to check out

E-learning companies to check out

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Kineo is the global workplace learning company, helping the business improve their performance through learning and technology. They design learning solutions that deliver measurable results, from custom e-learning to accredited programs to hosted learning management platforms.

AS a part of City & Guilds Group, Kineo supports businesses with all aspects of skills development and training, drawing the extensive resources of the wider Group, which includes the Institute of Leadership and Management. City & Guilds offers more than 500 qualifications across 28 industries and works with over 10,000 centres and training providers in 80 countries around the world, with over two million learners that work towards a City & Guilds qualification every year.
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Dos and dont’s for online learners

  Online Learning is becoming more valuable and more convenient way to achieve your educational goals. Regardless of the fact whether it comes in the form of an online video, online course, online degree or online vocational training, it is becoming more explored by the educators and the students. Before you plunge into online learning […]

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Is online education right for you?

Is online education right for you?

Most probably the greatest benefit of online education is the incredible convenience that it offers: you can do your schoolwork and studying based on your schedule, no more 8:00 a.m. classes, no more 4-hour lectures.

This has huge implications for students who have jobs, a family to take care of, or both. So, instead of trying to juggle your classes around a 9-to-5 job or your son’s soccer practice, distance learning gives you the flexibility to take your classes when you can fit them in.

Earning a degree through online education brings many advantages, but still you may not suit for this type of education mode. If you want to check if the e-learning is not right for you or not, go through the following points below:
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