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The eBook Market is characterized by its differences, new global report shows

eLearningworld News The annual Global Ebook Report from the Vienna-based company, Ruediger Wischenbart Content and Consulting, shows fundamental differences on the global ebook market, e.g. when it comes to business models, developments and consumer preferences. For the European eBook Market a new in-depth analysis method is used as the current trends are analyzed by data from book distributors in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Slovenia. The main outcome of the research… Continue reading

Latest News: The performance of MOOC according to a MIT and Harvard report

eLearningworld News from USA MIT and Harvard has researched the performance of their Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) from 2012 to 2014. Data from totally 68 courses, 1.7 million participants, 10 million participant-hours, and 1.1 billion logged events are the source of the report. Some of the key findings were that in general at the start of the course approximately 57% was aiming to get a certificate, while 24% reached the goal. The respondents in… Continue reading

Latest News: UNESCO report reveals the poorest countries needs fivefold more donations for educational spending

eLearningworld News from the World Unesco’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows an annual financing gap of US$22 billion over 2015-2030 for reaching universal pre-primary, primary and lower secondary education of good quality in low and lower middle income countries. For example low income countries will need to increase the amount of spending per primary school student from US$65 to US$199 by 2030. Even with the best possible growth projections the goals will not… Continue reading