What are e-learning apps and software solutions?

Hemendra Singh
Hemendra Singh, Managing Director at The NineHertz
Published on Oct 03, 2018 in Education App Developers Resources
What are e-learning apps and software solutions?

Education has been an important factor in society for centuries. It is very important what you have learned and what degree do you possess. In some backward countries, the percentage of illiteracy was huge. Time being, the scenario changed and now a few percents in the world are illiterate.

What can be the major reason behind this change? People have become more aware of the importance of education and hence are taking some good steps forward. In this revolutionary change, technology has played a huge and vital role.

Technology has helped teachers express their knowledge in an easy way. Statista is a popular market research company.

Statista published a report that states the worldwide spending on mobile education is estimated to reach 37.8 billion US dollars in the year 2020. This amount was 3.4 billion US dollars in the year 2011.

Another report by Statista states that the global e-learning market is forecast to surpass 243 billion US dollars by the year 2022. The same research report stated that 65 percent of faculty supports the use of open educational resources (OERs) in teaching. Estimations are that the Education Apps Market to reach 34.72% CAGR in the year 2019.

e-learning apps and e-learning software are something every educational app development company is focusing on. If you are planning to start developing and selling an e-learning app or software, hire dedicated developers who must possess experience of education app/software development.

Let us see what are e-learning apps and e-learning software:

e-learning apps and software are something that helps students and parents in one or another way. Students can learn on this platform. E-Learning apps are developed for various purposes. Also, parents can have various benefits of these apps as it helps them track the study progress of their children.

Education apps are usually network-based, CD ROM based, intranet-based or internet based. Sometimes it is better to learn through apps rather than a crowded classroom. These apps possess knowledge database. This database has answers for various questions related to the app or software. The can use the search bar to find any topic in the database. These apps have online exam forms, chat rooms, online bulletin boards, e-mail, or real-time messaging support, etc.

1. Suppleness to Students

In many cases, the main barrier to pursuing education is students cannot be at a particular place and time. The e-learning app is all about letting students learn without going anywhere. Just like on-demand apps such as zomato, swiggy, and e-commerce apps like Amazon, Flipkart, etc., these e-learning apps enable users to stay at home and enjoy the service.

Also, the suppleness offers videos, podcasts, multimedia presentations etc. these mobile apps of e-learning integrate with latest technologies like business intelligence, big data, etc. to offer various types of dashboards/reports, more attractive visuals, etc.

2. Learning with Association

In any app, especially e-learning apps, communication and association between user and stakeholders is extremely essential. These apps not only offer good communication between stakeholders and users but also between students, teachers, educational institute staff members, parents.

School going students can ask any query to the app any time and get proper answers. Also, parents can get in touch with the teachers to express any query and discuss the child’s academic performance.

3. Higher Rate of Completion & Retention

Young children find technology very attractive and are pretty tech savvy as well. They go well with the latest trends in technology and enjoy spending time on the internet or smart apps. Also, e-learning through mobile apps and software is concise and small in size, the students find it much easier to study and learn it well on time. Also, since students love spending time on smart apps, they find these e-learning apps enthusiastic and look forward to doing further such courses.

These apps and e-learning software offer short-term objectives, learners can meet them easily with a great lot of understanding. Since the app offers great interest to the learners, the retention rates are higher and the study shows that students using such e-learning apps and software perform well in academics.

4. Support for Multiple Devices and Operating System

Education apps support multiple devices and operating systems. The education material is available on laptops, mobiles, tablets, desktops, etc. The user can easily access education apps and software from any location and any device effortlessly.

Also, students need not carry heavy books to learn any topics as everything is stored in the app itself. Students need to simply open the software or app and read anything they want.

5. Access to Instant Notifications

Students can be kept in touch with the app or software with regular notifications. App sends push notifications about important updates. Educational institutes can send notification or notices about any study event, exam time table, changes in the daily timetable, etc.

Also, some apps send push notification about pending fees. This helps users to not miss important activities. It saves the student’s time and energy.

Conclusion: It is important for e-learning app developers to understand the need for students and parents and develop the app accordingly. To develop excellent e-learning app, hire dedicated developers. Students can learn the same topics in a much interesting way through these apps and enhance performance in the exams.

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About the author
Hemendra SinghManaging Director at The NineHertz

Hemendra Singh is Managing Director and co-founder of The NineHertz, a Mobile App Development Company. Hemendra has a keen interest in the latest trends and technologies that are emerging in different domains. Being an entrepreneur in the field of IT...

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