The internet has brought many wonders to our lives. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I don’t get lost much anymore (thanks to my Google Maps app), I never have to look up hot spots for meals ahead of time when I travel (thanks, Yelp), and when I want to know more about something, I can take my phone out and find the information I’m looking for.
The internet has brought great things to education, too. Research is easier, for sure. And online learning is bringing education options in varying ranges of affordability to a much wider audience. The handy infographic below takes a look at how educational power is shifting away from the hands of the institutions and more into the hands of students. Keep reading to learn about some of the milestones of e-learning, the current state of the internet and education, and what changes the internet is making happen.