EdTech: Big Data, Virtual Reality & Five Online Learning Trends To Look Out For

©Jacob Ammentorp Lund

The days of whiteboards and ink cartridges are over. Developments in educational technology – or edtech – are revolutionizing the business school experience.

Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are in classrooms. Big data-crunching devices give students live feedback on their progress.

And, with flexibility in high demand, more and more learning is being delivered online.

In July 2016, the Online MBA offered by Birmingham Business School became the first 100%-online MBA to be accredited by AMBA. Its Online MSc International Business is set to follow suit.

Today, online learning is increasingly seen as a direct alternative to taking a traditional classroom-based course.

In a survey of over 2,000 professionals, UK research firm Maturity found that 80% of professionals think online learning can help them further their careers.

Here’s 5 online learning trends to look out for:

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