How 7 Education Technology Platforms Have Changed How We Learn


Education technology has changed what’s possible in learning.

No longer are students confined to desks, textbooks, or even classrooms or schools. Today, a student has at least the potential for access to apps, an incredible catalogue of videos, podcasts, learning simulations, digital communities and so much more, all through a simple internet connection.

The following 7 educational technology platforms are good representatives of some of these changes, and the chart above is a snapshot of how exactly they’ve changed what’s possible in learning, from new sources of data to the potential for a global audience.

1. MOOCs

2. Skillbuilder websites

3. Blackboard Learn

4. Skype in the Classroom

5. Khan Academy

6. YouTube Edu

7. iTunesU

Fast forward: how online videos and digital learning are advancing education

Infographic source