About Mobile Education
Mobile education involves the use of wireless mobile technology, either alone or in combination with other information and communication technology (ICT), to enable learning at any time and from any location. This has resulted in a more student-centric education system, in which the learners have more control over the learning process. The process of education has become more convenient with the use of mobile technologies, as learners can decide the time, place, and method of learning.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the M-education market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 18.10% during the period 2016-2020.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the M-education market in the US for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from product groups such as content, authoring tools, game and simulation tools, and others.Technavio's report, M-education market in the US 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – M-Education Market in the US 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the M-Education Market in the US: Blackboard, D2L, LearnCast, McGraw-Hill Education, and Pearson.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Age of Learning, Aptara, Articulate, BenchPrep, DubLabs, Edmodo, Haiku Learning, IXL Learning, Saba Software, Schoology, and WizIQ.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “A noteworthy trend in the education sector is the rise of cloud-based m-learning. Mobile technology in the education sector has given rise to several issues. Handling the data created in the learning process and its storage is one of them. The storage solution needs to be easy to use and access. Cloud-based m-learning is a solution to many of these issues including storage of educational data. The benefits of cloud solutions are inspiring educational institutions to deploy them. Accessibility is one major advantage of cloud solutions. For instance, cloud storage gives access to stored data through dashboards, which can categorize, store, and retrieve data irrespective of location and time.”
According to the report, a driver of market growth is the increased penetration of mobile devices. Mobile devices are gradually substituting notebooks and desktops as the preferred medium of digitized knowledge delivery in the academic sector as these devices are portable allowing personalized and flexible access to digitized content. One of the reasons for the growing popularity is that they make information accessible anywhere and anytime, making education more flexible. Mobile and web-based applications are used to deliver education through portable devices like smartphones and tablets.
Further, the report states that a major challenge to market growth would be security, privacy, and legal issues.
Blackboard, D2L, LearnCast, McGraw-Hill Education, Pearson, Age of Learning, Aptara, Articulate, BenchPrep, DubLabs, Edmodo, Haiku Learning, IXL Learning, Saba Software, Schoology, WizIQ.