Global Distance Learning Market Overview
Distance learning is changing both the size and character of the education industry. Successful publishing companies will figure out how to use their current assets digitally, develop new products for this market, and look for new potential customer sets. This report defines and sizes the global market for distance learning at the K-12, postsecondary, and professional development levels. It lays the foundation for future Outsell reports which will delve deeper into particular geographies (e.g., China), types of content (e.g., English language learning), and industry segments (e.g., learning management systems). This report provides:
- 2008 estimated revenue for the global distance-learning market, both overall and segmented by geographic region and student type;
- Outsell’s predictions of market trends and drivers for 2009-2010;
- A look at the competitive landscape, including a list of four competitive differentiators and descriptions of companies that exemplify these differentiators;
- Essential actions for education companies entering or furthering their stake in the distance learning market.