Friday finds (Go1, Content, eLearning, Enablement, Mobile)
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💎 Go1 acquires book summarization app Blinkist to expand enterprise learning. Blinkist: 25m downloads,1m paying users including 1,500 companies | Go1: 8m users.
🔍 List: 210+ professional learning content providers
💡 “eLearning” is following the Gartner hype cycle: Google Trends, Google Books Ngram Viewer.
🏁 Quote: “You can train animals, but you enable humans”, Roderick Jefferson, Sales Enablement Guru, ex-Adobe, ex-Oracle, ex-Salesforce, ex-Paypal.
🔮 Old stat: “Mobile learners complete courses 45% faster”, 2008, Benefits of Mobile Learning, Lynda.com (PDF). Based on a Merrill Lynch study (PDF) when BlackBerry’s were a thing.
☁️ ClassCentral: The 250 most popular online courses of all time.
🏔️ Nigeria’s (Population: 213m) Ministry of Education has approved the creation of 37 new private universities in addition to the existing 111 ones. In contrast, the US (Population: 334m) has 1687 private colleges and universities.
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