Welcome to the eLearning Conference! Join us for some facts and trivia while we wait A gateway to Louisiana public higher education institutions that offer online and hybrid degree programs and courses. Nearly 400 Louisiana Online and Hybrid programs to choose from. Visit www.LouisianaOnline.org for more information!
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True/False: Financial incentives need to be substantial to impact enrollment. False. While it is true that cost is the No. 1 consideration when choosing an institution, almost 90 % of students would be at least somewhat swayed to choose one school over another for as little as a $500 annual scholarship. 3
What is the largest freshwater lake in the world (by surface area)? Lake Superior is the largest lake in the world by surface area at 31,700 sq mi. It is the third largest lake in the world by volume. 4 More than half of online learners choose institutions within ___ miles of their home.
a. 50 b. 100 c. 150 50 miles. This may be because, despite learning online, students are willing to go to campus, with approximately 75% reporting they would visit campus at least once a year. 5 In a standard deck of cards, which king is the
only one that does not have a mustache? a. King b. King c. King d. King of of of of
Hearts Diamonds Spades Clubs The King of Hearts 6 The first YouTube video was uploaded April 23, 2005. Its
called Me at the zoo, and features Jawed Karim, one of the founders, at the San Diego Zoo. 7 The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
8 What is the most appealing marketing message for students seeking online programs? 36% a. Affordable tuition 31% b. Free textbooks 27% c. Job placement rate 21%
d. One year degree Students are most attracted to the Affordable tuition marketing message, with free textbooks a close second. 9 Only about 10% of the worlds currency is physical money. The rest only exists on computers.
10 A conversation between Mother and Son: Hi! Son, what does IDK, LY, & TTYL mean? I Don't Know, Love You, & Talk To You Later. It's ok, don't worry about it. I'll ask your sister, love you too.
11 How many eggs can you put in an empty basket? Only one. After that the basket is not empty. 12 True/False: Online students are older.
False. Since 2013, the average age of online undergrad students has decreased from 35 to 29. (graduate level ages went from 37 to 33) 13 What was the first computer mouse mainly comprised of? a. Plastic b. Metal c. Wood the body was made of wood with metal
wheels to roll back and forth. The cord was interpreted as the tail of a mouse, and the name stuck. 14 While business continues to be the No. 1 program for graduate studies, computer science and IT has recently displaced graduate education in popularity. 2014: Business: 28%
Education & Teaching: 22% Computer Science & IT: 9% 2016: Business: 26% Computer Science & IT: 20% Education & Teaching: 14% 15 28% of higher education students in the United States are currently enrolled in at least
one online course. Only 29.1% of chief academic officers report that faculty accept the value and legitimacy of online education. 16 By 2019, video will be responsible for ___% of the internet traffic in the world. a. 60%
b. 70% c. 80% Video will be responsible for 80% of the internet traffic in the world. 17 There are ___ websites on the world wide web today. a. 100 million
b. 500 million c. 1 billion There are over 1 billion websites on the world wide web as of March of 2016. 18 The term surfing the internet was coined in 1992 by an upstate New York librarian Jean Armour
Polly, aka Net Mom. 19 A gateway to Louisiana public higher education institutions that offer online and hybrid degree programs and courses. Nearly 400 Louisiana Online and Hybrid programs to choose from. Visit www.LouisianaOnline.org for more information!
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21 How many tweets are posted on Twitter every minute? a. 150,000 b. 250,000 c. 350,000 On average, 350,000 tweets are sent every minute, which corresponds to over 500 million tweets every day!
22 By 2020 over 60% of jobs will require post-secondary education, and many workers will keep learning throughout their careers. 23 The types of learning technologies available have ___ in the last five years.
a. Doubled b. Tripled c. Quadrupled d. Stayed the same Types of learning technologies have doubled in recent years. 24 What is the difference between a new penny, and an old quarter?
24 cents 25 In which country was the fortune cookie invented? a. Japan b. China c. United States Despite its popularity in Chinese and
Japanese restaurants, the fortune cookie was invented in the United States. 26 According to the National Center for Education Statistics, more than ___ new providers began offering online education between 2012 and 2016. a. 350
b. 400 c. 450 450 new providers began offering online education. Not only did the number of providers increase, but students also flocked to online education. 27 Which State has the highest percentage of people who walk to work?
a. New York b. California c. Alaska d. Texas With the highest percentage of 8.9%, Alaska has the largest group of walking commuters. High gas prices may influence this choice. 28
In 2016, how many students enrolled in online degree programs? a. 2 million b. 2.5 million c. 3 million d. 3.5 million Eduventures, reports that 3.5 million students enrolled in online degree programs in 2016. 29 What continent is cut into two fairly equal
halves by the Tropic of Capricorn? a. Asia b. North America c. Australia Australia 30 What year was Google Launched? a. 1994
b. 1996 c. 1998 Google was founded in 1996 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California. 31 True/False: You can watch online college lectures while on plane flights.
True! Jet Blue and Virgin America are offering in-flight video college lectures from Coursera and the Great Courses series, allowing continued learning even in the air. 32 What percentage of distance education students served by U.S. colleges and universities are international students who do
not reside in the U.S.? a. 2% b. 12% c. 22% Only 2% of distance education students are located outside of the United States. 33 There are more mobile devices than people on Earth.
34 The most shoplifted food item in the U.S. is candy. In Europe it is cheese. 35 More than 50,000 searches
are done each month for Online Universities. 36 Apple was the first company to launch a _______, long before the Instagram obsession began. a. social photography website b. professional digital camera c. consumer digital camera
Apple was the first company to launch a consumer digital camera. It came out in 1994 and was called QuickTake. 37 A milkman has two empty jugs: a three gallon jug, and a five gallon jug. How can he measure exactly one gallon without wasting any milk? He filled the 3 gallon jug, and then emptied
the contents into the 5 gallon jug. He then filled the three gallon jug again, and continued to fill the five gallon jug until it was full. The milk remaining in the three gallon jug is exactly one gallon. 38 A gateway to Louisiana public higher education institutions that offer online and hybrid degree programs and courses. Nearly 400 Louisiana Online and Hybrid programs to choose from.
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