Episode 219

Surprising 2024 Online Learning Trends from the Thinkific Report

In this episode of the Course Wizards Podcast, hosts Christopher Maselli and Amit Arora discuss the 2024 eLearning trends based on the Thinkific Trends Report. Conversations revolve around five key trends in the online education space, which include utilization of AI in content creation, downloadables as a quick path to monetization, the emergence of all platforms as learning platforms, the shift towards private communities vs social media, and the growth of older generation in the creator economy.

00:00 Introduction to the Course Wizards Podcast

00:26 Discussing the Thinkific Trends Report

02:34 The Impact of AI on Online Education

06:38 The Power of Downloadables in Monetization

08:38 The Rise of Learning Platforms

12:10 The Importance of Private Communities

16:11 The Creator Economy: Not Just for the Young

19:00 Conclusion and Recap of the Trends


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About the Podcast

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About your hosts

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Christopher Maselli

Christopher Maselli is a full-time freelance writer, author of 50+ books, and owner of WritingMomentum.com. His training on Writing Momentum has helped authors all over the globe write and get published. On Course Wizards, he loves sharing his knowledge about how to build online courses and build audiences...so you, too, can teach anything you want!
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Amit Arora

Allow me to introduce myself—I'm Amit Arora, a passionate content creator, blogger, YouTuber, podcaster, and AI enthusiast. My love for discussing online courses knows no bounds, and I thrive on sharing my insights and knowledge with my audience across various platforms. With a deep understanding of the online learning landscape, I offer valuable tips, engaging reviews, and thought-provoking discussions. My content aims to empower and inspire individuals on their educational journeys. Join Chris & me as we delve into the fascinating world of online courses, technology, and beyond. Together, let's embark on a journey of growth and discovery!