Beginners Guide for E Learning App Development


If you examine the education system of students who were born in the 20th century you will get to learn the hardships they faced while adhering to the conventional educational practices. Our education systems that have been following the same teaching pattern for as long as one can remember focuses more on cramming stuff rather than believing incoherent learning. But those times have invariably changed. As an on-demand app development company, here we will talk about eLearning app development.

Through many types of research, it is evident that humans learn things best when they are:

Actively involved

Interact socially and

Have meaningful experiences.

The current world scenario has forced students, parents, and teachers to rely on educational applications to ensure that their children’s education stays uninterrupted.

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Statistic Analysis About the Future of eLearning Apps

The market for educational apps between the years 2020-2024 is predicted to grow by USD $46 billion.
Educational apps have made their way to becoming the 3rd most popular app. category.
Not only students but about 65% of tutors also support the idea of using educational apps.
The worldwide market for E-Learning which was 165.36 billion U.S. dollars can rise up to a whopping 243 billion U.S. dollars by 2022.
The above-mentioned figures will account for 92% of the e-learning market by 2022.
Successful E-Learning apps like ‘Duolingo’ have reached about 30 million active monthly users, ballooning Duolingo’s valuation to a massive $700 million mark in 2017.
In the year 2018, about 34 percent of students in the US from public institutions enrolled for at least one distance learning course.

Diving deep into the subject we learn that with a bunch of other subtypes there are four basic types of educational apps


Apps for Teaching Classes

Apps for Schools and Colleges and

Apps for Institute Management

Apps for Questions and Answers


Let’s understand this bifurcation in brief.


Apps for Teaching Classes:

The educational app for teachers can be split into three main categories:



Apps that use games to teach:

These applications are designed to teach the student with an intriguing learning experience tutored through games. ‘Monster Math’ is a great example of the same.

Apps that track a student’s progress:

All parents like to track their children’s progress in academics. Apps. like ‘Additio’ and ‘Seesaw’ serve this purpose well. This app. helps keep track of the student’s grades, attendance, and notes while also informing the same to their respective parents.

Apps that store learning material

These apps. is most convenient for teachers and students as they provide the perfect platform to share learning materials. Apps. like ‘Schoology’ and ‘Google Classroom’ fall under this category.


Apps for Schools and Colleges:

Education apps for students surely demonstrate a fun learning process, focusing more on how these teachings can be applied to our day-to-day life. The student-centric educational apps can also be divided into three subcategories.

Apps for learning a language:

People all over the world like learning new languages both for academic as well as professional purposes. This process has become way easier since apps like ‘Duolingo’ and ‘Memrise made their way to the market. Both apps offer different but convenient methods of learning new languages.

Apps for Kids:

Kids have grown inclined to use smartphones and tablets in order to play games. Teaching them various fun concepts for learning English, shapes, numbers, and colors is a good way to channel their energies.

Apps for Online Courses:

These apps have caught the attention of a large group of individuals. These apps give an opportunity to people to learn new skills that they can use to enhance their hobbies or to cater to their working needs. Apps like ‘Coursera’ and ‘Udemy’ fall under this class.

Apps for Exam Preparations:

As competitive exams require study of a combination of subjects and the market for them is huge, a variety of apps. Serving the same purpose has been designed by companies. Apps like ‘TCY’ and ‘Maximum’ provide ample content for students to learn and explore.

Apps for Institute Management:

These apps are used by reputed educational Institutes, Colleges, and Schools who prefer to share their learnings, policies, and other information directly with the students. An application allows a student and institute to easily access services and teachings related to that particular organization or a particular course.

Apps for Question and Answers:

Apart from the conventional E-Learning apps, there are these unconventional learning apps that rely solely on the conventional asking Question and finding Answers protocol. Apps like Quora, Socratic, and Zip work by promoting knowledge in this manner. They too have their dedicated customer base where you can find a variety of suggestions, advice, or answers to any of your questions by just asking them.

Things to know while going for Education or eLearning App Development


Product Roadmap

Knowing the types of E-learning apps that can actually be created is not enough, we must also learn the product roadmap that we can follow in order to build the application that we need. Education app developers at Technource use the Agile-Scrum Framework while creating applications.

An agile framework is a guide that would define your group’s daily tasks and activities. While Scrum methodology is an addition to these definitions that include specific instructions relating to certain software development practices.

Developing an application can be a cumbersome task. The Agile-Scrum Framework decreases the complexity of app development by making the process transparent for people to inspect and adapt, examining the current development state they’re in. Also, the frequent inspections can help diagnose problems earlier rather than learning about them at a later stage.

Key Features to consider while going for Education or eLearning App Development


  1. Easy sign up/sign
  2. View, choose and pay for a subscription plan
  3. Student can view and select, subject and tutor
  4. Testing knowledge through quizzes and exams
  1. Registration account
  2. Access to teachers to manage their account
  3. Feature to receive notification, ratings, and reviews
  4. Document sharing
  5. Audio, Video, and chat service
  6. Edit and review presented questions, quizzes, or tests
  1. Social sign-in/signup
  2. Performance tracking
  3. Subscription management
  4. Attendance tracking
  5. Alert and chat options with teachers
  1. Admin can manage users, badges, session, subjects, and credits
  2. Admin can view/delete earnings
  3. Can access student information
  4. Admin can manage the subscription packages
  5. Admin can manage various filters and content of the entire app


Why Choose Technource for eLearning App Development/Educational App Development?

The most prominent question that ponders one’s mind after reading all the above information is how to create an E-Learning app? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Technource has gained significant experience in building its expertise in providing Education Portals with top-notch E-Learning Software Solutions. We give you the option to exercise a wide variety of technology stacks. eLearning App Development can be done with Kotlin (For Android) and Swift (For iOS) or using Flutter if one wants to go with a cross-platform app. Our Educational App. Developers also master the art of creating cross-platform or hybrid apps using technologies such as Flutter, Ionic, PhoneGap, and React Native. Apps built using these technologies are cost-efficient and robust that require less development time.

We need to build an app that has the above-mentioned features while being cost-effective at the same time.

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Cost to Develop eLearning app or Education App

The app development cost differs from region to region. As per the current scenario, the app development cost per hour is $150-$250 in the US, is $80-$180 in Eastern Europe as compared to $25-$50 in India. In India, the apps could cost up to $8000-$25000 if all charges such as Front-end and Back-end development, UX/ UI Design, technical documentation, and Testing are calculated. This cost is in reference to an app designed for a single platform with limited features. The cost may go up accordingly after their development on multiple platforms or with an increase in its complexity.

Whether you own a school or are a part of a research institute, we can design educational applications or websites that cater to all your needs. We provide promising results over short time spans due to our agile development process. We entertain all business ideas and help them achieve their dreams by backing them fully from the technological end.

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Mr. Sanjay Singh Rajpurohit, An early-aged entrepreneur who always leads his team from the front and achieved success. As the founder & CEO of Technource, a top mobile app & Web development company, he made a global presence in a short time by offering custom software development, premium mobile apps, and website development services to global clients. In his free time, he loves writing. He is featured on Hackernoon, Dzone, Enlear Academy, Articlesfactory, and much more websites.

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