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Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. Try MOOCs or coding camps. When I graduated college 16 years ago, times were different. I had a job before graduation and I never questioned the value of my degree. While I had an internship, the focus then on skills (vs. education) wasn’t nearly as strong.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. Try MOOCs or coding camps. When I graduated college 16 years ago, times were different. I had a job before graduation and I never questioned the value of my degree. While I had an internship, the focus then on skills (vs. education) wasn’t nearly as strong.

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How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

Right now, today, in 2016 is the best time to start up. Kevin Kelly, from his book, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future ). Not many, not at the prices charged by universities today. Thanks to MOOCs , many people around the world are patching together a college-level education by taking classes from Brown, Penn, UVA, Harvard and other respected universities.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. In eLearning, we are at the very start of the hype curve with distributed ledgers: we can imagine the technology solving one of our recurring problems. Less abstractly, the CE business of non-profit associations is threatened by for-profit CE providers that undercut the associations’ prices.