Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

According to their research, students and employers agree on the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace: critical thinking, problem solving, oral and written communications, teamwork, ethical conduct, decision-making and the ability to apply knowledge. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Try MOOCs or coding camps. When I graduated college 16 years ago, times were different.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

According to their research, students and employers agree on the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace: critical thinking, problem solving, oral and written communications, teamwork, ethical conduct, decision-making and the ability to apply knowledge. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Try MOOCs or coding camps. When I graduated college 16 years ago, times were different.

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How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

Communication – interpersonal, public speaking, writing and digital/social media. Data analytics – Google’s chief economist said the ability to understand, visualize and communicate data will be “a hugely important skill in the next decades.”. 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

The Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida (the Silicon Valley of simulation), is, a source tells us, leaning toward specifying xAPI (see below) as the standard for LMS-simulator communication. In 2018, we expect to see organizations using both SCORM and xAPI within the same learning activity for different purposes: SCORM for tracking completion on an individual level, and xAPI for deeper analysis and visualization of learning activity in the aggregate.

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth Kanter

The workshop used design-thinking based on Luma methodology to help participants develop a communications strategy for measuring impact. The process took participants through an assessment of the problems facing them, collective brainstorming, and prototyping. We started off with an affinity clustering of the strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improving their organization’s practice of measuring impact and communicating about it.

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