Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Provide quality certification programs. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Provide quality certification programs. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

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Association Disruption: What’s your Educational Moonshot?

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How grand is your association’s vision for your educational programs? Thinking small isn’t going to turn your association into a market leader and innovator, but an educational moonshot will. At the 2019 digitalNow conference , Dr. Radhika Dirks, CEO and co-founder of XLabs , talked to an audience of association executives about her work with moonshots. Can you think of a wicked problem in society that your association could solve? Association moonshots.

Mastering Your Craft

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She gets assigned to a senior professional in a field that's of interest to her - medicine, law, carpentry, association management, whatever - and starts learning her trade on the job and while drawing a paycheck. Enter MOOCs ( massive open online courses ). Right now, MOOCs are great - take classes from an Ivy for free! - and problematic - sure, but the best you can do is a completion certificate.

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Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

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But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. Familiarity with education technology : How familiar people are with online learning, MOOCs, digital badges, Khan Academy, and other online educational resources. Recruit technology tutors to provide one-on-one tutorials to fellow members at association events.

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Association Disruption: What’s your Educational Moonshot?

.orgCommunity

How grand is your association’s vision for your educational programs? Thinking small isn’t going to turn your association into a market leader and innovator, but an educational moonshot will. At the 2019 digitalNow conference , Dr. Radhika Dirks, CEO and co-founder of XLabs , talked to an audience of association executives about her work with moonshots. Can you think of a wicked problem in society that your association could solve? Association moonshots.