Moose to MOOCs and 3 other articles for association executives

SCD Group

Coursera, a Silicon Valley-based company, is announcing today that it will partner with university systems in Colorado, Georgia, New York, Tennessee and Texas to develop and evaluate the potential of technology that is fueling dramatic changes in how higher education is designed and delivered.

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Tragic Loss Brings Valuable Lessons for Gay Pilots Association

Associations Now

The National Gay Pilots Association learned this after a plane crash claimed the life of its executive director. Planning for the unexpected departure of an executive director or CEO is not something that many associations do well.

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Reads of the Week: March 8, 2013

Reid All About it

He was heading to TEDActive (the live Palm Springs simulcast) where he anticipated learning about association management from a dolphin researcher. Steal this idea from Association Media & Publishing: sponsored small group dinner discussions.

How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs : Off Stage

Off Stage

I know how much time I’ve spent researching and experimenting-- time I couldn’t have found when I was a full-time association manager. The best part: many of the popular tools are free and readily available for associations to use. Let’s say you are the Bittersweet Association of Realtors. Your landing page might say something like “Welcome to the Twitter site for the Bittersweet Association of Realtors. Financial Management.