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. trillion market (the current level of student debt in the U.S.)

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. trillion market (the current level of student debt in the U.S.)

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Moose to MOOCs and 3 other articles for association executives

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Universities bolster MOOCs for online learning By Mary Beth Marklein via USA TODAY. What does this mean to associations? Content Marketing Using Niche Networks By Monica Bussolati via Bussolati.com. Here are a few tips that will help you finalize a solid content marketing plan. Leadership Is A Vital Role For Association Executives via The Forbes Group Do you see yourself as a manager? Conflict increases within the association.

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Can Associations Corner the Education Market?

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A look at some of the roles associations can play as the price and demand for traditional higher education continue to climb. Can associations ever take the place of colleges? This was a question posed recently by Jeff Cobb , managing director and cofounder of Tagoras. There is a lot of hand wringing and gnashing of teeth these days about the future of associations,” Cobb wrote. About whether associations are even ‘relevant’ any more.

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.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

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In the association community, it feels like we’re always playing catch up to the world around us. If you need a little inspiration—the kind that makes you feel blessed “to have been alive and well back then”—then read The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , a white paper from Elizabeth Engel, CAE and Shelly Alcorn, CAE. But how many associations are only paying lip service to that part of their mission? It’s not just about associations.

Association Leadership: Lessons from Twinkie, Kodacrome & Blackberry

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Lots of people are speculating the cause of the Twinkie failure: high labor costs, incompetent management, failure to keep up with trends (toward healthier snacks). Look at the global cell phone business: According to Fast Company, “Just five years ago, three companies controlled 64% of the smartphone market: Nokia, Research in Motion (Blackberry) and Motorola. Do we think associations are immune to these cataclysmic changes? Associations. Well, it’s happened again!

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

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The future looks bright for association e-learning. The growing lifelong learning market provides plenty of opportunity. However, one missing element is clouding the picture for associations. One weakness is holding associations back from reaching their market potential and becoming lifelong learning powerhouses. I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras.

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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. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Familiarity with education technology : How familiar people are with online learning, MOOCs, digital badges, Khan Academy, and other online educational resources.

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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.