Why You Should Consider Blended Learning

Blue Sky eLearn

Blended learning (hybrid, mixed-mode or technology-mediated instruction) is simply combining traditional face-to-face instruction with online learning. Virtual events cannot, and should not replace face-to-face events, but at the same time, in-person learning should be enhanced by bringing in adaptive and personalized technology. This blended learning approach tends to work best by enhancing participant engagement, thus providing a richer learning experience.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Blended Learning programs are the ideal way to deliver leadership development programs as they are more effective at creating behavioral change and deep learning. When your organization is concerned with “Building Strong Girls” as is Gamma Phi Beta, the first women’s organization to be called a ‘sorority’, a blended learning approach supports the development of both leadership skills and organizational growth.

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Six Issues Associations Are Having Difficulty Responding To

Velvet Chainsaw

Members don’t understand learning. Our association members don’t understand learning. Our Board of Directors speak about learning and education in of terms and attendance at workshops, number of butts in seats, compliance, certification and standards. What if they understood how people learn even half as well as many educators, cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists? You association customers are the sleeping giants when it comes to learning.

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3 Types of Online Learning Experiences Association Members Love (And How to Provide Them)

Higher Logic

Online learning and distance education is on the rise, providing easy-to-access and challenging development opportunities for users. Because with online learning, associations can provide training to a larger number of members in more flexible formats, something that is helping online education become a popular member benefit. Individual Learning. Individual learning experiences are self-study courses. How to Provide an Individual Learning Experience Online.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

Because association education programs are based on industry standards, the learning outcomes are consistent and it is easy for employers to recognize the validity of skills and competencies achieved. The authors of the whitepaper cite Georgetown University noting “Industry-based certifications address several problems that postsecondary credentials currently face: relevance, accountability, consistency, and portability.” Check out this case study to learn more.

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

Dramatic changes have occurred in how learning is recognized, accredited and validated. Digital Badges are a part of these changes and are set to make a big impact on education and certification programs in 2017. A flexible, structured Digital Badge Strategy applied to your planned and existing online learning programs will help to validate your badging initiative – ensuring that you meet your learning and organisational goals. Tech & Learning, 34(8), 24-30.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs. Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.1.19

Reid All About it

Raising the Bar: Using Certifications and Credentialing to Extend Your Reach. Offering a certification program through your LMS can formalize the relationship with the learner and create loyalty to your organization. Hear about the latest best practices for setting up a certification and approaches for integrating these programs into your LMS. Discover the recipe to build engagement before, during, and after learning programs. Host: eLearning Learning.

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Get Ready for Online Learning with LMS Selection Criteria

Delcor

Online learning programs expand your market for education since many members (and others in your audience) can’t always afford to attend or take time away from work to travel to conferences and other educational events. Learning strategy. Certificates. Certifications.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.4.20

Reid All About it

If you’re interested in how much emphasis other organizations will put on areas ranging from blended learning to microlearning to combating downward price pressure, this is data you will find valuable. Event and learning data. The 2021 Learning Business Landscape.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

Reid All About it

I continue to learn new things about the “bones” of an AMS, a technology I thought I knew enough about but apparently didn’t. Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Learning Solutions CEO, Dan Streeter.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.11.20

Reid All About it

Learn how to measure your current ROI in actual dollar numbers, use the numbers for influencing the membership decision, grow your ROI, and prove beyond a doubt that membership in your organization is a good business decision. How the Software Revolution is Eating Professional Learning.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.15.21

Reid All About it

Association learning landscape. Leading Learning (aka Tagoras) released some results from data they collected from associations in late November and early December 2020. Plus, you get Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele’s insight on learning impact, blended learning and microlearning.

12 critical considerations for purchasing the right LMS

Association Success

It has created a seismic shift in how we work, play, and learn. As companies scramble to find resources to meet their needs, a Learning Management System (LMS) is a foundational tool used for learning content, employee training, and selling digital products.

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eLearning Pricing Models: 5 Ways to Price Your Courses

Web Courseworks Associations

Are you creating new eLearning courses to provide value to members and bring in revenue for your association’s learning business? At Web Courseworks , we provide professional services to help associations like yours position your learning business for success.

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6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems

Higher Logic

Their professional development and competency-based learning offers are second to none. And with modern technology, including learning management systems (LMS), associations have the power to pick up where colleges leave off. To make sure that your association has the best learning management system to educate members and provide valuable skills development, you need to avoid purchasing an LMS that’s DOA. Not everyone learns the same way. Learning Paths.

5 Essential CME LMS Features for Your Healthcare Association

Web Courseworks Associations

This task is made even harder if your CME learning management system ( CME LMS ), the platform that delivers eLearning to your association’s members, fails to support you in the effort. 5 Features to Seek in Your Next Learning Management System.

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Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

Educators should develop a better understanding of what students need to be learning, and then connect those learning outcomes to employment, they said. Students drive their own pace of completion through a program’s curricular courses or modules by demonstrating competencies through learning exercises, activities and engaging experiences. Because the learning can occur in varied settings and forms, individuals are not restricted by course schedules and access to programs.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

Educators should develop a better understanding of what students need to be learning, and then connect those learning outcomes to employment, they said. Students drive their own pace of completion through a program’s curricular courses or modules by demonstrating competencies through learning exercises, activities and engaging experiences. Because the learning can occur in varied settings and forms, individuals are not restricted by course schedules and access to programs.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

Many of these associations offer some form of professional development, continuing education, or training to both members and non-members, and increasingly this includes an online learning element. What type of education will you offer – conferences and seminars, blended learning, webinars, online courses, offline materials, or a mixture of all of these? Association LMS Buying Guide – from Talented Learning. Leadership through Blended Learning.

Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

.orgCommunity

Their new membership model includes unlimited access to certifications, online education, newsletters, industry analyses, and communities—the “ pay-to-play ‘extras’ in most association business models.”. Although certifications are part of HFMA’s all-access membership, your association could choose to provide free education, but charge for credentialing applications, exams, and renewals, and/or digital badges. Are they using your online learning platform?

Pricing Your eLearning Materials: Subscription versus One-Time-Fee Models

Web Courseworks

When marketing eLearning materials at an association for continuing education purposes, you’re handed a unique benefit: a membership list and potentially a required certification for members to maintain. This might also lead to repackaging webinars into ten-minute micro-learning segments. Scenario-based learning exercises that require the learner make a choice based on a real world situation.

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Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? They stay on top of online learning trends and are familiar with learning systems and other association technology. You’ll choose technology that helps you deliver the best learning experience possible to members and customers, and the maximum revenue to your bottom line.

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Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. Who needs to be involved in the Learning Management System implementation project? For example, the LMS is a repository for learner data including training history and certifications.

The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning

WBT Systems

One great way to do this is to look to your online education and certification programs – with your Association Learning Management System, generating non-dues revenue is easy! Your LMS should allow you to open your online catalog offerings to members and non-members, and because you are online, learners are no longer restricted by geography, as they would be with classroom-based learning. Enable Ease of Access for a Positive Learning Experience.

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2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

WBT Systems

The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie. The enterprise LMS solution provides standardized training and automation of learning administration, which facilitates the country-specific business models of Miele & Cie. A Global Solution – Integrated Enterprise Learning Management System . WBT provides TopClass, the flexible learning platform.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

With just a couple of weeks to the end of the year and a huge variety of association learning solutions being showcased this week at ASAE Technology Conference 2016 , it’s a good time to look back at the association learning trends that were predicted for 2016 and see which of these are still relevant. Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Social Learning and Digital Badges.

10 Unconventional Ways to Get More Value from Your Association’s LMS

WBT Systems

If your association’s learning management system (LMS) is only used by staff in the education department, you’re not taking full advantage of its potential. An LMS can do so much more than help you manage online courses, certification and accreditation programs, digital badges, and webinars. As an added benefit, when members use your LMS for these purposes, they’re more likely to explore your other online learning programs. #1 Take a blended learning approach.

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