Conferences and Blended Learning

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One of the most interesting results to come out of the early experimentation with online learning systems was that students performed best when the learning environment consists of both face-to-face and online components (e.g. Intuitively, this is because these different components allow students to approach the learning experience in a manner that is consistent with their own needs and learning styles. Online Communities Online Learning social-media

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. Group Learning. Blended Learning.

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Blended Association

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Are you a blended association? He was struck by the parallel between the concept of blended learning which he is very familiar with , and what was happening with associations, and coined the term blended socialization. Blended learning is when traditional face to face learning is combined with computer based eLearning. We will need some way of measuring success through engagement metrics that recognize many more bi-directional relationships.

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. This opportunity is for association professionals who are responsible for reporting analytics to leadership, Boards of Directors, and other stakeholders, to come together in a free-flowing environment to share their lunchtime and discuss, this month, member engagement scoring. Member Engagement Party. Host: Engage Software.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.1.19

Reid All About it

Billhighway suggests several resources and strategies a national association can provide to help chapters with member recruitment. Your AMS’ member portal is first and foremost a member engagement tool, says MemberSuite, but they suggest several ways you can also use a portal to generate non-dues revenue. An oldie but goodie from Tom Morrison on how his association tracks and scores member engagement. The Recipe for Increasing Learner Engagement.

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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.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

In the United States alone, there are tens of thousands of associations and non-profit organizations working to support, develop, and advocate for their respective members and industries. 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. Association LMS Buying Guide – from Talented Learning.

BIG SOCIALFISH ANNOUNCEMENT

SocialFish

We’ve been talking for a while about wanting to focus our attention in 2012 on the concept of “social learning” – helping associations use their special sauce (their educational programming) to not just educate, but truly engage their members, and we’re very grateful to CommPartners for helping us test those waters.

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.

Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person. Here we share a few often overlooked tips to help you make it easy for your members not just to use, but to love your Association LMS!

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New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

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. Now you might think, of course a learning management system vendor is going to recommend investing in learning technology, but we are not talking about sales! Association Learning Technology: Resources for Planning.