Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Associations provide niche education – via credentialing and certification – something most grads won’t have entering the market.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Associations provide niche education – via credentialing and certification – something most grads won’t have entering the market.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

When a learner accumulates a sufficient balance of CE credits over a certain span of time, she achieves maintenance of certification. Less abstractly, the CE business of non-profit associations is threatened by for-profit CE providers that undercut the associations’ prices.

Finding Radical Value in Core Competencies

Association Subculture

Reframe Delivery – Massive open online courses or “MOOCs” are effectively disrupting the landscape. Beyond webinars and other virtual mechanisms, the technology supporting MOOCs are leading instructors to radically re-evaluate how content is chunked absent a “time” requirement.

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The Association Business Model: It’s Time For A Massive Overhaul.

Association Success

In addition to membership, we create and try to sell access to products like: newsletters/publications, research, online education, meetings and conventions, certifications, online job banks, and more. We use “membership” as an excuse to sell more stuff at discounted prices to members.

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Smithsonian Dives Deeper Into Online Learning. What Now for Associations?

Associations Now

There’s no pressure, there’s no homework, there’s no exams—unlike a MOOC [Massive Open Online Course] where you have to show up on Tuesdays at 11:00,” said Edward Leon, chief brand officer at The Great Courses. And, unfortunately, that’s a price point most associations will be unable to match.

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