Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. According to their research, students and employers agree on the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace: critical thinking, problem solving, oral and written communications, teamwork, ethical conduct, decision-making and the ability to apply knowledge. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. According to their research, students and employers agree on the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace: critical thinking, problem solving, oral and written communications, teamwork, ethical conduct, decision-making and the ability to apply knowledge. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Value-based accreditation: Continuing with the CE credit economy, we note that many CE providers are concerned with competition in the market, which we can describe in economic terms as deflation of the price of CE credit. Less abstractly, the CE business of non-profit associations is threatened by for-profit CE providers that undercut the associations’ prices. We like that idea, and we agree that you need to provide many different pricing models. All the MOOCs out there.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

Not many, not at the prices charged by universities today. Communication – interpersonal, public speaking, writing and digital/social media. Data analytics – Google’s chief economist said the ability to understand, visualize and communicate data will be “a hugely important skill in the next decades.”. What if organizations, like associations, help people put together a curriculum from various online sources such as MOOCs and associations?

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. Second, associations may need to consider the pricing structure of their learning opportunities and events. And, unfortunately, that’s a price point most associations will be unable to match.

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