Social Learning: Integrating Courses with Community

Blue Sky eLearn

It’s easy to talk about the benefits of wrapping social features around more traditional courses and education initiatives but how does it all really work? . Setting up a dynamic , auto-populated community based on users who are engaged in a course is a great way to kick things off.

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Connecting Learning Courses with Job Opportunities

YourMembership Blog

The post Connecting Learning Courses with Job Opportunities appeared first on YourMembership. As an association leader, it’s safe to assume your number one goal (or close to it) is member acquisition and retention. Well, what if I told you we have information and innovation that can help you achieve that goal? Last year, we sought out to determine how important continuing education and career advancement are to driving.

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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? If so, you’ve probably encountered the challenge of how to price those courses. 5 eLearning Pricing Models for Your Courses.

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Announcing New Free 5-Week Course, Rock Your Flock!

AssociationChat

In this powerful course, values expert Brant Menswar shows you how to live a life of purpose, passion, and significance by unleashing your 100 percent, authentically original, black sheep values?five This is going to be a thrilling course and I’ll be taking it along with everyone else!

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Free New Mini-Course: Use Facebook Ads to Increase Your Membership

Wild Apricot

This Mini-Course will show you how to execute a successful Facebook Ad campaign sure to grow your membership. mini-courseYou probably sign into Facebook every day to see what your friends are up to, but are you using it to grow your organization?

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Let's Stay the Course

Eric Lanke

It was a refreshing perspective to hear from my Board leaders, this acknowledgement that the association is doing the right things, and that rather than contemplating another change in direction, they would prefer to stay the course and give us the time we need to reach our destination. + + + This post first appeared on Eric Lanke's blog , an association executive and author. I continue to put the necessary pieces into place for our annual strategic Board retreat.

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Tips for Selling Online Courses to Your Association Members

Fonteva

Included in this genre are e-learning and online courses. Selling online courses to your association members is an effective way to provide engaging and educational experiences and opportunities. You just need to offer courses that appeal to your members and encourage registration.

Microcredentialing: Small courses, big opportunities for professional learners and associations

Association Adviser

Microcredentialing serves the modern association learner with quick courses that allow deep, laser-focused learning through stackable topics. The post Microcredentialing: Small courses, big opportunities for professional learners and associations appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Online Learning Blue Sky eLearn learning management system microcredentialing online learning

Pilot Online Training Course on Rapid Culture Change

Jamie Notter

Culture change can be a marathon, but sometimes you also need to do a few sprints to keep the momentum, and that’s the focus of this course. The next step in the development of the course is to run a PILOT, and we’re opening up the pilot course for enrollments this week.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Help Set a Course for the Future: Take the 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey

Association Adviser

The post Help Set a Course for the Future: Take the 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey appeared first on Association Adviser. Another day, another organization asking you to take a survey.

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Lessons from NIGP: How to Quickly Convert In-Person Courses to Online Courses

WBT Systems

Lessons from NIGP: How to Quickly Convert In-Person Courses to Online Courses. Read more about Lessons from NIGP: How to Quickly Convert In-Person Courses to Online Courses

Pilot Online Training Course on Rapid Culture Change

Jamie Notter

Culture change can be a marathon, but sometimes you also need to do a few sprints to keep the momentum, and that’s the focus of this course. The next step in the development of the course is to run a PILOT, and we’re opening up the pilot course for enrollments this week.

Jones Creek golf course to be auctioned (GA)

All the Blogs

A defunct Columbia County golf course is going on the auction block more than two years after closing while embroiled in lawsuits. The 18-hole course of nearly 7,000 yards is nestled among hundreds of upscale homes whose residents have expressed concern about the course’s future. Read the article…………………………… Amenities/Golf Courses Georgia Condo & HOA News National Condo & HOA News

Did You Know? Despite Living in a Tech Age, Association Members Still Prefer In-Person Courses

Association Adviser

Online courses? Half of respondents told us their members prefer in-person courses: There could be several reasons for choosing an in-person continuing education course over other forms of professional learning. For starters, some credentials and certifications are only offered through in-person courses. In-person courses can also offer more of a comprehensive curriculum than other forms of education.

Leadership Qualities on the Golf Course

Association Leaders

The golf course is one of those places. It never ceases to amaze me where simple but effective lessons in leadership are found. Golf is a game of man against hiimself. How can leadership be present without someone to lead? I contend the qualities the game of golf emphasizes are leadership qualities that can be applied in any setting. Here are my top golf qualities: 1. Honesty. Integrity. Humility. Generosity. Do you have any to add? Uncategorized CM Services leadership trust

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Free New Mini-Course: Convert Event Guests into Paying Members using Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot

Imagine you’ve just held your latest event--a swanky fundraiser that’s attracted thirty new guests. That’s great! What’s next

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A Big Course From a Small Association

Associations Now

For Jan Grimes, it’s meant building a lot of partnerships and putting together a must-attend online course. So last fall she started thinking about a MOOC —short for massive open online course, which is designed to deliver education to students with various interests and learning styles, at a flexible pace. But ultimately the job of coordinating all the course has fallen to Grimes. The post A Big Course From a Small Association appeared first on Associations Now

3 Minute Mini-Course for Association Professionals: Better Member Experiences with Imaginative Empathy

Smooth The Path

Learn about imaginative empathy and test it out in this 3-minute mini-course: Is this embedded video not working for you? The post 3 Minute Mini-Course for Association Professionals: Better Member Experiences with Imaginative Empathy appeared first on Smooth The Path. Member Experience Online Course association innovation change empathy member experiences member service mini-course Home - Featured

UpStream! Series #1 Charting the Course to Satisfaction

Portage Group

Following are some of the trends we are seeing behind the numbers: Members Aren’t Charting the Course Member influence, direction and priorities of their association is a significant source of dissatisfaction for many not-for-profits. Shhh!! Listen closely! Do you hear that? Could that be the sound your members are making with they think about their association? Over the past decade, we have compiled data on member needs and satisfaction hundreds of associations.*

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Mastering the Art of Writing Course & Product Descriptions

WBT Systems

Mastering the Art of Writing Course & Product Descriptions. Read more about Mastering the Art of Writing Course & Product Descriptions

Freelancers Union Changes Healthcare Course

Associations Now

” The post Freelancers Union Changes Healthcare Course appeared first on Associations Now 53M The estimated number of freelancers in the U.S., according to a recent study by Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk, Inc. If it’s accurate, it means one-third of Americans work as independent contractors or temps or in other piecemeal roles.

Marriott Reverses Course on WiFi Blocking

Associations Now

Even though it was switching course, the company still wants the FCC to rule on its petition, Re/Code reports. ” The post Marriott Reverses Course on WiFi Blocking appeared first on Associations Now In response to guests’ demands, the hotel giant says it will no longer block wireless hotspots in its facilities. However, the company still wants the FCC to provide clarity on the issue.

Exploring #Humanize: A Collision Course

Jamie Notter

Exploring #Humanize: A Collision Course. The rest of the book, of course, talks about how we can create more human organizations moving forward. Exploring #Humanize: A Collision Course | Humanize | Scoop.it. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Posted September 27, 2011. in Humanize - 1 comment. Tweet.

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What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

You really thought you had a great idea for an online course. But when the course launched: crickets. After you and your colleagues put so much effort into it, how do you explain to your boss and committee chair why your online course failed? Learn why your online course failed. Is there really a market for this course? Employers told you they need people to develop the skills taught in the course. Develop a webinar based on a portion of the course.

4 Tips for Creating Online Professional Development Courses

Fonteva

The training session may even be covering material you already know or have learned in a previous course, creating an even more monotonous experience. Most of today’s professional development courses take place online, especially in our current circumstances of social distancing.

MOOC as Promotion: Brewers Association Launches Beer Course

Associations Now

In an effort to draw attention to beer’s culinary role, the Brewers Association announced a five-day course on how to best pair the popular beverage with food. The first four days of the course are open to the public. This course empowers students and educators to bring the diverse beverage of craft beer into the kitchen and onto the table.”. a beer expert—helped create the course with Adam Dulye, a culinary consultant with the association.

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New Ideas for Online Learning Programs When You Don’t Have the Resources to Design a Course

WBT Systems

New Ideas for Online Learning Programs When You Don’t Have the Resources to Design a Course. Read more about New Ideas for Online Learning Programs When You Don’t Have the Resources to Design a Course

Does Aversion to Risk Equal Less Success – On the Golf Course it might

Association Leaders

Of course that doesn’t make logical sense when you realize the goal of the golf tournament isn’t to be closest to par, it’s to have fewer strokes than any other player. A colleague shared an interesting article with me the other day. The article ( attached here ) was about a study done at the Wharton Business School on professional golfers. The premise is professional golfers miss putts for birdie more often than the miss the identical putts for par.

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Free Online Course Materials from MIT

Wild Apricot

Did you know that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers free online access to course materials? MIT's OpenCourseWare site is a remarkable resource for self-education — or for developing your own training programs for staff and volunteers, especially in the areas of management and communications.( read more ).

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Free Online Courses vs Association eLearning

.orgCommunity

From : Blog Entry >> Michelle's Blog Entry There are a multitude of blogs and articles outlining the benefits of taking free online courses for professional development to advance your career, but do these courses actually deliver the value and opportunity they profess to provide to adult learners? The following are the top reasons suggested to promote free, public online courses, such [More].

Tips for Marketing (Online Courses) To Your Association Members  

Web Courseworks

Planning and effective execution of marketing concepts for services, such as online courses, requires a different approach to be successful. When marketing online courses or events to members, identify the best platforms for reaching them simply by asking. Ask sponsors, speakers, and exhibitors to promote online courses, tradeshows, and other association opportunities on their social media pages, blogs and websites to spread the word about the opportunity you have for members.

Frozen Food Group Creates Course Materials to Educate Kids About Food Waste

Associations Now

The “ No Taste for Food Waste ” program—which has been introduced to 65,000 educators nationwide—includes lessons for middle-school and high-school students in family and consumer science, environmental science, and health courses. The course materials feature information on food expiration dates and safe thawing, storage, and cooking of frozen and refrigerated foods.

How to Validate an Online Course Idea

WBT Systems

New players in the online learning market are bringing fresh ideas to online course development and marketing. They’re making millions of dollars in revenue, so they’re doing something right, for example, knowing how to validate an online course idea. If your online course doesn’t meet a market need, it won’t succeed. You’re looking for proof of market—evidence that will validate your online course idea. Prepare for the Course Validation Process.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of blogs and articles outlining the benefits of taking free online courses for professional development to advance your career, but do these courses actually deliver the value and opportunity they profess to provide to adult learners? Discovery : Ability to find a course that matches the learner’s interests, and to discover new topics to expand their knowledge and skills in related fields or completely new areas of study.

Is Earning More Non-Dues Revenue an Obstacle Course for Your Association?

Association Adviser

The post Is Earning More Non-Dues Revenue an Obstacle Course for Your Association? Brianna Martin, Naylor Association Solutions. Two out of five respondents (41 percent) to the 2017 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey feel their inability to generate non-dues revenue from communications is a significant challenge.

Amateur Radio Group Builds Awareness, Membership with Licensing Course

Associations Now

The Fort Herkimer Amateur Radio Association is offering a licensing course that it hopes will continue to grow engagement within the association and industry. . To introduce more people to amateur radio, the Fort Herkimer Amateur Radio Association, headquartered in upstate New York, is teaching a 13-week, entry-level licensing course. . “I The post Amateur Radio Group Builds Awareness, Membership with Licensing Course appeared first on Associations Now

Mini-Course for Association Professionals: The Optimization Trap Many Associations Face

Smooth The Path

Learn how to avoid this trap in the newest mini-course for association professionals: If the embedded YouTube video is not working for you go directly to YouTube. The post Mini-Course for Association Professionals: The Optimization Trap Many Associations Face appeared first on Smooth The Path. Association Innovation Association Value Online Course association innovation future focused innovation optimization optimize problem solving solving members' problems

Following Harvey, Meetings Change Course to Give Back

Associations Now

The post Following Harvey, Meetings Change Course to Give Back appeared first on Associations Now Hurricane Harvey severely affected residents and businesses in Houston and other areas of southeast Texas. As meetings return to the region, many are using their time there to give back to the local community. The destruction left behind by Hurricane Harvey has led to an outpouring of support and donations from individuals, organizations, and industries.