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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. 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

And then comes the price tag. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. 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.

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Can Associations Corner the Education Market?

Associations Now

A look at some of the roles associations can play as the price and demand for traditional higher education continue to climb. With the rising costs of higher education—college tuition costs have increased by more than 500 percent over the last 28 years—and growing skepticism that the price may not be worth it , the idea of a traditional college education is experiencing somewhat of a backlash and is opening a potential opportunity for associations.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

An effective online learning marketing plan has three phases. The three E’s of marketing educational programs will help you succeed with each of these three phases of marketing. Expeditionary Marketing. You don’t often hear about expeditionary marketing but in times of change, this bold approach could take your online educational programs—and non-dues revenue—to new heights. First, escape the tyranny of served markets. Emotional Marketing.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We use our knowledge of practical use cases to put the media and marketing hype in perspective. 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.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

Not many, not at the prices charged by universities today. Here are some of the courses I’d require: Strategic thinking and goal-setting. They need to offer relevant, dynamic curriculums—accreditation requirements hold them back now from responding quickly enough to market (and student) needs. Thanks to MOOCs , many people around the world are patching together a college-level education by taking classes from Brown, Penn, UVA, Harvard and other respected universities.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

Reid All About it

A few years ago I took an excellent online Coursera course, Modern American Poetry. LMS provider WBT Systems writes about instructional design innovations that associations could borrow from “ModPo” and a few other award-winning MOOCs. Host: American Marketing Association. Grow Your Event with Digital Marketing That Works. For most event marketers, email is still the primary go-to tool. David Haas, digital marketing services, FreemanXP.

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

Associations Now

As I was reading The Washington Post online earlier this week, I came across this headline: “ Smithsonian Makes Deal to Offer Online Courses.” Of course, it piqued my interest being that it falls under the umbrella of topics I cover in this blog. Here are some more details about the Smithsonian’s courses: At least 12 multimedia lectures will be developed over the next 10 years, all based on a licensing agreement with education group The Great Courses.

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SCD Group: 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education

SCD Group

College may never be the same By Mary Beth Marklein, USA TODAY Massive Open Online Courses --MOOCs, for short. And MOOCs already have attracted the interest of some employers, paving the way for a potential revenue source. The spark ignited last fall, when more than 160,000 people worldwide signed up to take a free artificial intelligence course taught by Stanford research professor Sebastian Thrun, who is perhaps best known as a leading force behind Googles driverless car.