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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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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. In eLearning, we are at the very start of the hype curve with distributed ledgers: we can imagine the technology solving one of our recurring problems. 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

Kevin Kelly, from his book, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future ). Not many, not at the prices charged by universities today. Here are some of the courses I’d require: Strategic thinking and goal-setting. 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.

Finding Radical Value in Core Competencies

Association Subculture

Rising college tuition costs, shrinking numbers of seats, and new technology based delivery systems are combining to create a perfect storm in the adult education world. 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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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

Reid All About it

A near-death experience has enabled him “to envision an alternate ending to the AI story —one that makes the most of this amazing technology while empowering humans not just to survive, but to thrive.” 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.

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.