What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

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Learn why your online course failed. The first thing to do is to realize that, as cliché as it sounds, failure is a learning opportunity. The survey said members want to learn the skills taught in the course. Instead, watch member behavior for clues about what they want to learn. You most likely promoted the course in newsletters, but next time, try some of these other methods. Do this on your website, blog, and online learning catalog. You were so proud.

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How to Continue the Conference Learning Experience

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They end up getting overwhelmed with new information and falling victim to the forgetting curve—which means they will forget 70 percent of what they ‘learn’ within 24 hours. To resolve these issues, try a different approach to conferences: make a plan to continue the conference learning experience. Help attendees solidify and strengthen their conference learning while at the same time introducing them to your online learning programs.

Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

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Participating in an online learning challenge is a great way to kick-start a new habit, acquire a new skill, or accomplish a long-desired goal. When you invite members to participate in a learning challenge, and guide and support them throughout the challenge, they’ll become more comfortable with online learning and your learning management system (LMS). Why learning challenges are a fit for association members. Planning your learning challenge.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

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But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. A new report from the Pew Research Center, Digital Readiness Gaps , examines the attitudes and behaviors that make people unwilling and unprepared to pursue online learning. adults are “relatively hesitant” to use digital tools for learning. Beyond reading, they don’t use the internet for learning.

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The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

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The future looks bright for association e-learning. The growing lifelong learning market provides plenty of opportunity. One weakness is holding associations back from reaching their market potential and becoming lifelong learning powerhouses. I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. Start with an association e-learning strategy. Use of mobile learning.

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