Elevate Your Conference Education

Velvet Chainsaw

There’s never been a better time than right now to reimagine your education programming for your first in-person conference in some time, for many—in over two years. Conference education sessions have long been considered the main course of the event, yet typically they reek of status quo.

How education protects organizations from fiascos.

YourMembership Blog

eLearning Industry News + Trends Social Media and Business Trends Thought Leaders crisis management education education programs online education professional education professional training program social media united airlinesUnited Airlines farce could’ve been alleviated or stopped with some proper employee training. United Airlines recently landed itself into an escalating PR nightmare, and it hasn’t yet left people’s minds or tweets. How could it?

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How to Take Advantage of the Continuing Education Slow Season

YourMembership Blog

Here are some ways to make the most out of your slow season: Segment your learners: According to Community Brands 2019 Digital Evolution Study 76 percent of members are interested in receiving personalized continuing education recommendations related to their interest or needs.

Continuing Education: Not Just for Meetings and Conferences Anymore

YourMembership Blog

According to the Community Brands Member Engagement and Loyalty Study, meetings and conferences, which traditionally have emphasized training and continuing education, are one area where association professionals (Pros) are very focused.

10 Common AMS Implementation Myths Debunked

Voicing the need for a new AMS may not win you any popularity contests. But if your business objectives aren’t being met, it’s time to broach the subject. Turn skeptics around with 10 hard-to-argue responses designed to showcase the value of a new system.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

If you need a little inspiration—the kind that makes you feel blessed “to have been alive and well back then”—then read The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , a white paper from Elizabeth Engel, CAE and Shelly Alcorn, CAE. Our thesis is that the association community has a vital role to fill in addressing the needs of both workers and employers in the coming decades, in helping to bridge the gap from education to employment.”. The sad state of higher education.

Party of One? How to Manage Your Association’s Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Raise your hand if “providing education and learning opportunities” is part of your association’s mission statement and/or core values. With such a focus on education, isn’t it surprising when an association’s membership and events teams often have whole teams of staff, while an education department might have only a couple employees…or even only ONE? How to Manage Your Association’s Education appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

Start Your Culture Education

PROPEL

There is one thing I talk about in almost every one of my keynotes on culture: I’ve always been frustrated by the way “culture” is characterized as something hard to define or understand, that it’s too squishy or too complex.

How to Design an Educational Event That Encourages Actual Learning

Aaron Wolowiec

Hosting an education-based conference or meeting can be tricky. Attendees come with multiple learning styles, diverse educational goals, and wildly different attention spans. But it’s possible to host an educational event that satisfies everyone’s checklists

Education to Employment #AMA

Spark Consulting

Shelly Alcorn and I will be hosting an Ask Me Anything (aka “AMA”) on our recent whitepaper, The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , on the association Slack channel. The US higher education system and, with it, traditional pathways into employment for young people are being disrupted by a host of factors. What are you doing Wednesday, February 1 at 12:30 pm ET?

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Party of One? How to Manage Your Association’s Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Raise your hand if “providing education and learning opportunities” is part of your association’s mission statement and/or core values. With such a focus on education, isn’t it surprising when an association’s membership and events teams often have whole teams of staff, while an education department might have only a couple employees…or even only ONE? How to Manage Your Association’s Education appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

‘Using the force’ from a professional education perspective.

YourMembership Blog

eLearning Industry News + Trends Thought Leaders e-learning elearning learning learning management software learning management system online education online learning professional development professional educationWhat we can learn from the 40-year anniversary of “Star Wars.”

5 concepts for associations we’ve learned in professional education.

YourMembership Blog

In professional education, like in any field, there’s a preponderance of misconceptions which affect our daily practices and implementations. Here are five key concepts to consider when developing education programs […]. That’s after 15 years of success and even the mistakes which made them possible. And the risky part is when they start cementing into practices.

Education Strategy: Moving Forward with Intention

Aaron Wolowiec

As we approach the close of 2021, this is an ideal time to focus our intentionality on how we approach our slate of educational programming and how we want to move forward into 2022.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

Heroes Shaping the Future of Education Technology

.orgSource

While the pandemic was making kids cranky and parents crazy, members of the California IT in Education Association (CITE), were on the frontlines restoring order. The post Heroes Shaping the Future of Education Technology appeared first on.orgSource.

Deliver Superior Conference Education Value

Velvet Chainsaw

Here’s what hasn’t changed: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience. For example, at PCMA’s most-recent Education Conference, a hackathon explored how the events community can combat homelessness. Challenge your education team and/or program committee to make wisdom the goal when developing tracks or breakout sessions. What kind of challenges can you give your education leaders to make wisdom the goal of your session outcomes?

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education

YourMembership Blog

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education. Your audience may seem homogenous, but in reality, there are demographics and educational “buyer” profiles within your audience. Your educational program should recognize and prioritize these profiles and target them with relevant and timely content in order to thrive. You can find more traits of successful programs here in our Health Check for Professional education.

Education: The Key to Member Growth and Loyalty

Wild Apricot

If your association targets recent graduates, young professionals, and those looking to gain more employable credentials (or would like to), you may be familiar with the current educational landscape. White-Paper Education Shelly-Alcorn Elizabeth-Weaver-Engel

How to Attract New Members: 8 Steps to Take Right Now

Figuring out how to attract new members to your association amid a changing landscape can be challenging. Learn new membership recruitment strategies that help showcase that joining your association is a no-brainer.

Going virtual: Modified education offerings for community association professionals

Ungrated

For more than 40 years, CAI has been the trusted education provider for community association professionals. In short order, the CAI education team learned how to host a virtual classroom via countless hosting platforms.

Skyrocket your association’s revenue through your member education program in 2020

YourMembership Blog

Here are three ways to boost your revenue through your continuing education program in the new year. Your members look to you for learning opportunities including everything from continuing education to certification. According to the 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report, 85 percent of members look to associations for professional development opportunities.

One-Size-Does-Not-Fit-All In Education

Multiview

With the belief that all children have the right to equal access to education no matter their race, ethnic background, religion, sex, or socioeconomic status, the public school system was established.

MCI Education @ ASAE Toronto

GlowGlobally

Build Medical Education in China: Strategy and ROI. Medical education and international exchanges is a long-standing collaboration between the US and Chinese associations. Martin, CEO, SCCM will be interviewed to help us better understand the realities of structured medical education in China, the stakeholder landscape, building recognition and buy-in, and updates and implementation of NGO law.

Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

YourMembership Blog

Today, I’ll share the eight remaining elements to ensure your association has sweet success with its continuing education (CE) programs. The post Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success. In last week’s post, I had the opportunity to dig into the first five ingredients of a winning learning management system (LMS) recipe. CE Management: Providing learners with an easy way to report and claim credits is paramount.

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Learning opportunities: Why pursuing education is crucial for community association leaders

Ungrated

Pursuing education contributes to job performance and career longevity for managers and provides board members with the necessary expertise to lead their communities effectively. You also should think outside of formal education. Community Associations Education

Part 1: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

YourMembership Blog

The continuing education (CE) market is sweet. The post Part 1: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success. By some estimates, CE represents $47 billion of total formal training spending in the United States alone. So, it’s no surprise the CE market is attracting a broad spectrum of providers. Associations, for-profit commercial training companies, academic institutions and subject matter experts everywhere are competing for a slice of.

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Your 2020 guide to setting pricing for your association’s educational content

YourMembership Blog

Continuing education is a valuable member benefit and a great source of non-dues revenue for your association. The post Your 2020 guide to setting pricing for your association’s educational content appeared first on YourMembership. Pricing your association’s learning courses can be tricky, but important, business. With the new year quickly approaching, here’s a look at some strategic pricing practices you should be thinking about.

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10 Rules for Generating Value and Growth for Your Education Programs

WBT Systems

The only way forward for association education programs is to improve them and grow them. This is not a time to stand in place. There is no good reason to stand in place. Every membership survey report says

Virtual learning: Planning, innovation lead to new education opportunities

Ungrated

With most courses switching to an online format, we quickly realized that our industry was willing and able to meet the changing educational landscape. To assemble an education course of this magnitude involved hours of planning and preparation from CAI staff and volunteers,” says David M.

4 steps to find great speakers for your association’s continuing education program

YourMembership Blog

A strong continuing education program requires quality content and a great overall learning experience. Here’s how to line up speakers that will deliver high-quality content and a great experience for your association’s learners.

Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting

Velvet Chainsaw

Most meeting organizers invest a significant amount of time creating the educational programming for their annual conference. As part of continuous improvement efforts for an education program, organizations are looking for ways to improve quality filters and overall fairness to all who participate in the submission process. The post Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

Education Is Not Enough

Eric Lanke

I just finished reading the latest white paper from Elizabeth Weaver Engel of Spark Consulting, this one written with Shelly Alcorn of Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, entitled "The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm." Dealing with the fundamental thesis of the white paper--that there is a crisis brewing in the global education-to-employment system, and that associations are uniquely positioned to provide useful solutions--is a massive undertaking.

ASID Accomplishes Education Mission Through Elevate LMS

CommPartners

Blog Customer Stories Education"The custom design services really sold us, in that their team worked with us to build a site to our specifications.".

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Education in Healthcare: the Next Fundraising Goldmine

GlowGlobally

For instance, can we give industry partners a choice to support education opportunities over exhibiting? Channel Mgmt: Partners - Sponsors - Sales Education MARCOM Market & Bus Planning Meetings Product Mgmt education europe exhibits industry partners medical meetings sales sponsorship

Continuing Education Offerings: 5 Engagement Strategies

Higher Logic

What I didn't realize then was that education never really ends. Continuing education is key to professional development, and some professions even mandate it, like the healthcare and teaching industries. That’s why this audience requires a unique approach to continuing education. In order to help organizations make the most of their continuing education technologies, we’ve collected our favorite strategies. Automate your marketing tactics for continuing education.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

education) wasn’t nearly as strong. As some of you may know, I work at a university (in addition to my Event Garde role), so I live and breathe higher education. The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. One example: competency-based education.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

education) wasn’t nearly as strong. As some of you may know, I work at a university (in addition to my Event Garde role), so I live and breathe higher education. The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. One example: competency-based education.

Research Is Education

Eric Lanke

My posts from a few weeks back ( here and here ) on the role of associations in the work of educating next generation professionals for the industries or professions that they represent have been getting some attention. One is the idea summarized in this post's title: Research is Education. As a result, most of my member companies are used to providing their own professional education in our technology.