A Big Course From a Small Association

Associations Now

One executive at a state association has taken the lead on educating healthcare workers on a pressing national issue via a MOOC. 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. Grimes says a MOOC can help spread the word about important issues in the field, and bring the messages of multiple organizations under one umbrella.

Association Disruption: What’s your Educational Moonshot?

.orgCommunity

Thinking small isn’t going to turn your association into a market leader and innovator, but an educational moonshot will. If necessary, learners could supplement your programs with college courses offered by MOOCs. Focus on value, not revenue potential. Join us at.OrgCommunity’s Solutions Day 2019 , where you can meet the disruptors, innovators, and cultural shape-shifters who are fearlessly reinventing the association world.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.7.16

Reid All About it

This list is part of their Data Science Career Guide , a six-part series recommending the best online courses and MOOCs for people entering the data science industry. What online courses (including your own) and MOOCs would you recommend to people entering (or thinking about entering) your industry or profession? Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) and employment taxes are fertile ground for collecting additional tax revenue.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Innovation Trigger. The concept of distributed ledgers has usefulness outside of its thriving use in financial transactions and currency speculation, and it is actively triggering innovation in healthcare IT. From a five-mile-high perspective, however, lower prices for education shouldn’t bother us (if you’re currently looking at shrinking CE revenues in your annual report, just try to bear with me for a second). All the MOOCs out there.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

Reid All About it

LMS provider WBT Systems writes about instructional design innovations that associations could borrow from “ModPo” and a few other award-winning MOOCs. Learn the key rules that should guide your mobile solution search; how to find solutions that are as flexible as you need them to be; how to identify mobile solutions that allow you to maximize revenue, engagement, or any other goal; and the common mistakes event managers make when searching for mobile solutions.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

When it comes to more sophisticated and innovative forms of technology-driven learning, associations still have a ways to go. Less than 10 percent of respondents indicated that have experimented with trendy new options like massive open online courses (MOOCs), digital badges, flipped classrooms, or gamification. percent) of associations that use technology for learning have increased their organization’s net revenue from educational offering.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

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. Besides other associations, you now have online professional platforms like LinkedIn (now owned by Microsoft) and Udacity to worry about, plus all the MOOCs like Coursera and EdX. Colleges and universities have also identified the lifelong learning market as a promising source of new revenue.

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Napster, New Yorker, Freeloaders & 4 Other Articles for Association Executives

SCD Group

By Clay Shirky Using what MP3 and Napster did to the music industry as an example, Shirky talks about the upcoming evolution/revolution within education in the form of MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). And then there’s advertising and sponsorships, which can generate revenue if the association’s audience is large enough or highly desirable. Member-driven innovations, tools or content made available for free on the Internet? Napster, Udacity, and the Academy.

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Association Disruption: What’s your Educational Moonshot?

.orgCommunity

Thinking small isn’t going to turn your association into a market leader and innovator, but an educational moonshot will. If necessary, learners could supplement your programs with college courses offered by MOOCs. Focus on value, not revenue potential. Join us at.OrgCommunity’s Solutions Day 2019 , where you can meet the disruptors, innovators, and cultural shape-shifters who are fearlessly reinventing the association world.