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. With an education system that is being disrupted, college students graduating with degrees that fail to provide them practical job skills and more adult and nontraditional learners than ever, associations stand at a crossroads,” Engel and Alcorn wrote. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

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. With an education system that is being disrupted, college students graduating with degrees that fail to provide them practical job skills and more adult and nontraditional learners than ever, associations stand at a crossroads,” Engel and Alcorn wrote. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As Mark Iafrate of Accredible , an evangelist for badges, has suggested, these standards could continue to exist in a layered system that rests atop distributed ledgers. 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. We like that idea, and we agree that you need to provide many different pricing models.

Finding Radical Value in Core Competencies

Association Subculture

If you read the news and study trends, you may already be aware that there is a great deal of change underway in the K-12 and post-secondary system in the United States. 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. However, the coming disruptions in the educational system couldn’t come at a better time for associations.

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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.

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 what to look for in a mobile app to best support your sponsorship sales, which metrics are most important to focus on, and how to think about pricing and packaging of sponsorship opportunities.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

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. Overturn traditional assumptions about price/performance relationships. The post Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs appeared first on WBT Systems. An effective online learning marketing plan has three phases.

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