Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

Web Courseworks

In the Learning & Development world there has been a lot of buzz recently around content curation and the skills associated with being a curator. National associations or “communities of practice” have been in the business of content curation for many years: publishing journals, books containing the community’s body of knowledge, and face to face educational sessions. The post Content Curation & Association Education Strategy appeared first on Web Courseworks.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

In fact, the average age of a video gamer is 35 – a key demographic we’d all like to include in our association’s ranks, right? Why are games so popular, and how can we leverage gamification for association learning?

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Measuring Your Association’s eLearning ROI

Association eLearning

There is a lot of talk about the return on investment (ROI) of eLearning within the corporate training and development world, but less emphasis is put on this performance indicator in the association space. For many associations, eLearning has proven to be a great source of non-dues revenue.

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Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

How do you decide what is a fair price for your association’s eLearning? The first consideration you should make when pricing your association’s online learning is how much value it offers your members. Average price for association eLearning.

Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning

Association eLearning

For many associations and nonprofits, a new eLearning initiative requires approval from their board. Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time.

5 Ways to Bring Contextual Learning to Your Association

Association eLearning

Making your association’s learning contextual will not only help your members make sense of information, it will also help them remember it. Let’s take a look at five ways your association can add context to its eLearning. Then it exploded. By itself, this sentence doesn’t say much.

Applying the DIKW Methodology to Education Offerings at Associations

Web Courseworks

Online courses, journal articles, and annual conferences are a large aspect of association and medical societies marketing campaigns. For associations and medical societies, that can mean providing actual practice interventions which are actionable for your member today.

Resources from Texas Distance Learning Association Keynote

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources related to gamification and, more importantly, thinking like a game designer when creating instruction from my fun keynote with everyone form the Texas Distance Learning Association.

Tips for Marketing (Online Courses) To Your Association Members  

Web Courseworks

Associations and nonprofits share a marketing dilemma unlike traditional for-profit businesses. Nonprofits and associations have a limited target audience, which consists of existing members, sponsors and exhibitors. Tips for Marketing to Association Members.

Association LMS Buying Companion

Talented Learning

But for association professionals, August brings another kind of opportunity. Many are designed to help associations educate their members more effectively and to develop an ecommerce training business. Association LMS Buying Companion. For most of us, August means vacation.

6 Steps to Printing Money at Your Association with eLearning

Association eLearning

It’s no secret that associations want higher member retention, increased non-dues revenue, and a unique value-add members can’t get anywhere else. And how can associations generate a new, profitable revenue stream AND create higher member engagement?

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association? The second article points out that association members are much more “tech savvy” than association executives may think.

eLearning Trends of 2016

Association eLearning

However, our research has shown that associations are lukewarm on the idea of gamification. Associations seem to moderately agree with this trend. Here, we find, associations agree with this trend. What trends are important to your association for 2017?

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Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Yet associations and organizations are slow to capitalize on these advertising venues assuming them to be unprofessional and lacking in their target audiences. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social.

Content Marketing for your Association isn’t as Scary as you Think

Web Courseworks

There are a lot of questions to think about when you implement a new marketing tactic, however, the great thing about content marketing (especially for associations) is that it isn’t really new, nor does it require a big change from your current marketing initiatives.

Setting up your Association’s eLearning

Association eLearning

If you’ve been tasked with implementing your association’s eLearning what are you going to do to make sure you don’t end up some place else? Here is my perspective on setting up your association’s eLearning: Assemble Your Assets Team.

How “associate-first” learning drives more sales and satisfaction

Axonify

Because shoppers rank a knowledgeable and helpful store associate as the single most important factor to making the store experience better. A smart store needs smart associates. Eventually, I find an associate but she’s not “from that department”. loseyourmarbles.co.

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. Make sure you’ve submitted an RFP (request for proposal) to a few LMS providers that offer the features your specific association or organization needs.

Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment

WBT Systems

Here we look at Lanke’s issues and explore some potential resolutions for both the association and its members. Associations don’t control the flow of new entrants to the industry.

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? What are the basic elements an LMS for Associations must have to deliver effective, engaging member education and certification programs, while also simplifying the delivery of learning for administrators?

The MMO-LMS: The close association of Games and Learning

G-Cube

In EVE Online — a Massively Multiplayer OnlineGame (MMOG) about an interstellar empire — 500,000 players participate in a stunning variety of in-game activities.

Are You Asking the Right Questions at Your Association?

Association eLearning

Both are well known veterans to the association industry. They have extensive knowledge and experience on what it means to look at big data in order to make association decisions.

ELearning Association Local Chapters

LearnDash

Association for Talent Development (ATD) - Formerly the American Society for Training & Development, ATD is one of the world’s largest associations dedicated to the world of training and elearning.

Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference

WBT Systems

All of these different types of training have varying costs and levels of accessibility for members to attend, yet the most infrequently offered and (usually) most expensive to attend, the association annual conference remains perennially popular among members.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

The Twitter conversations during this session also sparked some interesting thoughts about how associations can inspire their member communities to become passionate about what their association has to offer. Associations would not exist without their members.

Association Education and Certification: Best Benefit Ever

WBT Systems

What benefits truly increase value for association members, increasing engagement and ensuring that they renew their membership? It’s a question that many associations ask when planning benefit programs and communications to members.

Why (and How) to Design Association Education for Young Professionals

WBT Systems

Their numbers alone are enough to compel associations to pay attention to the educational content and delivery methods these generations need and seek. Your association will want to develop relationships with them, prove your relevance, and provide what they need to excel in life. Your members’ companies do too—and your association can help them do that. Encouraging affiliate/associate members to sponsor young professional education.

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

As the Learning and Development, Training, or Education director for your association, you are the curator of the education resources your association provides to members. The post Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education appeared first on WBT Systems.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. Dear Associations, Help! Associations, the letters above represent your prospective members, and what they want is a career. I could have joined an association to get better.

When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online

Association eLearning

She is knowledgeable in associations’ use of continuing education and strategic application of technology implementation. If your association is known for a particular topic, this can be a key area to focus. The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the guardian of the Code of Ethics for Nurses. In the case of ANA, in addition to the code of ethics, the association was known for several other key publications which were core to the nursing profession.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

There is an association for every profession, trade, and interest. In the United States alone, there are tens of thousands of associations and non-profit organizations working to support, develop, and advocate for their respective members and industries.