Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

According to the most recent IRS reports, nearly 64,000 professional and trade associations are based in the U.S. Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs.

CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

CourseArc

Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA), a nationally recognized leader in Customized Employment training and technical assistance, announces the upcoming release of its newly revised Certified Business and Technical Assistance Consultant (CBTAC) course. About Griffin-Hammis Associates.

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership. But how do associations accomplish this?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs. Authoring tools have the potential to help transform learning programs and.

Tips for Preserving Your eLearning Programs

Blue Sky eLearn

To preserve the online education programs and processes I worked so hard to put in place! So, for the sake of your educational programs and all your hard work, start building your binder*! A general timeline or calendar of your program year.

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.

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.

3 Tech-Powered Tips to Improve Your Association’s Events

Web Courseworks

When it comes to your association, successfully managing your event programming can be a major challenge. Luckily, with the right tools, your association can make major improvements to your event management strategy. Leverage data insights to improve your program.

Association Learning Technology

Web Courseworks

The new brand came to a head for Web Courseworks as we prepared for the roll-out of the new version of our LMS, CourseStage, and progression as industry leaders in the learning technologies and association managed services markets. Association Learning Technology

State of the Front-Line Manager

The Associated for Talent. program, then chances are you will have. their leadership programs provided. development program, it may well be. v “Bersin & Associates Report.” State of the.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

It’s a new year and a new opportunity to explore other means of non-dues revenue for your association. For years, associations have relied on annual sponsorships, conference and meeting fees and internet advertising to generate cash and offset higher operating costs.

Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

There’s a huge skills gap problem facing our nation today, but this crisis represents an opportunity for associations to reinvent themselves and compete with traditional suppliers of higher education. How do these problems represent an opportunity for associations?

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?

Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments

Association eLearning

Most associations have provided some degree of member education as part of their mission. And for associations, educational offerings can be a valuable source of non-dues revenue. To grow this opportunity, associations can learn from corporate training departments.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

term more often than not describes the development of a full program. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? are the associated symptoms? XYZ Fire Association is a network of. The association’s mission is to provide. design a training program focused.

3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

Blue Sky eLearn

When it comes to recruitment for your association, you have to walk a thin line. Instead of creating a plan just to promote your program, focus on promoting the value of your program whenever prospective members naturally encounter it.

When and How to Select an LMS for Your Association

Web Courseworks

Successful education programs within an association entail harmonizing a diverse array of software systems. Associations must be familiar with the tools at their disposal. A Learning Management System (LMS) can be a crucial asset for managing education programs.

Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

Joining a trade association or professional society is one avenue for helping realize those opportunities. I didn’t know anything about associations, let alone that many of them offer certifications in areas I’m interested in. Is your association part of the 52%?

The Association’s Pursuit for Relevance: What Role Do Certifications, Certificates and Micro-Credentials Play?

Blue Sky eLearn

As has been discussed at length, for a number of years – the viability of associations is under attack and the relevance of many associations is in question. I am reminded of libraries, which in many ways, are quite similar to associations.

Where Does Your Association Fit in a Changing Postsecondary World?

Blue Sky eLearn

In 1996, 75% of businesses offered tuition reimbursement programs to their employees. Instead, certifications, badges, CEU’s, and other non-traditional education programs will be just as valuable for getting a job, all of which are significantly cheaper and quicker to obtain. .

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

But what does that mean and how can your association do it? Let’s say an association wants to provide eLearning to help its members learn how to use a new piece of equipment. The association could create an eLearning simulation to let them practice.

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.

New Association LMS Selection White Paper Available

Association eLearning

As a follow up to our recent webinar with association eLearning experts, Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb with Tagoras , we’ve published a new white paper for associations beginning or in the midst of selecting a new learning management system (LMS) for their online membership education programs.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today. Six Issues Associations Are Having Difficulty Responding To.

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Two: Design the Program

Your Training Edge

A coaching or mentoring program is an important way for an organization to take an interest in its associates, train them, and let them know that there is someone out there to help them. You may be surprised – some of these steps are exactly like designing a training program.

Expert Roundup: Top Tips on Associations, eLearning, and Technology

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the past year, we had the pleasure of interviewing a variety of experts in the association, eLearning, and technology industries. Even though associations may not be required to follow ADA guidelines for their eLearning programs, accessible design will improve their educational material.

Tips on Attracting Millennials to Your Professional Association

Blue Sky eLearn

Millennials are the most abundant generation in today’s workforce yet represent the smallest percentage in most professional associations. Loyalty Programs : 86% of millennials join loyalty programs. This is why loyalty programs are so popular among my generation.

Certification vs. Certificate Programs: Which Is Right for Your Association?

WBT Systems

Certification vs. Certificate Programs: Which Is Right for Your Association? Read more about Certification vs. Certificate Programs: Which Is Right for Your Association

Expert Roundup: Top Tips on Associations, eLearning, and Technology

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the past year, we had the pleasure of interviewing a variety of experts in the association, eLearning, and technology industries. Even though associations may not be required to follow ADA guidelines for their eLearning programs, accessible design will improve their educational material.

Taxonomy 101 from an Association Learning Technology Perspective

Web Courseworks

When approaching association learning technology from the perspective of supporting sensible information taxonomy for end users and administrators, there are a multitude of factors to consider. An association administrator may not want to share everything with learners.

Association Managers – Guard Against Member “Brexit”

Abila

As an association manager (and like Prime Minister May) , you represent a group of people organized for a joint purpose. Offering a comprehensive continuing education program to deliver impactful, interactive content to your members is one of the best ways to engage with them. Here are three action items for your association to provide value and mitigate a Member “Brexit.” Many new members join associations for n etworking and professional development.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

“ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, a recently published whitepaper, outlines the potential for Associations to lead a much needed change in the current education industry. But they ask – are associations ready to lead this change?

Association LMS – Yes or No?

Web Courseworks

Association LMS – Yes or No?: You Might Not Need an LMS I receive calls from associations who insist they need an LMS when they already have the software systems to deliver their informal professional development programs. eLearning aLearning association elearning formal learning informal learning Jon Aleckson LMS Web CourseworksThe Truth Is….

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.

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.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Way back in 1953, when the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) first reported industry financial benchmarks, membership dues represented a whopping 96% of the typical organization’s revenues. These findings support what smart associations already recognize.