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. JAKE SAYS: Over the past few decades, community associations (homeowners associations and cooperatives) have experienced explosive growth.

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. Research.

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend?

The 2018 Gamification At Work Survey

TalentLMS

In 2014, we ran a gamification survey among our users to get a picture of the use of gamification in eLearning. We surveyed about 100 professionals who create, design and manage employee training. But that survey only gave us the perspective of online course creators.

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. According to a 2015 Pew Research study , 74% of U.S.

Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model

Web Courseworks

The book was the result of my seven years of doctorate research at the University of Wisconsin into best practices for developing online interactive learning objects (ILOs). A micro-collaboration survey was administered to team members periodically during the project and summarized.

Don’t Downplay Survey Data

Performitiv

Often times when we speak to L&D professionals they refer to survey data (evaluation responses predominantly) as self-reported and not valid nor reliable for them to use to tell their story of value or show evidence of impact. Don’t they do surveys to gather feedback from customers?

E-Learning 2.0 Research

Experiencing eLearning

research report. The report is available to any paid members of the guild, or to free (Associate) members who have taken the report. survey. These are my liveblogged notes from the eLearning Guild’s webinar on their e-Learning 2.0

Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design

Association eLearning

She is excited by the ways that social media has allowed associations to better connect with — and understand — their members. The same survey found that nearly 70 percent sleep with their mobile device next to their bed. What does this all mean for associations?

Survey: 1 in 2 managers will leave their company in the next year. What would make them stay?

TalentLMS

Read some of those 3 million blog posts, news articles and surveys, and you’ll notice a pattern. TalentLMS’s survey on why managers leave their jobs. And because we had to ask… The post Survey: 1 in 2 managers will leave their company in the next year.

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.

5 Point Guide to Publishing a Research Paper in a STEM Journal

Kitaboo

In the wake of such developments, many publishing houses have revised the rules that need to be followed by aspirants wanting to publish their research papers. With the focal point being the logic behind research and its successful outcome, the foundation for the writing stage is laid.

5 Reasons Why Associations and Training Companies Should Use an eLearning Platform

eThink Education

Associations and other companies that provide some form of education or training can benefit from implementing an eLearning platform to support initiatives like professional education, certification and membership success. Webinar on eLearning for Associations.

Learning Analytics is #1 in 2020 Global Sentiment Survey

Performitiv

The L&D Global Sentiment Survey is a multi-country survey conducted by Don Taylor, asking the question “What will be hot in workplace learning in 2020?” In the past several years, not much has changed, as surveys are complex and reports are cumbersome.

Line Length and Reading Comprehension - Survey Results

Bottom-Line Performance

Here’s teh results - if you trust a survey of 9 people! These are totally unscientific results since I did not take the time to craft a statistically reliable research endeavor. Tags: Learning Research Uncategorized learning design

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TOPYX LMS Survey Reveals 70% of Clients Expect to Grow Their Learning Management System User Base Within 12 Months

TOPYX LMS

The global Learning Management System (LMS) market is expected to grow from $5B in 2016 to $10B in the next five years, according to recent research by MarketsandMarkets. These clients were surveyed to assess their LMS growth forecasts and the survey data results are shared below.

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Is It Time to Assess Your eLearning Course Audience?

Association eLearning

You might not be familiar with market segmentation or demographic and psychographic research, but without them, chances are your bottom line will suffer. Suppose your association caters to nonprofits seeking to learn more about fundraising and development.

Why are Associations missing from the Digital Credentials conversation?

WBT Systems

Interestingly, since January 2017 there has been a proliferation of well-researched articles, opinion pieces, and whitepapers which echo the sentiment behind this stark indictment of the current education-to-employment system. Associations are Missing From The Conversation.

7 Reasons Why Societies and Associations Should Caption Their Videos

3Play Media

Societies and associations are non-profit organizations that dedicate time, finances, and resources towards the advancement of an area of study or a social cause. Below, we discuss some of the reasons why every society and association should caption their videos.

Conducting a little career path research…

Coffee and Design

My department might be pursuing a reclassification and I was asked to do a little research to see if I could find out if there was information out there regarding various levels of an instructional designer.

7 Reasons Why Societies and Associations Should Caption Their Videos

3Play Media

Societies and associations are non-profit organizations that dedicate time, finances, and resources towards the advancement of an area of study or a social cause. Below, we discuss some of the reasons why every society and association should caption their videos.

Launching Your eLearning Initiative Successfully

Association eLearning

Don’t let your eLearning initiative go up in flames, plot a course for success among the association stars with these six tips. If you’ve done your market research you know who your target audience is. Which resonates with the association member?

Launching Your eLearning Initiative Successfully

Association eLearning

Don’t let your eLearning initiative go up in flames, plot a course for success among the association stars with these six tips. If you’ve done your market research you know who your target audience is. Which resonates with the association member?

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

The future looks bright for association e-learning. However, one missing element is clouding the picture for associations. One weakness is holding associations back from reaching their market potential and becoming lifelong learning powerhouses. I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. Start with an association e-learning strategy. Who participates in this survey?

How to Get Your Association to Support Staff’s Professional Development

WBT Systems

Pick an association website at random and read their About page. Associations have long been leaders in the lifelong learning business—which is why it’s so shocking to see how few associations support staff’s professional development, according to these survey results from Association Media & Publishing. You read that right: 81 percent of respondents said their association doesn’t provide enough professional development opportunities for their staff.

How to Compete with FREE eLearning

Association eLearning

And if your association has plans to sell your next online course or webinar, you might not be too excited to hear your competitor is offering a similar product for free. So, how can you apply the same principles used at Starbucks to your association’s online learning?

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Interactive journals can enhance STM research

Aptara

Interactive journals can enhance STM research. And it is important these research studies are published in journals that adhere to the highest standards of integrity and excellence. Uninformed, low-quality and misguided research can hinder STM's progress toward innovative developments.

New eLearning Guild Industry Survey

The E-Learning Curve

The eLearning Guild are producing a new Guild Research Report on the subject of ‘e-Learning Authoring and Development Tools.’ Associate Membership costs nothing but the time it takes you to register and gives you access to some of their publications; acquire full membership and you get a whole lot more information, opinion, and expertise from leaders in our industry - at about 100 bucks a year, you'd be mad not to join! and then re-submit the survey.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. And with the arrival of innovative virtual learning technologies like live streaming and webcasting, many associations are racing to offer continuing education in a variety of new forms.

Associations Have the Advantage in the Digital Badges Market

WBT Systems

Colleges and universities can’t adapt their curricula fast enough to meet the demand for new skills—but associations can. Associations are well-positioned to take advantage of the increased employer and learner interest in competency-based learning. WBT System’s Erin Pavane is presenting a session on digital badges next week at ORGPRO , the Michigan Society of Association Executives’ education and networking convention for professionals in the not-for-profit industry.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks’ VP of Sales, Elizabeth Miller , will be sharing her insights on the topic during the webinar from her years of experience in educational technology and specifically her work with associations. Of those associations that use technology for learning, under a quarter (23.4

Evaluation Ethics: Going to the Movies

The Performance Improvement Blog

In many education and health care organizations, collecting and using data from human subjects is regulated by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) convened for the purpose of protecting research and evaluation participants from violations of their rights.

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4 Tips to Building A Comprehensive Content Strategy

Abila

If you couple this with generational shifts in the workplace and increased opportunities for learning outside of association membership, you can begin to understand the need for a comprehensive content strategy. Content is an association’s most valuable asset.

How Valid are Research Results? And What to Do

Tony Karrer

Based on my post - LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers - I received some feedback that the numbers didn't correspond to what other research has shown. It was pointed out to me that Cornerstone has been rated much higher by other researchers, in particular, Bersin. So which research is valid? How Research is Conducted So let's start with how Bersin and the eLearningGuild gather their data. Members are asked to fill out these surveys via emails.

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

The Master Storyteller Survey and Profile below is a product of my research on how to help trainers, learning and eLearning specialists to reflect on how well they are applying the ideas of storytelling in improving learning and performance. The survey is an exercise for reflection.