Getting Started with Online Learning for Associations

WBT Systems

The start of the new school year in September always makes us think of wide-eyed children, venturing into their new classrooms, with all their shiny new notebooks, pens, and tablets. They can be both excited and nervous at the prospect of what they will learn and experience in the coming year. For associations, getting started with online learning can feel the same way. The post Getting Started with Online Learning for Associations appeared first on WBT Systems.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Rapid advances in technology and modern workforce needs are transforming the way, workforce learning & training is delivered and training courses are created. Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook. Mobile learning. Creative and Digestible Learning Modules.

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Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

WBT Systems

Do you ever think about your association’s online learners and how they manage to fit your courses into their busy lives? Imagine: after a long day of work, errands, and household chores and duties, they manage to find time to finish the week’s assignments for the online course they’re taking with your association. A learning community makes courses more engaging and enjoyable. Enhance the online learning experience with a learning community.

Teaching with Tech: The Incredible—and Inevitable—Evolution of the Digital Classroom

Byte Technology

a single computer running basic DOS for an entire school was considered the very cutting edge of the tech-enhanced learning environment. Institutions of teaching still wholly relied on the skill and effectiveness of the individual standing in front of a chalkboard to impart information to a hopefully wide-eyed audience—no matter if they were first graders learning their multiplication tables or medical students delving into the maze of human anatomy.

7 Ideas for Virtual Back to School Events

AccelEvents

With the new school year in full swing all over the world, many are still trying to navigate COVID-19 pandemic physical distancing precautions, hybrid school events, and online learning. Or, you can even consider adding items that aren’t located online! Online Auction.

7 Ideas for Virtual Back to School Events

AccelEvents

With the new school year in full swing all over the world, many are still trying to navigate COVID-19 pandemic physical distancing precautions, hybrid school events, and online learning. Or, you can even consider adding items that aren’t located online! Online Auction.

Web Courseworks Wins Silver for Excellence in Technology

Web Courseworks Associations

Web Courseworks, a leader in innovative learning management systems and virtual event technology, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Technology for Virtual-Classroom or Conferencing Technology category. To learn more visit ( [link] ).

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Beth Kanter

As a trainer, I’m intensely interested in creating learning experiences that integrate or about how to use the technology for nonprofits that engage and inspire people to put the ideas into practice. I’ve been obsessed with peer learning and self-directed learning models in my own learning and the trainings I design and facilitate. What struck me was his authentic co-learning process with his students. Photo by Aussiegal.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth Kanter

Google has launched Analytics Academy , a three-week online course t three-week course offers the basics for those seeking to understand the how to improve results through better digital measurement. Micro lessons on video, exercises, coaching, measure progress and put it online for free. Peer Instruction and the flipped classroom is a research-based, interactive teaching method developed by Eric Mazur at Harvard University in the 1990s.

9 Ways to Increase Online Student Engagement

WBT Systems

Online learning presents additional challenges. Online students must have the motivation and discipline to work in isolation. A lack of face-to-face accountability makes it easier for an online student to give up without anyone noticing. An online course that merely provides information is no better than any other in today’s competitive lifelong learning market. 1 – Prepare students for the online learning experience.

Stories of Resilience: Annie Wright Schools

Connection Cafe

Our team started planning for the possibility of remote learning back in January as we saw schools in Asia and Europe close and begin to go online. We knew it was a matter of when, not if, we’d go online,” said Jen Willey, communications director at Annie Wright Schools.

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Debunking Misconceptions about Mobile Learning

Gyrus

Mobile training not only offers learning on-the-go, but also allows learners to gain an instant access to information whenever and wherever they need it. However, there is often a misunderstanding on mobile learning capabilities and its usage for corporate learning and training. Let us look at some of the common misconceptions about mobile learning or m-learning through this blog: Mobile Learning Means Learning via Mobile Phones.

How Faith-based Nonprofits Can Use Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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Continue reading to learn the basic steps to creating your own peer-to-peer campaign. If it is only taking place online, the venue concerns are not the same. This could be the first time users are learning about your organization!

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The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning

WBT Systems

One great way to do this is to look to your online education and certification programs – with your Association Learning Management System, generating non-dues revenue is easy! Unlike traditional classroom based training, where running additional sessions will incur additional staff, facilities, and materials costs, eLearning costs do not increase as you scale up your audience. Enable Ease of Access for a Positive Learning Experience.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

With all the information available at our fingertips through the internet, connecting us globally with people who share our interests, society is progressively interacting more and more online. I bet one or more of the top results came from a message board or discussion forum for an online community, where someone else was seeking answers from their peers on a similar topic? What is an Online Community? So, how do online communities enhance learning?

Flipped Learning Increases the Value of Conference Education

WBT Systems

Everyone knows that sitting in an audience listening passively to a speaker is not an effective way for adults to learn, yet that’s still the norm at many conferences and educational events. It’s time for associations to upend ineffective education with flipped learning. Flipped learning is the brainchild of two high school science teachers who decided in 2007 to have their students watch preparatory videos online before coming to class.

12 Ways to Increase Student Participation in Online Discussions

WBT Systems

Dozens of studies have come to the same conclusion: online discussions strengthen student engagement and learning. But what can you do to increase student participation in online discussions? We’ve been doing some studying of our own and found a dozen tactics that will help you get students more involved in online discussions. Why online discussions are essential to the learning experience. How to increase student participation in online discussions.

Gen Z Hearts AHA

Connection Cafe

I remember seeing the "Everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten" posters in the hallway of my school. learn a lot when we're young. It's August, school's back in session, and besides traffic being a pain in the you-know-where again, children are back in the classroom with their thinking caps on. Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart are two service learning projects that educate and create awareness among teachers, parents and students ages 7-14.

Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The key takeaway for me is the whole point about the need for new metrics to measure learning from games. Mentioned recent studies about taking laptops out of the classroom and there is a problem with using old metrics and it is important to look for new metrics and rethink learning environments in general. New learning environment puts games at the center. It is a new form of teaching, not just skill-based learning. Partners in Learning program -- gave stats.

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From Community Arts To Community of Online Learners: Janet Salmons, Ph.D

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ever since, our paths have crossed several times in nonprofit technology circles online, most recently via the Digital Divide Network listserv and the online forums at TechSoup. I figured out that I could offer teaching, training, consulting activities online. Since then, I've incorporated as Vision2Lead and started teaching online for Capella University. It focused on collaborative e-learning. What was your most exciting moment as an online instructor?

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'll be using a new online learning platform that I haven't used before and the participants are a slightly different audience than nonprofit staff or at least I think. Personal learning and reflection on and about your instructional topic. A nonprofit organization that provides support for homeless in Northern, CA found references to homeless people on restaurant blogs and used what they learn for a fundraising campaign. Discovery Exercise from Learning 2.0:

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