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.

The importance of Sandboxes and Play in online learning spaces!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was reminded yet again about the importance of play and experimentation as part of the online spaces, particularly those that are learning environments. During the Full Circle training on online facilitation that I took this last month, we had a sandbox. It allowed us to play and get comfortable with the discussion software, faciliplay exercises, and other areas that participants wanted to explore like the audio as online conversation.

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6 Ways to Keep Corporate Partners Engaged During COVID-19

Classy

Let your corporate partner see how you’re adapting to the new environment, and offer ways they can help with that, too. When COVID-19 shifted the majority of schools to an online learning environment, the nonprofit partnered with JBL , a company that specializes in audio equipment.

A nimble approach to training and customer success

Nimble AMS

The workshops are offered multiple times each year in different locations or online, and they cover everything from reports and dashboards to accounting. Learn more. Check out these resources to learn more about Nimble AMS customer success.

It’s time for your association to go back to school

Nimble AMS

How Salesforce Trailhead makes product learning useful, easy, and fun for associations. Here’s how Salesforce Trailhead makes product learning useful, easy, and fun. But when it comes to your association management system (AMS) – it’s time to think about learning. Trailhead is an online learning environment. Learning paths – Content is arranged with three levels: trails, modules, and units. More product learning opportunities.

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

Dramatic changes have occurred in how learning is recognized, accredited and validated. A flexible, structured Digital Badge Strategy applied to your planned and existing online learning programs will help to validate your badging initiative – ensuring that you meet your learning and organisational goals. Often it is the intrinsic, on-the-job skills and best practices that are learned and applied that provide the most value and benefit.

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How To Find The Right Learning Management System For Employee Training?

Gyrus

How To Find The Right Learning Management System For Employee Training. This is why modern-day entrepreneurs are getting inclined towards ‘LMS or learning management system’ that is known to create a virtual learning environment for the perfect delivery of online training courses. So, here are some of the most productive tips on how you can find the right online learning management system (LMS) platform for training and development of your employees: 1.

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.

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.

5 Takeaways from the bbcon 2020 Virtual Higher Ed Super Session

Connection Cafe

In a time of unexpected and continued change , we discussed new trends from 2020 and how Blackbaud customers and the industry are responding to today’s environment and developing new strategies for success. .

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

WBT Systems

Fortunately, this generation has been studied like no other so we can confidently act upon what the research tells us, for example: When applying for a job, 59 percent of millennials say opportunities to learn and grow are extremely important to them. 40 percent of millennials are likely to change companies because they aren’t given the opportunity to learn and advance as quickly as they’d wish. Give young professionals a discount on online education.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of blogs and articles outlining the benefits of taking free online courses for professional development to advance your career, but do these courses actually deliver the value and opportunity they profess to provide to adult learners? Lower fees for learners due to the lower costs of delivering education online. Both free online courses and Association eLearning programs require a commitment in terms of the learner’s time.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

We explore some of the key takeaways from the whitepaper in this blog, but we highly recommend that all associations should also read the whitepaper, which is available online. Because association education programs are based on industry standards, the learning outcomes are consistent and it is easy for employers to recognize the validity of skills and competencies achieved. For example, an association learning management system can: Attract and engage learners.

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. Photo by Rikomatic.

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Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth Kanter

Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field. And, NTEN is the first stop for nonprofits to go for this type of field level of research and coverage. For those of us who also focused on training, instruction, and professional learning for nonprofits, the New Media Consortium , has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale for the past ten years.

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Can Networks Have Social Impact?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The focus was on learning about "Network Effectiveness" and the specific topics included strategies for network impact, approaches to evaluating networks and tools for accelerating and assessing network impact. A peer learning environment requires creating a safe space for conversation. I wondered whether the more general learnings about network effectiveness and evaluating networks would be considered confidential? I gravitated to the learning network discussion.