It’s no secret that continuing education is an aspect of the professional world that is here to stay and is quite important. In today’s fast paced world with a workforce that is becoming more and more technologically literate, it’s important that your continuing education keeps up with the times. It’s essential to consider your audience—what […]
Our stellar Webinar Manager, Jennifer Higgins, knows what it takes to give a great presentation. Here are a few pointers she’s gathered along the way that will not only bring a sense of ease to the process, but make the material much more relatable and interesting.
• Remember it’s a team effort, your moderator/webinar coordinator is […]
We asked our resident webcaster, Paul Meador, about some tips to follow for a successful streaming educational experience. Previously we posted his suggestions concerning an adequate internet connection. Here’s what he had to share with us about another important aspect of an online training or event: audio.
Paul explained, “It’s very important to always remember that […]
Like many businesses in America, these are challenging times for associations. Between tighter budgets, and changing demographics the traditional business model built on membership dues is in need of a tune-up. One way that associations meet the financial challenges created by changing demographics and tighter budgets is to seek other sources of revenue, non-dues sources […]
As Neil recently pointed out in his blog, learners have changed, and their learning preferences have changed. The question then becomes, how do you develop courses that will engage, stimulate, educate and excite the modern learner?
Here are some course design tips we thought you might find helpful:
Make it bite-sized. Over-loaded schedules and frequent interruptions makes […]
Recently I saw this infographic from Bersin by Deloitte, HR specialists, which dissects the modern learner. While they were focused on learners in a corporate environment, their findings are applicable across industries and provide great insight into the challenges that those focused on professional continuing education encounter.
Today’s work places are fast-paced ever changing environments that […]
If you’ve taken a basic marketing course, or done any reading on the subject, you’ve probably heard of the 4P’s of marketing; Product, Place, Price and Promotion. You’ve been told all you have to do is know what a particular group of people wants, where or how they want to purchase it, what they will […]
I recently ran across this great infographic on the prevalence of mobile technology, and how that is enabling the boom in m-learning. What made this so interesting is that the m-learning, or mobile learning, they were referring to was podcasting. Most of us, myself included, don’t immediately think of podcasting as a form of mobile […]
Recently we’ve been getting some questions about m-learning, or mobile learning, and thought it would be good to spend some more time on this topic. The questions we’ve been asked range from, “Do I need to offer mobile learning?” to, “What kind of content works best for m-learning?” Before we launch into answering all these […]
More and more organizations are using webinars to educate their members, establish themselves as thought-leaders in their industry, promote the benefits of membership, or offer continuing education. If you are launching a webinar, here are some things to consider.
Are you going to charge for your webinars? If you are offering free content, you need to […]