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Celebrating Associations: How CHEST Took Operational Transformation to Heart

Celebrating Associations is a blog produced by .orgCommunity that highlights achievements of associations and the great impact on the industries they serve. This issue is exclusively sponsored by Web Courseworks Ltd. Association and History: Founded in 1935 by a single patient, CHEST (the American College of Chest Physicians) aims to advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chest diseases […]

Celebrating Associations: NJCPA’s Digital Transformation

Celebrating Associations is a blog produced by .orgCommunity that highlights achievements of associations and the great impact on the industries they serve. This issue is exclusively sponsored by Results Direct. Association and History: Founded in 1898, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is the largest professional organization serving the needs of the […]

Prepare for the Next Technology Wave: DISRUPT

Technology advancements are changing everything. Consider these current and future realities: Robotics are and will continue taking over some current jobs, allowing us to discover new ones. Many organizations are trading traditional offices and headquarters for virtual environments. Books, libraries, movies, videos, games and education will change as more individuals become “people of the screens”—tethered […]

8 CONTENT DESIGN TIPS FOR A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

BY HEATHER SWINK On Feb. 28, the latest segment in the eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series offered great resources and strategies on effectively connecting with online learners and providing successful learning opportunities in a virtual environment. The webinar series is produced by Web Courseworks in collaboration with .orgCommunity. If you missed the session and are interested in the […]

IS YOUR ASSOCIATION A LEARNING ORGANIZATION?

BY MICHELLE BRIEN Is your association a learning organization? A learning organization is one “that facilitates the learning of its members and continuously transforms itself”. According to this definition, this type of organization is more responsive to external pressures, has a faster pace of change within the organization, and is better able to innovate and remain competitive. A learning organization becomes […]

ASSOCIATION EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION: BEST BENEFIT EVER?

BY MICHELLE BRIEN What benefits truly increase value for association members, increasing engagement and ensuring that they renew their membership? It’s a question that many associations ask when planning benefit programs and communications to members. How do you make your member benefits both appealing and valuable to entice renewals and new membership subscriptions? What is the best benefit […]

MAKE IT EASY FOR MEMBERS TO LOVE YOUR ASSOCIATION LMS!

BY MICHELLE BRIEN Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person.  When implementing a new Association […]

TRENDS IMPACTING ELEARNING SOLUTIONS FOR ASSOCIATIONS IN 2017

BY MICHELLE BRIEN     Predictions for the next big trends in eLearning solutions started appearing before 2017 had even begun. With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? You don’t have to! We’ve put together a quick summary […]