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Jun 30, 2017

In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa and Jeff celebrate the self-directed learner including what it means to be one and why it’s important.

Full show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode90 

Highlighted Resource – 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner by Jeff Cobb. The book covers areas such as your mindset for lifelong learning, practical tactics, and even the importance of diet, exercise, and sleep.

Thank you to YourMembership, the podcast sponsor for the third quarter of 2017. YourMembership’s learning management system is specifically designed for professional education with a highly flexible and intuitive system that customizes the learning experience. YourMembership’s LMS seamlessly integrates with key systems to manage all of your educational content formats in one central location while providing powerful tools to create and deliver assessments, evaluations, and learning communities.

Jun 24, 2017

If you’re looking to potentially expand the reach of your membership base, increase engagement, and lower costs, you may want to consider venturing into the world of virtual events. 

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) decide to do just that five years ago, and now Maurine Kwende, director of e-learning, and Steve Gardner, director of education, know just what it takes to make virtual events an effective addition to your portfolio of educational offerings.

In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa talks with Steve and Maurine about what prompted them to begin offering virtual conferences, how they’ve evolved over the years, and the inherent benefits and potential difficulties associated with them.

Full show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode89

Highlighted ResourceAssociation Virtual Events – a free Tagoras report that draws on data from more than 100 associations to help you understand the emerging role of virtual events in the association sector. This report will help you learn fast and get on the road to success. To get the report, go to www.tagoras.com/virtual-events.

Thank you to Castle, which is the sponsor of the Leading Learning podcast for the second quarter of 2017. Castle is an accomplished full-services certification and licensure testing company that also offers its clients a variety of learning solutions capabilities. With an expert team of testing and instructional design professionals and a thirty year history of excellence in it’s field, Castle understands what it takes to develop and deliver quality learning and certification programs.

Jun 19, 2017

In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa and Jeff discuss the concept of curation - what it is, how to do it, and why it is valuable for learning businesses and learning business professionals.

Full show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode88 

Highlighted Resource –Leading Learning newsletter - a way to share high-value resources we come across each month, packaged up into a brief email that you can read and digest quickly. If the podcast is “audio intelligence for learning leaders”, the newsletter is “inbox intelligence for learning leaders”. Get the details and sign up for this free resource at http://www.leadinglearning.com/newsletter/.

Thank you to Castle, which is the sponsor of the Leading Learning podcast for the second quarter of 2017. Castle is an accomplished full-services certification and licensure testing company that also offers its clients a variety of learning solutions capabilities. With an expert team of testing and instructional design professionals and a thirty year history of excellence in it’s field, Castle understands what it takes to develop and deliver quality learning and certification programs.

Jun 11, 2017

As co-founder and CEO of Thinkific, Greg has worked to build a platform to “empower modern course creators” by making it easy for them to create, market, and sell online courses. This allows people to focus on what’s really important - their learning business - not the tools and technology behind it. With over a decade of experience as a course and platform entrepreneur, Greg knows what it takes to both lead and succeed in the world of online learning.

In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Jeff Cobb talks with Greg about his experience launching and growing Thinkific, practical advice for how to create and sell online courses, and what he sees as the biggest opportunities in the future of online learning.

Full show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode87

Highlighted Resource of the Week – A free weekly webinar hosted by Thinkific. This is a live training session that takes place every Monday and Thursday at 2PM ET and it’s designed to teach you step-by-step how to build an online course and start growing your online course business. It also gives you an up close look at the Thinkific platform. To find out more and to sign up, go to http://www.leadinglearning.com/thinkific.

Thank you to Castle, which is the sponsor of the Leading Learning podcast for the second quarter of 2017. Castle is an accomplished full-services certification and licensure testing company that also offers its clients a variety of learning solutions capabilities. With an expert team of testing and instructional design professionals and a thirty year history of excellence in it’s field, Castle understands what it takes to develop and deliver quality learning and certification programs.

Jun 2, 2017

Learn what really goes into implementing an assessment-based certificate in this interview with Paul Williams, vice president of professional development and education at Argentum, the leading national trade association serving companies that own, operate, and support professionally managed senior living communities in the United States. 

In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa Steele talks with Paul about what prompted them to create an assessment-based certificate program, the process for developing it, and valuable lessons they’ve learned along the way.

Full show notes available at: http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode86.

Highlighted Resource  – A free 30-45 minute consultation for Leading Learning podcast listeners with Robin Gault-Winton of Castle to explore whether and how an assessment-based certificate program might work for your organization. To schedule an appointment, go to http://www.leadinglearning.com/askcastle.

Thank you to Castle, which is the sponsor of the Leading Learning podcast for the second quarter of 2017. Castle is an accomplished full-services certification and licensure testing company that also offers its clients a variety of learning solutions capabilities. With an expert team of testing and instructional design professionals and a thirty year history of excellence in it’s field, Castle understands what it takes to develop and deliver quality learning and certification programs.

 

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