As the associate director for professional development at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Jack Coursen “indulges his passion for the business of education” while working to create impactful educational programs. And in his ongoing pursuit to find efficient ways to meet member needs while delivering a positive bottom line, Jack recently led an initiative to add a series of new microlearning opportunities to ASHA’s current offerings.
In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa talks with Jack about the why and the what of ASHA’s microlearning initiative, the business model behind it, and practical take-aways for anyone interested in implementing something similar. They also discuss the state of learning in general, including his perspective on smile sheets and what he sees as the current threats and opportunities for learning businesses.
Full show notes available at https://www.leadinglearning.com/episode163.
Our sponsor for this episode is Learning • Technology • Design™ (LTD), our annual virtual conference designed specifically for those who work in the business of lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development. This will be our fourth time offering LTD, and we know from all the feedback we have received that past attendees have found it a unique and highly valuable experience. Registration is open at ltd.tagoras.com.
We are also offering the opportunity to be a Patron for the event, an option that may be of interest to companies that serve learning businesses. You can find out about that by going to ltd.tagoras.com/patron. And we would like to spotlight some of our current patrons including:
We have also highlighted these Patrons on the LTD Web site. Definitely do take the time to find out more about them because these companies have demonstrated their commitment to learning businesses by becoming Patrons, so we encourage you to support them.