In this episode, Celisa Steele talks with Wayne Skipper, founder and CEO of Concentric Sky, and a key player behind the open source project Badgr, about the emerging Open Pathways initiative for connecting digital credentials from different organizations.
Highlighted Resource: Exploring the Fringe: Flipping, Microcredentials, and MOOCs, a free white paper that discusses three emerging formats—the flipped classroom, microcredentials, and massive open online course —and then looks at when each might make sense for an organization to pursue and factors to consider before jumping on the trendy bandwagon.
Fill show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode107.
In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa and Jeff discuss specific lessons that can be learned from some of the Big Learning companies and how they might be applied to benefit your learning business.
Highlighted Resource –Learning Business Maturity Model™ - a free resource designed specifically to help learning businesses of any size reach their full maturity.
Full show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode106.
In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Jeff Cobb talks with Sheri Jacobs of Avenue M about the role that non-dues revenue plays for membership organizations, why they are on the rise, and ways to potentially increase them, particularly in the areas of education and learning.
Highlighted Resource – Four reports/white papers related to the association sector that have come out in the past year or so that have been discussed on this show:
Full show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode105.
Celisa Steele interviews Dr. Barbara Oakley, professor, speaker, and author of A Mind for Numbers : How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra), and Mindshift : Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential. Her wildly popular massive open online course (MOOC), Learning How to Learn. has attracted 2 million participants.
Celisa talks with Barbara about why helping people learn about learning is so effective, the importance of creating better online materials, and tips for organizations who provide learning to create more value by focusing on these areas.
Full show notes at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode104.
Highlighted Resource – a Web page we’ve compiled that focuses specifically on massive open online courses and provides information that is useful for anyone considering using MOOCs in a professional development context.
What if you organization could make the competition irrelevant and deliver unique value to the learners it serves? In this episode, Jeff and Celisa discuss the concept of blue ocean strategy and some of the key tools you can use to create blue ocean for your learning business.
Full show notes available at http://www.leadinglearning.com/episode103.
Highlighted Resource: 6 Paths to Leading Your Education Business to Blue Ocean