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4 Stages of Scaling Nonprofit Program Learning

Great ideas are one thing, executing on them successfully is quite another. Your nonprofit exists to make positive changes in the world through the application of great ideas. That may include a need for online learning as a necessary support for your program. However, finding an efficient and scalable way to deliver learning can be problematic. 

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Congratulations to Harvard Business School Online

Extension Engine client Harvard Business School (HBS) Online was recently honored with the Eduventures Innovation Award for its Negotiation Mastery course. The award was presented to HBS Online Executive Director Patrick Mullane at a ceremony at 2019 Eduventures Summit, hosted by ACT | NRCCUA, an educational data science, analytics, and research organization.

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How a Small Liberal Arts College Builds Online Programs

Since 1742 Moravian College has had a history of providing access to underserved students. It was the first school to educate women and the first to educate Native Americans in their own language. As times have changed, so has the college. A men’s college (a seminary) was added in 1807, and in the 1950s the two colleges merged to become coeducational. Then, as the new millennium progressed (and in keeping with its mission of access), Moravian College faced the need to transition into the digital age. 

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New look. Same mission.

We have a new look, though our mission remains the same — to make learning remarkable.  

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Winter Is Coming for Higher Education

It’s not personal it’s demographic. College enrollments are going to seriously ebb within the next few years due to a complex set of circumstances that have more to do with demographic shifts than economic ones. That’s not to say, however, that economics are not at the root.

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When Online Learning Needs to be Differentiated, Pedagogy-Driven, and Deliver a Great Learning Experience

At the 2018 Eduventures Summit in Boston, a panel of representatives from Harvard Business School, ArtCenter College of Design, Moravian College, and Extension Engine discussed the following tenet:

In a crowded market, higher ed institutions should create online learning that is differentiated, conforms to their core pedagogy, and delivers great learner experience.

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Using Online Learning to Leverage Nonprofit Leadership Development

John Leh at Talented Learning interviewed Meera Chary of The Bridgespan Group about how that organization has leveraged online learning to reach a broader client base for their consulting services. You can listen to the podcast here, or continue reading for a brief recap.

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Why Our Nonprofit Needs a Custom Online Learning Platform

At the New Teacher Center, we work with educators every day to provide them with support to be truly effective. We understand that students are unique — individual learners with individual needs. Teachers and teacher leaders must have an arsenal of approaches to be able to respond to their students.

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Breaking Down the Digital Learning Environment and NGDLE

If you’re a leader or an educator at an academic institution, you’re already well acquainted with the many benefits of digital learning:

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6 Types of Online Learning Platforms

When building online learning — a program, course, certification, or degree —  a critical decision is what type of technology platform to use. Choosing an online learning platform should be easy, right? Learning management systems have been around for 20+ years, this problem has been solved before, just pick one.

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