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Nonprofits Transitioning to Online Course Delivery

We work with many nonprofit organizations that are trying to move their value-delivery — that is, their training, courses, and workshops — online. In this article, I use such a framework to analyze the value that attendees get from face-to-face events and then discuss how these events might be moved online while simultaneously increasing their value by improving both the access to and the effectiveness of their training.

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Virtual Commencement and Beyond: Digitally Transforming Higher Education

As commencement season has begun, higher education institutions are asking: “How do we acknowledge the difficulty and disappointment for students while still moving forward? How do we use virtual tools to deliver experiences in a way that is still authentic, inclusive, engaging, and meaningful?”

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Delivering High Quality Feedback Using Technology

As the COVID-19 global health crisis continues and many universities are now delivering the remainder of their semester’s lessons remotely, educators must grapple with the issue of providing students feedback using a combination of traditional and non-traditional methods.

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Type I & Type II Learning

There are two different types of common learning. Watch this video and see how we break down learning into two distinct categories.

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Build online learning and they will come — or will they?

 

Introduction to this Series

This is the first of a series of blog posts related to the multi-program financial model I have built. This financial model, housed in a Google Sheet, predicts the cash flows for your institution if it were to launch up to five new online programs in the next six years. This is a complicated model; it requires that you be able to answer a series of questions about your institution and those programs...so this won’t be a short exercise. But I’ve made it easier  for you by already building the model—you just have to fill in the values. And you can always change your answers later as you learn more! 

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