What Do Higher Ed Professional Associations Do?

Inside Higher Ed | June 18, 2018 - Yesterday I wrote about the large number of conferences and convenings competing for the attention of those interested in postsecondary learning innovation.

Almost all of these events have a professional organization behind them. In today’s lingo, they are powered by an association, consortium, or company.

These professional organizations do much more than put on annual, subject-specific, and regional conferences.

A partial list of the functions of higher ed professional organizations - at least in the space of learning innovation and educational technology that I know best - would include:... Read more.

SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed