local class provider

3 Reasons to Offer Your Course at the Largest Local Class Provider in Your Neighborhood: Community Colleges (+0.15pts)

You may not realize the largest local class providers in your area have existed for decades. They’re community & continuing education programs at community colleges. 

In California alone, there are 113 community colleges in 72 community college districts. It is the largest system of higher education in the world, comprising 2.4 million+ students. (See also: California Community College Chancellor's Office (CCCCO))

So, yep, you guessed it, I plan to speak of them a lot. Part of why is rooted in my professional experience, and the other is driven by what I perceive to be their untapped power. 

For an instructor wanting to connect to a new audience, or an online learning provider/edtech company looking to cultivate meaningful inroads into higher education, this is the place to be.

Why Local Class Providers are a Smart Strategy for Growing an Online Audience (+0.21pts)

You aspire to create a course, or perhaps you’ve already done so. What’s next? Where do the students come from? How do you build a network of learners who will create a community around a piece of knowledge you’re attempting to share?

No one wants to take the time to build a course if no one will ever find it. So don’t do that.