Learning In Public On Wikis

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Wikis can be terrific platforms for supporting professional learning in real time, but it requires a comfort level with “ learning in public.&# Learning in private is what most of us did in school. Three Different Designs for Public Learning On Wiki. Photo by Beth Kanter.

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Social Media and Grantmaking Session at Council on Foundation’s Conference

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Kathy shared one of those experiments, The Organizational Effective Program wiki. They put information about their program, things they have learned and resources they like out on the wiki. They’ve posted their research questions and research plan on the wiki.

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Trending Sources

Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference hosted a series of discussions about how technology is used to expand and sometimes undermine essential freedoms around the world. Organized by the nonprofit group Access and sponsored by Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Skype, Mozilla and other major tech companies, the conference brought together business leaders, policy makers and online activists, especially from the Arabic-speaking world. This blog first appeared in the Huffington Post.

NTC: Data Visualization Panel

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I’m here at the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco this week. Here’s the resources, more on the wiki we created for the panel. Conferences VisualNTC 2012: Data Visualizaiton Panel. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Reflections from 12NTC Panel on Data Visualization

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Last week I participate on a panel on “ Data Visualization for Nonprofits: A Picture Is Better Than A 1,000 Words ” with Johanna Morariu from Innonet and Brian Kennedy of ChildrenNow. The day of the panel, I published a blog post that shared our slides, wiki, and resources.

The Giving Wiki, Literally.

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Wikis have been used for knowledge sharing , learning , conference coordination , and repositories - and curriculum as community. Last week as part of ongoing reflection on working wikily, I titled as post " Establishing A Giving Culture on A Wiki " inspired by Dave Cormier's Connectivism Wiki or MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses).

Berkman Center's Digital Native Wiki

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Earlier this week, Barry Joseph of Global Kids shared an observation during a plenary session at the Games for Change Conference that I simply can't get out of my head. But I wanted to flag and watch this wiki

Wikis: What, Why, and Wikimania

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old style wiki Originally uploaded by teemow. That's a pretty good visual metaphor for a wiki. Why Wiki? Socialtext developer Chris Dent has a long and well considered post on social software and why he does wiki. Technorati Tags: nptech , net2 , wiki

My NTC Session Planning Wikis.

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John Kenyon was also at the LASA Circuit Riders Conference in Birmingham with me earlier this month. The NTC Conference is a little more than two months away and I'm really looking forward to conversations with colleagues and meeting others face-to-face for the first time.

Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

60) Search « Webinar: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors | Main | Three Tips: How to Harness the Power of Video for Nonprofits » Wednesday Jul 16 2008 Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 10:00AM | by Hatef Yamini Got ideas?

Watch this Webinar About Wikis

Tech Soup Blog

hosted a webinar called "Collaborate with Wikis" which was recorded and can be accessed here. I interviewed David Beall from SFHomeless.net and Beth Duttlinger from Alliance Library System who shared information about their experience creating and using a wiki. We had Sarah Cove from Wikispaces explain what wikis are, how they work, and describe the benefits that organizations discover when they use them. On Wednesday, Techsoup Talks!

AppAfrica: International Technology Conference

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AppAfrica is series of international technology conferences and forums for software developers, entrepreneurs, ngo???s Visit the live wiki for more s and others interested in discussing how web technologies can benefit developing nations.

Great reads from around the web on December 25th

Amy Sample Ward

February 12, 2010, and promises to be "more than just a conference on the next generation web." " Wikispaces Blog " Blog Archive " How Non-Profits Are Using Wikis – The Wikispaces Blog has some great examples of organizations using wikis in their work. "This "This month, we bring you some great examples of how non-profits are using wikis. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I had the opportunity to present at the 2011 Volunteer Management for Nonprofits Conference here in New York. Twitter API wiki.

Plone Conference in Second Life

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I happen to find this photo in Jon Stahl's flickr stream (nice set of photos here ) Looks like the plone conference was also streamed into Second Life (more about it here ). The wiki has a good set of instructions on how to use tags to promote the conference Live Stream!

What are your best tips for wiki adoption for new users?

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At the Message + Medium + Mission Conference. One group came up with an idea about using a wiki for internal collaboration. So I asked on Twitter, what is your best wiki adoption tip for internal collaboration? Here's the responses: Laura Whitehead suggested reading this article about wiki collaboration and happiness. Ted Fickes (note the dog in the avatar) I'm trying to use relatively high profile project for wiki-type adoption internally.

Reflections from Independent Sector and Blackbaud Conferences

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Last week, I had the pleasure of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit and Social Media workshop at the Independent Sector Annual Conference “ Forging A Stronger Future Together &# in Atlanta.

Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

60) Search « Webinar: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors | Main | Three Tips: How to Harness the Power of Video for Nonprofits » Wednesday Jul 16 2008 Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 10:00AM | by Hatef Yamini Got ideas?

How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish?

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Note from Beth: I was thrilled that Paul Connolly agreed to write a guest post sharing some of the public learning taking place through the OE Goldmine Project on the Packard Foundation OE Wiki. To see and comment on the comprehensive set of results, visit the foundation’s wiki.)

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RIP: Rob Stuart, Godfather of the NpTech Movement

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After meeting him at a conference, he added me to the circuit riders list – and thus started my career in the nonprofit technology sector because I could connect with my peers. I had wanted to travel to Kansas City in 2000 to participate in the conference, but didn’t make it.

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

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The last couple of months have been busy with conferences, workshops, and travel. Right before Thanksgiving I ended up getting sick and have been behind in posting my conference slides and reflections. TAG Conference Presentation View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

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Photo from the First Riders Conference: Who are these people?

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Then it needs to go into the NpTech History wiki Look at the larger version here and use the Flickr notes tool to identify the other people.

Money for your Mission Conference

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The companion wiki is here Tomorrow, I'm traveling to Syracuse, NY area to do a couple of workshops for CCSNYS.ORG's "Money for Mission Conference" I'm doing two sessions - both are 1 hr 45 minutes - not the usual 90 minute panel session where you have too little time. So, I decided to get a little creative and do some remixing. In the morning, I'm doing a workshop called "Ten Steps Fundraising 2.0"

Mindful or Mind Full Social Media?

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I am doing the ending key note at the Social Media 4 Nonprofits Conference in Silicon Valley today. Here’s the description: How nonprofits can stay focused given all the distractions inherent in today’s attention economy? My Curated Lists and Wikis.

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NetCentric Advocacy: NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Identity Woman » She’s Geeky: An Women’s Tech (un)conference | Main | Google Presentations: Tell a Story Together: Network Presentations » September 20, 2007 NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki TacticalTech is doing some interesting work worth keeping an eye on. Link: NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki.

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Bridge Conference Presentation: Mixing In Social Media

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I am in Washington, DC to do a session at the Bridge Conference this afternoon on Mixing Social Media With Fundraising Strategies. The wiki companion is here. I remixed David Wilcox's Social Media Games and will be using it for the session. Steve Bridger also shared with me some of what he learned from doing a Fundraising 2.0 Workshop in Belgium last month and I've incorporated and remixed some of his slides. What's funny is that game was already remixed for fundraising and web2.0,

This Week On Beth’s Blog: Growing Social Impact in A Networked World – A Grantmaker’s Gathering on Networks

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The conference program and schedule is here : The conference is using social media to engage people beyond participants attending the face-to-face event. GEO and Monitor Institute will offer a live Web stream of the first conference session on Monday, October 17 from 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

#13NTC Session: Mindful or Mindfull Social Media?

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I’m in Minnesota for the 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference where I am doing a plenary session on Saturday morning and two breakout sessions. My Curated Lists and Wikis. This blog post serves as a resource page for a session on mindfulness with Rob Cottingham and Jana Byington-Smith. Description: How nonprofits can stay focused given all the distractions inherent in today’s attention economy?

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My Workshop for Next Week's Making Media Conference

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at the Making Media Now: Filmmaking in Transition Conference. The conference is focused on the opportunities that new and emerging digital technologies create for media makers. My workshop is called the "Social Media Game: Market yourself and your film using blogging, tagging, wikis, photo sharing and social networking sites." Here's the wiki I created with resources, links, and examples. I have the honor of leading a workshop for documentary filmmakers.

Greetings from Chicago and the Museum Computer Network Conference

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I came across two more excellent resources on this evolving topic of social media metrics and wanted to quickly summarize before I add to the link list in the wiki.

Social Media Game: Kentucky Derby Remix for CNPE Conference

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I'm facilitating a couple of workshops as part of the Social Media track for annual conference for the Center for Nonprofit Excellence in Louisville, KY. I set up a wiki. Center for Nonprofit Excellent Workshop View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: nptech nonprofits ). On the road again for the next couple of weeks, including a trip to Romania.

Data Visualization Techniques for Those Who Can’t Draw

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At the NTEN NTC conference this year, I did a session on data visualization for nonprofits called “ Picturing Your Data Is Better Than 1000 Numbers ” with Johanna Morariu from Innonet and Brian Kennedy of ChildrenNow.

What’s the Secret to Social Media Success? Cute Animal Theory

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It was also a nod to the &# Cute Cat Theory of Digital Activism &# which was the title of a talk given by Ethan Zuckerman at O’Reilly’s E-Tech Conference in March, 2008 (notes from Ryan Singel of Wired Blog). What will it take to get the climate some attention? Cute Dog Photos!

Live Blogging ONG Web 2.0 Conference in Romania sponsored by the Soros Foundation in Bucharest

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I am here in Romania for a conference hosted by the Soros Foundation as part of their pilot advocacy through blogging program. I'm live blogging the conference sessions which are being conducted in Romanian. Wiki: Collective brain of humanity.

NpTech Tag: Socially Responsible Idol, Nptech Meebo Chat at PDF Conference, and Personal Fundraising

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While the meebo nptech chat room is chatting live during the PDF, a few tweets overheard on twitter anticipate the upcoming NetSquared Conference. for the NetSquared Conference (N2Y2) beginning on May 29th. Nonprofit Tech Blog points us to the Nonprofit Success Guide wiki.

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Collaborative Models for Capturing and Sharing Conference Notes at Nonprofit Gatherings

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" For me, live blogging notes from conferences and other gatherings helps me think through my fingers about what is being said in the room (and helps me retain it and share it with others (usually via my blog.) So, I wonder what collaborative thinking through our fingers might look like when it comes to capturing and sharing notes from conferences, dialogs, meetings or informal gatherings. Conference or Event Blog: A group blog is set up for the specific event or conference.

Community Engagement and Social Media for Public Media

Amy Sample Ward

I recently had the opportunity to present a webinar for the National Center for Media Engagement , focused on community-driven engagement, and present a session at the Public Media Development and Marketing Conference , talking about building a social media strategy.

How Do You Document Your Creative Process?

Museum 2.0

Project coordination on wikis. It's hard to learn from colleagues when everything is completed and spit-polished into a case study or conference session. Recently, my colleagues have gone wild for Pinterest.

Social Media, Foundations, and Grantees: What Works, What Doesn’t?

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This week I attended Center for Effective Philanthropy’s conference “ Better Philanthropy: From Data to Impact &# where I participated on a discussion panel about social media, foundations, and grantees. Transparency was a theme that came up throughout the conference.

Open Source Strategic Planning

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After lunch, conference participants got to to choose two presenters to spend an hour with in a small group to ask questions and deepened the learning.