Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My eldest son, Jimmy, and I were able to attend a portion of the Global Social Benefit Incubator at Santa Clara University last week. I was very excited to hear about the Messina Commons, a new project by the global Jesuit universities to share curriculum (similar to MIT's Open Courseware work). We were able to hear the elevator pitches of more than a dozen social entrepreneurs from literally all over the world.

Online Training for TeleGreening Your Workplace

Tech Soup Blog

The options for online training range from simple how-to courses to learn, say, the quick basics on creating a Flash video to a class in multi-variable calculus from MIT Open Courseware. One medium for online training we're using more and more at TechSoup Global are webinars, which are usually live Web conferences in which each participant sits at their own computer and is connected to other participants via the Internet and phone or Skype.

Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth Kanter

And, NTEN is the first stop for nonprofits to go for this type of field level of research and coverage. For those of us who also focused on training, instruction, and professional learning for nonprofits, the New Media Consortium , has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale for the past ten years. Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field.

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