3 Ways to Digitally Transform Stewardship in Higher Education

Connection Cafe

The next step is to then encourage students to document how donor funds have impacted their educational experience. > impacted your education? Higher Education bbcon bbcon2018 digital transformation Donor Stewardship higher education fundraising

Maximizing Multichannel Fundraising for Higher Education

Connection Cafe

A survey from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) noted that “90% of higher education institutions agreed that social media is a much more important part of their communication and marketing efforts than three years ago.”

Infographic: Technology And Education

TechImpact

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”. This quote demonstrates the state of technology and education currently. However, many argue the future of tech education is in the cloud.

A Worthy Read: National Education Technology Plan

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just finished reading the National Education Technology Plan , and I can recommend it to anyone interested in the future of technology in American education. I found the explanations good, and the first part of the plan is well worth reading to understand some of the trends in educational applications of technology. If producers adopt current industry standards for producing educational materials, materials will be accessible out of the box.

Getting Advancement into Gear: A Conversation on Higher Education Charitable Giving Trends

Connection Cafe

Highlights of 2017 Charitable Giving Performance in Higher Education. As reflected in the recently released Charitable Giving Report Spotlight: How Fundraising Performed in the Higher Education Sector in 2017 , donors have responded to the calls for support in a resounding way.

Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Investing in education has an incredible multiplier effect as it leads to increased prosperity not just for individuals, but also for their communities and societies. Gallucci and Roy jointly announced a partnership of philanthropic organizations investing more than $15 million in grants to 23 projects as well as an additional $13 million available in the coming year for innovative projects that will increase the participation, quality, and relevance of secondary education.

Revenue, Retention and Reactivation: Findings from the 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Report

NetWits

Download The 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance Report to learn more about the 6% revenue growth and other key performance indicators of annual funds at more than 100 public and private institutions. 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance.

SEO Hacks to Incorporate in to your Higher Education Digital Strategy

Connection Cafe

Higher Education digital strategy Search Engine Optimization SEOWhat is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why is it important? . SEO is the process of improving the visibility of your website or webpage in search engine results pages (SERP).

Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education

VisionLink

Ann Duffy, Facilitator, Education First. Phil Gonring of Education First, facilitating the Davidson County Community College team at the PBF Institute. Shaun Yoder of Education First, facilitating the North Carolina state team at the PBF Institute. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W.

Reimagining education in the digital age

SocialFish

Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard. ReimaginED: The Future of K12 Education from David Havens. From TED talk playlists to government speeches, everyone agrees: education is changing.

How Salesforce Event Management Can Impact Higher Education

Donor Search

And for higher education institutions relying on Salesforce to track data, it only makes sense to use your CRM for event management as well. While it’s possible to use a third-party platform to manage attendees and logistics, you’ll… Education Fundraising Events

Raspberry Pi for Educators

Tech Soup Blog

Thanks to the Pi's low cost, simplicity, and extensibility, educators and do-it-yourselfers have been buying them up at times faster than the manufacturer can make them. The Raspberry Pi was designed to help educators and students understand technology better. Raspberry Pi Model B.

Online philanthropy boosts educators | Tallahassee Democrat | tallahassee.com

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Online philanthropy boosts educators | Tallahassee Democrat | tallahassee.com : Howell turned to the Internet for help. Though a combination of social media and the website Donorschoose.org, she was able to raise the money she needed in two days. Donors Choose is a charity website where teachers can post their needs as projects in the hopes of finding donors. Other colleagues of mine have had great success with the website,” she said.

Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

Amy Sample Ward

James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. I want to frame first the opportunity: we often talk about the competitiveness frame in education, that the US used to be number one, and now we are “falling behind.&# It has to happen outside this country because so many countries realized that education is the way to economic prosperity. Young people should enjoy the educational process.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Across America, Hispanic and Latino organizations are leading the way in every realm, including advocacy, education, healthcare, and social services. The Hispanic Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides an effective education forum for an informed and empowered Hispanic America.

How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education

SocialFish

By the Education Database Online. This is an oldie but a goodie – from June 2011. I would love to see how these numbers have grown in the last almost-year. Click on the infographic to enlarge. Via: OnlineEducation.net. Social Learning

Increasing High Quality Education Degrees - Lumina Conference

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As part of their "Big Goal" to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60% by the year 2025, Lumina Foundation has convened state legislators, policy makers, higher education leadership and representatives from 18 states in Indianapolis this week. Too many talk too much about the importance of education.

Free education tools you have never heard of

SocialFish

—————— The number of education sites keeps growing at a fast rate. Scitable is available courtesy of NatureEducation which is an initiative for collaborative science education. This is a guest post by Sandra Miller, a tech writer from Brooklyn.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

College enrollment, grade improvements, and staying connected with student services are just a few of the advantages of higher education texting. Higher Ed higher education summer melt Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher.

Education: The Key to Member Growth and Loyalty

Wild Apricot Blog

If your association targets recent graduates, young professionals, and those looking to gain more employable credentials (or would like to), you may be familiar with the current educational landscape. White-Paper Education Shelly-Alcorn Elizabeth-Weaver-Engel

Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education : "Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images" 'via Blog this

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How Text Messaging Improves Educational Outcomes for Students

Mobile Commons

For years researchers have been searching for small yet effective improvements to current educational models. Loosely defined as “behavioral nudges,” the idea is that educational systems don’t need major overhauls that exhaust budgets in order to make a change.

The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

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————– I am very pleased to announce the publication of the white paper I co-authored with Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.” No Feeds Found.

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The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Zach Buckley, a recent college graduate who is interested in the intersection of technology, education and online learning. The Internet as a Leveler for Education. In fact, Sir Ken Robinson argues that we need to completely redefine the way we view education.

Shifting to Digital: The MPI World Education Conference - Engage365

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Shifting to Digital: The MPI World Education Conference - Engage365 : "If your annual education conference attracts only 20% of your members what are you doing for the other 80%? How do you create and deliver education for them? How do you bring your community together

Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

SocialFish

As someone who has a kid headed to college in three years, the concept of the staggering cost of a college education combined with the reality that a college degree (or even graduate degree) is no longer the guarantee of employment it used to be is one that weighs heavily on me.

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Improve Healthcare Education in Your Community with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

The University of Maryland’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education program sends text messages to parents about keeping their children healthy. Text messaging is a powerful tool in improving knowledge about broader health issues within a community.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Once they’ve shared their story, educate them about your organization and what its work could mean for their community. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself.

Who Are Education's Big Visionaries?

Have Fun - Do Good

One of the results of my creating a Generosity Plan was that I remembered how much I care about public education, literacy education, and arts education. When I graduated from college, almost all of my friends worked in public education, including me , but now, they've all left.

Mobile Commons Enroll: Reach, Educate, and Enroll the Uninsured

Mobile Commons

Last month, Mobile Commons launched Mobile Commons Enroll , a new product that can educate people about their health care options and guide them through enrollment.

Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform | Fast Company | Business Innovation

AFP Blog

Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform | Fast Company | Business Innovation : The charity is using its networking strength to provide teachers with new kinds of resources, and its data to hold bureaucrats accountable

Technology in Education and the Dominance of Apple [Infographic]

SocialFish

Interesting stuff from OpenColleges. Are you incorporating iPads or other similar tools into how you work with your members? An Infographic by Open Colleges. Potluck

Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com

AFP Blog

Press Release Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com : That’s something that Austin’s Windows of Wonder Institute, or WOWi, wants to end. With its first international project in Siem Reap, Cambodia, WOWi aims to bring American audiences together with students of the Tchey school, to provide technical training to these students and help raise money for the education of Cambodian children.

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Online Philanthropic Resources Enhance Education Curriculum - Philanthropy - pitchengine.com

AFP Blog

Online Philanthropic Resources Enhance Education Curriculum - Philanthropy - pitchengine.com.

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "More than 100 researchers interested in the emerging field of the social history of computer programming are running what may be the first academic conference held entirely using Web 2.0 tools

Top 5 Higher Education Fundraising Software for Universities

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Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

SocialFish

————– Since the announcement by Harvard and MIT about the launch of their joint online education venture, edX , I’ve seen several articles and opinion pieces about MOOC – massive open online courses. They’ll take charge of their own education.

How To Get Engagement in Your Online Education

SocialFish

Rich Finstein interviews Kathi Edwards , a consultant on our CommPartners team, about her take on social learning and online education – and how important these are for getting the engagement everyone is looking for. What trends are you seeing in live online education?

Online Collaboration: Taking Education to New Heights

Tech Soup Blog

Taking Education to New Heights. Pamela Clark began New Heights Educational Group in 2006, as part of a lifelong commitment to education. Pamela, inspired by her grandmother, saw an obligation to fight against these problems through education.

I just made an educational microloan!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As someone with three kids in college, I'm used to the idea of educational loans. It's the American way of higher education! educational loans are not so common. And, education is the way out of poverty. This weekend, I made my first educational microloan, to Claudia Belén García Royz of Nicaragua, who is studying to be an industrial engineer. Kushal described Vittana as "Kiva for educational loans."

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Shortly after last's week's earthquake in Haiti, a group of students working in a laboratory in Colorado unveiled a project that makes it easier for victims and volunteers to tweet for help.The lab, at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Atlas Institute, produced a guideline for a 'help specific' Twitter syntax that allows tweets requesting.

How To Apply Social to Education and Learning

SocialFish

Do you work in the Education department? That’s where your expertise in learning and education is invaluable. Given all of that, what can the education team actually DO with social? You spend most of your time delivering formal education programs, as you should.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

Tech Soup Blog

Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers. I have the very best job at TechSoup — I get to support our network of nonprofit technology event organizers.

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