eLearning on limited resources - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

eLearning on limited resources - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "During the recent ASAE 2015 Technology Conference & Expo, Allison Hamrick of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS), Micah Jordan of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and Amanda Batson of ABD Partners, LLC, offered five tips for successful learning and technology partnerships, especially focused on eLearning, in organizations with limited resources.

New to TechSoup: Reading Eggs Online Educational Program

Tech Soup Blog

mobile elearning TechSoup is proud to announce Reading Eggs, our newest donor partner. Reading Eggs is an online reading education program for children aged 3 to 13. See the program page for details about the subscription plans offered by TechSoup. Is It Right for My Organization?

How to Change the World: A Free Course on Social Good

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Event tsevent mooc social good summit Want to learn how to make positive change in the world through a top university?

We Are Media: Webinar Series from NTEN

Amy Sample Ward

Tags: digital learning events elearning nten wearemedia webinar

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The Impact of E-Learning on Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Training tstrainandlearn report Does your organization partake in any e-learning? If you currently don't offer e-learning to staff or management, you might consider it.

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3 Ways to Quickly Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strengths: Free Leadership Training Webinar

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Event Training webinars tspeopleonthego tsevents Register for a special, complimentary webinar on Wednesday, September 4 at. 12 p.m. PT, "Time for Leadership: Finding an Hour to Lead." " Let's face it, we all have weaknesses. But instead. of having an "Oh no!"

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Learn to Use Adobe Software

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Adobe Photoshop Adobe Training Program InDesign DreamweaverNew to TechSoup — the Adobe Foundation's Nonprofit Training Program provides a series of donated online training courses for Dreamweaver, InDesign, or Photoshop to nonprofit staff.

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PowerMyLearning: Free Online Education Games and Videos for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning cloud computing education tstrainlearn tsculturalorg tsyouthorg tslibraryorg tsinstructionorg Wikispaces online tools tschoolsorgIt often surprises people when I mention that education accounts for fully one-fifth of nonprofit activity , second only to human services.

E-Readers for Everyone: Teaching Tips Webinar

Tech Soup Blog

Digital Divide eLearning Event Online Seminar Training library libraries nonprofits webinars nonprofit education online training e-book tablet literacy e-readerMore than three-quarters of the nation's public libraries offer e-books, but most Americans don't know that this service is provided by their local library.

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Manage Your Events with Ease: Upcoming Webinar on August 16

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Event Fundraising Marketing Online Seminar Training library libraries nonprofits community TechSoup Event webinars nonprofit conference email marketing Event Management Acteva Webinar event planning Networking registration online calendar survey community buildingSponsoring an event requires a lot of planning and involves many details.

Create Dynamic Online Trainings: Webinar Recap

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Online Seminar Training cloud video cloud computing nonprofits webinars nonprofit online training Idealware online meeting tutorial screencast slideshowTechSoup hosted a webinar about how to Create Dynamic Online Trainings on July 26. Janet Fouts from Tatu Digital Media and Kyle Andrei from Idealware shared tips on how to prepare, design, and execute online trainings to make them more intriguing and dynamic.

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Create Dynamic Online Trainings: Upcoming Webinar on July 26

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Online Seminar Training video library libraries nonprofits TechSoup Event webinars nonprofitLately TechSoup has been making a significant effort to create video tutorials and screen captures for a variety of topics relevant to our audience. These videos have included tutorials on the Microsoft Software Donation Program and TechSoup eligibility and registration processes.

New Microsoft Office 2010 Courses from easyLearning

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Training Microsoft Office 2010 online learning easyLearningNonprofits are busy, and it can be difficult to find time to learn new skills. Self-paced online courses from easyLearning. offer an easy, flexible option: learn wherever you are and whenever you have the time.

How to Evaluate Your Digital Literacy Program: Free Webinar on June 30

Tech Soup Blog

Accessible Technology Acquiring Technology Community Tech Centers Connecting to the Internet eLearning Event Grants for Technology Online Seminar Technology Assessment library nonprofitsAccess to the Internet and computer training are key services. public libraries and some nonprofits provide. To bolster their efforts, the. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provided $7.2 billion to expand access to. broadband services in the United States. Many groups received BTOP funding.

Say Goodbye to Tedious Spreadsheet Work with ReadyTalk for Salesforce

Tech Soup Blog

Clients Databases eLearning cloud computing community donor management webinars nonprofit ReadyTalk CRMThis post was authored by Anita Wehnert and originally appeared on the ReadyTalk blog.

Do It Yourself: Quick Tech Tips and Fixes to Do in One Day

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning GreenTech Office and Productivity Running Your Organization Tech Planning Troubleshooting and Maintenance Office 2010 libraries nonprofits digital storytelling do-it-yourself DIYIt’s nearly time for spring cleaning, so. get your tech in order and improve your efficiency with some simple. do-it-yourself activities that can be done in just a day.

Upcoming Webinars from ReadyTalk and the My PC Series

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Event Training Windows 7 Microsoft LinkedIn webinars ReadyTalkFrom time to time, we at TechSoup highlight webinars from our webinar donor partners and former presenters. Check out the following free webinars from ReadyTalk and the My PC Series ! From ReadyTalk. LinkedIn – Enabling Nonprofits to Engage and What They Need to Succeed! Thursday, May 17 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Back to School at TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Online Seminar SNPO goQ online learning webinars easyLearningSeptember's here. The kids are back in school starting their education, but what about you? For nonprofits, libraries, and their constituents, education is essential to keep knowledge and skills up to date.

New Report Shows How to Take Your Professional Development Into Your Own Hands

Connection Cafe

1 – Webinars are the most popular form of technology-based learning, followed by eLearning courses, and video. As a nonprofit professional, how do you learn? What does professional development look like when you are busy delivering programs and managing mission-critical tasks?

Training Your Staff: Online Alternatives

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Online Seminar Running Your Organization Staff Training Using the Web and Internet Volunteers Audio Conferencing BetterWorld Telecom online collaboration using the InternetIdealware , a partner of TechSoup's recently posted an article addressing how to train staff in simpler, more cost-effective ways. All of the methods listed use the web or some form of computer technology in order to avoid the hassle of going to off-site training seminars or conferences.

October Only: Reduced Admin Fees on Online Courses

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning SNPO online learningNow through October 31, TechSoup and the Society for Nonprofit Organizations (SNPO) are offering reduced administrative fees on the Learning Institute online courses. Save 15 percent on individual courses (admin fee: $77.50 $65 each) and 20 percent on the entire eight-course Certificate Series (admin fee: $500.

Games for Change: Al Gore, Supporting Vets, and Making Civics Fun

Tech Soup Blog

eLearning Event International Multimedia and Graphics Online Activism causes online community games Games for ChangeOn Monday, June 20 I had the pleasure of attending the opening sessions of the Games for Change pre-conference at NYU, on behalf of TechSoup. The Games for Change festival is the premiere gathering place for developers, activists, educators, funders, policymakers, and gamers in the field of "serious games."

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The State of Association E-Learning


The slice of associations not using social media as part of elearning dropped from 47.6 percent of associations planning elearning in the next 12 months say they will not use any social media, though the majority (53.8 Interested in the state of association e-learning?

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning


In the eLearning industry we call this the skills-gap crisis, and it affects both college graduates and skilled trade workers alike. Activities could be books, videos, webinars, self-paced eLearning, conference attendance, etc. Post by Jack McGrath, President of Digitec Interactive.

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The 2012 Field Guide to Software for Nonprofits


Collaboration Board Support Software Collaborative Documents eLearning File Sharing Intranets and Portals Online Chat Online Conferencing Project Management Screenshots and Screencasting Wikis. PublishDate: April 2012. How do you choose software for your nonprofit?

Idealware Goes to Washington: NTC14 Voting Open Until July 31st


Transcend Time and Space with eLearning. While that grey, chilly period between Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day isn’t everyone’s favorite time of year, it is for us at Idealware. NTC14 is coming up faster than a team of flying reindeer, and we couldn’t be more excited.

Community Voting for 2013 NTC Sessions Open Until September 7


The Wide, Wide World of eLearning. Our good friends an partners at NTEN put on the Nonprofit Technology Conference every spring. It’s always a wonderful opportunity to get up-to-date on what’s happening in the field. Because the 2013 conference will be in beautiful Minneapolis, it will also be an opportunity to try these delicious-looking walleye cookies.)

Two New Video Tutorials from Idealware

Tech Soup Blog

According to Idealware, the eLearning Library will eventually be a paid service, but these first installments are available for free as a pilot (email address required). Our content partners at Idealware have just launched a new series of video tutorials for nonprofits. There are two tutorials so far: Facebook vs. Twitter and Constituent Chaos. These short tutorials are full of great information.

Idealware Goes to Washington: NTC14 Voting Open Until July 31


Transcend Time and Space with eLearning. While that grey, chilly period between Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day isn’t everyone’s favorite time of year, it is for us at Idealware. NTC14 is coming up faster than a team of flying reindeer, and we couldn’t be more excited.

The Do's and Don’ts of Email Campaigns for Nonprofits

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Gloria Kopp Business Writer, Educator and eLearning Consultant. Gloria Kopp is a business writer, educator and an elearning consultant at Paper Fellows. Email marketing campaigns are just as effective for nonprofits as they are for any other business. So, nonprofits must utilize every opportunity to push their cause forward. Aside from sending out emails on behalf of your nonprofit, there are other things that can be worked on in order to see a greater level of success.

eNews: Online Surveys, Prioritizing Tech


The Technology Pyramid: eLearning Module Does your organization have its technology priorities in the right order? This free interactive eLearning course walks you through a solid plan for making good decisions for your organization’s infrastructure, hardware, and software. PublishDate: February 2011. February 2011. The course concludes with a self-assessment quiz to help examine your organization’s needs.

Social Media Measurement and Learning Analytics: How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Elearning space defines it as: “Use of intelligent data, learner-produced data, and analysis models to discover information and social connections, and to predict and advise on learning.” I Love Social Media Measurement. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Social Network Management Systems?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

We believe NLEs will be the next evolution in eLearning: [link]. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Network Management Systems?

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Emerging Technologies for Human Service Organizations


For those people who are connected, the Internet is the natural place to turn for training materials and education, and eLearning is now commonplace. I'm in Maryland this week for the Legal Service Corporations's invitational Summit on Technology and Access to Justice. I'm excited -- it should be a great discussion on the ways that existing and emerging technology can help legal aid organizations provide more access to information and support.


Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

“Elluminate is a leading provider of live Web conferencing and eLearning solutions for the real-time organization.&# Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Vendorspeak August 24, 2007 One of the things I’ve noticed recently is that my blog is getting the attention of software vendors. I guess that’s a good thing. Maybe it means I have “arrived&#.

How Do You Browse By Category Blog Content from NpTech Bloggers?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He told me about his elearning learning portal that might not only solve my blog categorization and finding issues, but also do it for a community of bloggers who write about a particular topic - say nptech and nonprofit bloggers. I have a confession. I have many years of blog content.

Free software and sustainable computing

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Elluminate is a leading provider of live Web conferencing and eLearning solutions for the real-time organization.

A Woman's Investment: A Web 2.0 Fundraising Campaign to Support Women Entreprenuers in Philippines

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A Womans Investment - invitation to contribute View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: wonderwebby quotes ). Jasmin Tragasa , who lives in Australia, is managing consultant and social media advocate at IBM with a background in new media and design. 

Social Media Game in Khmer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Alas we did not have workshop time here in Bogota to run the game at the eLearning conference. Back in January for the LASA Conference, I did a session with David Wilcox on Social Media that include an introduction and the social media game. I done various remixes -- for example most recently for fundraising and a version for Filmmakers. A number of o ther folks have remixed the game -- and it's been translated into different languages too.

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Member Round Up: Summer Learning!


Our friends at SocialFish recently announced their Think Tank Summer eLearning Series , featuring five sessions covering a range of social media topics, from Pinterest to Google+ to creating and curating content.

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The Scoop on National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Tech Soup Blog

Everyone at TechSoup recently took some training in basic online security awareness from Fishnet Security eLearning. October 2013 being the 10 th.

Unleashing Innovation: Using Everyday Technology to Improve Your Services


One person said she was inspired to implement a whole new eLearning program after attending a conference where she was involved with a peer-learning group that helped her understand that possibility. PublishDate: March 2012. Author: Laura S. Quinn, Idealware. Amy Wagner, MAP For Nonprofits. NOTE: This article originally appeared in the March issue of the NTEN:Change Journal , available free with registration.

Microsoft's Secret Giveaway


Microsoft ELearning is a series of online classes in standard MS products like Word and Excel, and Server products like MS SQL Server or Windows 2003. Sometimes it feels like the bane of my existence is my office phone. It's so bad that I rarely answer it, preferring to forward it to Google Voice where I can peruse the barely readable transcripts just well enough to filter out the 90% cold sales calls I receive.