How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, expect to see regular reflections on good instructional design and delivery for any topic, but especially digital technology and social media related. ” ADDIE is an instructional design method that stands for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.

Daily DoGooder: How to Stop Homelessness: An Instructional Video

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.How to Stop Homelessness: An Instructional Video | 2:46 Greater Vancouver Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness Some great, quirky choreography drives this video, which gets to the basics of stemming homelessness—providing homes.

Wikis for Curriculum Development and Instructional Materials

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a project coming up where I'm thinking through a collaborative design for say - curriculum development, a repository for existing instructional materials,and to leverage knowledge from a group of practitioners online (aka SME) to add to the curriculum/knowledge sharing. I've mostly used wikis as a personal portfolio and have participated in community or collaborative wikis facilitated by others.

Helping Strangers Participate through Instructions: Deconstructing the MP3 Experiment

Museum 2.0

The MP3 experiment is an exercise in following instructions. He explains that you will have to follow his instructions to have “the most pleasant afternoon together.” How can you use specific yet evocative instructions to invite visitors into complicit acts of exploration and art?

Upcoming Webinar March 26: Public Tech Instruction - Internet Safety

Tech Soup Blog

essential skill to include in basic digital literacy instruction, but. Internet safety instruction doesn’t have to be difficult, though! This session, Public Tech Instruction: Internet Safety , this Wednesday, March 26 at 11 a.m. Indiana) about the types of Internet safety instruction they have been offering, and how they approach teaching this topic. highlighting public technology instruction. How does your library address questions about Internet safety?

Upcoming Webinar April 30: Public Tech Instruction for Online Job Search Assistance

Tech Soup Blog

Eastern), Public Tech Instruction: Online Job Search Assistance will offer helpful information about providing job seeker assistance using innovative services and tech savvy tools. Do you help job seekers at your library or nonprofit? Supporting job seekers is a critical service provided by public libraries and community based workforce organizations. This free webinar on Wednesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m.

Social Media Trainings: How do you use pre-workshop data about your participants effectively to shape effective instruction?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a chance to reflect now on the data I've collected and think about the instructional design. I wondered about a creative way to use already collected burning questions without taking up instructional time to rehash them again through an icebreaker.

Nice Instructional Video on Filtering and Processing a Network of People

Network-Centric Advocacy

I like this overview. We do some of this in Demystifying the Web presentations. . I use different tools (blog,rss,google reader,listsenves) but the logic behind it is good. You let the network filter and clean the web for what is important to you. Small groups filter and discuss. (I I let the indicaiton of discussion tell me something is interesting.) I focus my "filter value" on the networks issues. I also like the technique at the end for Q&A.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology


Don’t forget to download our CRM shopping guide (below) for step-by-step instructions for navigating the entire process, including helpful worksheets and more!

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5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program


Instructions for where to find voter registration material on campus. Instructions for how to register using a campus address.

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

Wild Apricot Blog

customization event registration instructional video Membership management Videos Wild Apricot YouTubeDid you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ).

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

Wild Apricot Blog

Wild Apricot instructional video Videos Membership management YouTube event registration customizationDid you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ).

When To Coach And When To Counsel

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As a coach , a manager: identifies an employees need for instruction and direction and this need is usually directly related to his or her performance or career goals. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

Moderating Forums: a Training Video

Wild Apricot Blog

Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech Best practices Volunteers online community Social networking Video Non-profit Communications membership training instructional video Membership management forum

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Freedom to Connect


View Aaron Swartz Video (Freedom to Connect Conference, May 2012) He who receives an idea from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine, receives light without darkening me.

Tag This Post in for Dummies!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are the step-by-step instructions Success!

Does Bad Data Software Hurt Nonprofits? Roderick Campbell CommitChange : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

If your data-tracking systems need their own organization charts or binders full of complicated instructions, then your software infrastructure is definitely broken." ''via Blog this Does Bad Data Software Hurt Nonprofits? Roderick Campbell CommitChange : FundRaising Success : "The short answer is yes.

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How to get Started on Twitter

NCE Social Media

Here’s a nice story with detailed instructions on how to get started on Twitter. Hat tip to Steve McDonell.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy


VisionLink’s unique Strategic Advantage consulting department is proud to be supporting the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy (CCA). This is the 15th CCA-affiliated Academy that Lois Ann Porter, Visionlink’s Sr. Vice President, has helped design and implement.

Geo-Tagged Map Shows Impact of Hurricane Joaquin in Real Time


For instructions to view, share or add the map to your own site, please visit: About VisionLink VisionLink has been supporting communities since 1991. Map illustrates damage reports as hurricane hits North Carolina. BOULDER, Colo. —

Advance Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy to the Next Level


Noting that 62% of survey respondents have no digital strategy or dedicated digital team, this year’s report focuses on step-by-step instructions to help nonprofits level up their digital activities We have some exciting news for you.

Setting Up Facebook Fanpages

NCE Social Media

Here is a 2 minute video with easy to understand instructions on how to do it. Okay, so you haven’t set up your agency fan page on Facebook just yet. Fear not. Once you’ve set up your fan page, you can embed them on other websites. A previous post of the NCE Social Media Blog discusses how to embed fan pages. Education and Training Facebook facebook fan fanpage

Kevin07 creator behind national fundraiser | The Australian

AFP Blog

he instructed his agency staff to design a logo, website and Facebook page to encourage Australians around theKevin07 creator behind national fundraiser | The Australian: "Neil Lawrence, of Sydney advertising agency Lawrence Creative Strategy, had initially planned only to host a barbecue himself and pass the hat around for flood victims.But after he tweeted his intentions the idea took off.So

A Wake Up Call: What the Equifax Breach Means for Website Owners

Byte Technology

Follow their instructions and, in some circumstances, the host will clean up the problem for you and recommend measures you can take to avoid a future hack.

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This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Next, with as much detail as possible, provide step-by-step instructions on how the results were achieved. Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? I know at times it may feel like a lot to juggle.

CharityVillage? Research: Hey You, Get Out of Your Social Media Comfort Zone.Yes You!

AFP Blog

Give a new network a try yourself before instructing your communications team to paste a new icon in the upper right corner of your organization's website CharityVillage Research: Hey You, Get Out of Your Social Media Comfort Zone.Yes You! Becoming comfortable with a social network yourself is the best way to understand how your supporters and donors might interact with your organization in social spaces. Here are three less popular (but no less addictive!)

SEO For Nonprofits: A Beginners Guide To Digital Marketing Success

Nonprofits Source

You can download the guide below with step-by-step instructions for setting up your sitemaps and robots.txt files: 3. The time has finally come to demystify Search Engine Optimization ( SEO) for nonprofits.

3rd Annual EveryAction Nonprofit Halloween Costume Parade


Due to high demand, CLI quickly expanded, and now offers an expanded service model including recurring workshops in literacy instruction and personalized, job-embedded coaching to help educators create a lasting love of reading in their students (of books like Where the Wild Things Are!). Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction!

Today's Leadership Thought: Celebrate Learning

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Mistakes are instructive. Today's leadership thought comes from the new book, Trap Tales , by David M. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks. Rejoice and celebrate in the effort, the journey, and the process as much as in the end result. Learn from them instead of hiding them. ".

How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Whether you are facilitating a session with your board, staff, or hundreds of folks in a room, you’ll find ways to design instructional content that interests, engages, and inspires action. Instructional Design. How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Training.

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Boost Your Performance Threshold by Outsourcing

NonProfit Hub

Outsourced work and projects often require very specific instruction. Because these service providers are not directly involved in your organization, they likely won’t be able to capture your brand or voice without a little direction—and the clearer the instructions the better.

Social Superpower: Using Facebook to Increase Your NPO’s Website Traffic

Byte Technology

You can create the code by following instructions on Facebook’s comments plugin or, if you’re a WordPress user, with the platform’s similar plugin.

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Trainer’s Notebook: The Importance of Hands-On Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Classroom style with desks puts a barrier between the students and the instruction, especially when people are using laptops or tablets to take notes. This combination of advanced planning and evaluation helps one continuously improve their instructional design.

Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Posts Are Likely Not Appearing on News Feeds Anymore

NonProfit Hub

This 2-step instruction is the easy part. A good first step would be a simple post that includes instructions and an image: I would love to hear of other creative ways that nonprofits are dealing with these new algorithms.

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Lame spams of the day: Fake Amazon and PayPal receipts

Robert Weiner

Kurtis-Walls@ Instructions to seller. You haven't entered any instructions. firstname}{la}{_lastname}@{lb} instructions to {lc}. you haven't entered any instructions. I got a big batch of these today.

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7 Social Media Toolsets for 2016 by @jeremycaplan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve never met him face-to-face, but I’ve learned some much from reading and using his curated instructional materials. Jeremy Caplan is the Director of Education, Tow-Knight Center Entrepreneurial Journalism and an amazing teacher.

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love all aspects instructional design and facilitation , but being a good trainer also means being a good content curator and resource librarian. ” So, I like to share a few of my favorites that I have inspired me in my instructional/training practice.

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Just Joined a New Federal Commission!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I recently was sworn in by Undersecretary of Education Martha Kanter as one of nineteen people serving on the Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities.

Flickr Experimentation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Instructional Materials Originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg. I love how flickr enables conversation around your photos and connections to people with same intense interests

Raising Awareness of Matching Gifts

Connection Cafe

E-Match allows donors and friends to determine the match eligibility of their gift, with “how to” instructions and access to employer-specific match forms. One of the most commonly asked questions we receive at HEPdata is, “How do I make my donors aware of the benefits of matching gifts?”