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.

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.

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.

7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For tips and instructions on how to gain more sustainers, use. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner!

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What Email Spam Rates Mean for Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For more tactics and instructions on how to use them, download the full 2018 Email Deliverability Study today, and get ready for your best Giving Tuesday yet!

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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?

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?

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For more ideas and instructions on how to use testing to improve your organization’s digital engagement, download our complete guide below! There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits.

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Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I hope to share some simple and fun ways to create "shoulder-to-shoulder" instructional media for the panel on Screencasting at NTC I'm doing. Next cut and paste the URL into the Feedburner tool and follow the instructions. and follow the instructions.

When all else fails, read the instructions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her instructions: Each session post you make on your blog should trackback to two posts on the BlogHer site: a/ The post on the Blogher blog describing where to find the live-bloggers : (This is the track back url I will need to cut and paste.). I'm live blogging at blogher and in about an hour and half, I'll be attending a training on how we're supposed to be tagging our posts and some points about writing style, etc.

When all else fails, read the instructions.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got a cheap Olympus Recorder (WS-200) after reading Andy Carvin 's and Brian Russell 's posts. I did my first recording with a Thai Dancer who speaks Cambodian, along with my son. It's here: Download firstpodcast.mp3. My big mistake was that I neglected to make sure the recorder was turned off while transferring the files to the computer. The files were corrupted! Lost the fantastic interview! So, I told my tale of woe into the recorder. It records in WMA format (Windows Media Audio).

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.

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 ).

The Secret Metric Killing Nonprofit Fundraising (And What To Do About It)

Everyaction

For full instructions on how to improve your organization's deliverability rate, download the full study below!

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!

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

According to the recently released. M+R Benchmarks Report , 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior.

5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

Everyaction

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

10 Breakthrough Planned Giving Insights from Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Latest Report

Everyaction

This extensive report offers analysis of generational wealth data, in-depth case studies of multiple nonprofits’ planned giving efforts, and detailed instructions on how to approach planned giving conversations with your donors.

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

Everyaction

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 Reasons Nonprofits Shouldn't Miss Out On Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Everyaction

Here are some instructions on how to use EveryAction’s tools to get it set up! Peer-to-peer fundraising, a form of tiered crowdfunding which turns your supporters into fundraisers for your organization, is a trendy topic in the nonprofit world.

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Freedom to Connect

VisionLink

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.

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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Tag This Post in del.icio.us for Dummies!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are the step-by-step instructions Success!

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

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

VisionLink

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

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

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!)

Advance Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy to the Next Level

Frogloop

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.

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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3rd Annual EveryAction Nonprofit Halloween Costume Parade

EveryAction

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!

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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How To Schedule A Facebook Page Update Using Facebook [Video Tutorial]

John Haydon

You can schedule a post up to 6 months in advance in 10-minute intervals, from your Page’s sharing tool by following these instructions: Facebook scheduling updatesFacebook rolled out a new feature that lets Page admins schedule updates for a future date and time.

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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How to Add Social Media Links to Your Google Search Profile

John Haydon

Google recently published instructions for adding code to your nonprofit’s website so that your social media profiles will appear […]. When supporters search for your organization on Google, you want them to see the best possible results on page one.

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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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. ".