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

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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.

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?

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.

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.

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For complete instructions on how to implement these changes download our full guide to Next-Level Donor Retention and Renewal Strategies! As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones.

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.

Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you're a current EveryAction user and would like to enable Apple Pay, click here for instructions! Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites.

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).

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!

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.

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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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.

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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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For full instructions on running voter registration and other types of civic engagement campaigns, download our nonprofit guide today!

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

Wild Apricot

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

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

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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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.

Activate Formal Learning – Gyrus

Gyrus

GyrusAim Skill Centric LMS and Vado’s courses as every Vado course contains step by step instruction on how to apply on the jobBoost up the job skills with activating formal learning solutions.

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!

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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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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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.

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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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

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.

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are the step-by-step instructions Success!

Trainer’s Notebook: Making Accommodations In Workshops

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I modify instructions or make accommodations for physical disabilities. In any of my instructions for any interactive activities, I always tell people that it isn’t required to move around or stand – do what they comfortable doing and modify. I made this part of the instructions.

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. —

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

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

How to Maintain Strong Leadership in Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

Studies show that when it comes to retaining new skills, 70 percent of learning occurs independently through projects and practice, 20 percent occurs through personal instruction from peers and higher-ups and only 10 percent comes from formal instruction.

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!)

Get A Second Read On Important Documents

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When writing important memos, policies, instructions and/or global communications, ask a co-worker or fellow manager to read your document before you distribute it.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 98: The State of Social Media in 2019

Connection Cafe

Today Jocelyn Wright, Instructional Designer and Jenny Toledo, Instructor at Blackbaud University, join your host Roz Lemieux, Director of Blackbaud Labs, to talk about some of the highlights from the M+R Benchmarks Report and what they mean for your organization.

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!

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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