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.

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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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!

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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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.

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.

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

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.

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!)

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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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. ".

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

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.

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

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.

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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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.

The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog: Virtual Auction Will Raise Money for Virginia Tech

AFP Blog

Perkins, an instructional technologist at Virginia Tech, has set up a silent auction in the virtual world Second Life to raise money for the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog: Virtual Auction Will Raise Money for Virginia Tech: "Virtual Auction Will Raise Money for Virginia TechRoss A.

Declaring Open Source

AFP Blog

Code is the operating system of our system of government, the line-by-line instructions that govern our federal government. Declaring Open Source: "Declaring Open SourceA one-line patch to the U.S. Code would make open source software a charitable deductionBy John S. Irons, Carl MalamudFebruary 1, 2007The U.S. The code contains provisions for pretty much everything you can think of and lots of

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.

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. —

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.

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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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.

Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

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.

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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.

My First Machinima

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Instructions - hat tip to Diana Drake It's not as hard as learning the piano. And definitely not as hard as spelling it. Bouncing out of your seat to take a bow reminds me of Rudolph Serkin.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Peer Instruction and the flipped classroom is a research-based, interactive teaching method developed by Eric Mazur at Harvard University in the 1990s.

2012's Required Reading For School Leaders: Leverage Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In the book, the author explains that less than six percent of a principal's time is spent on observing classrooms, coaching teachers to make them better, leading or planning professional training for teachers, using data to drive instruction, and evaluating teachers.

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?”