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

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” As you can tell from the slide, we have a Harry Potter theme for the session. Our session will change the way you design and deliver technology trainings. Instructional Design. 8 Tips for Designing Powerful Nonprofit Training Workshops. Design Labs.

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Five Engagement Techniques for Online Learning


Here are the slides from a webinar we did recently for CommPartners’ Wit and Wisdom series. Maddie Grant, CAE and Lindy Dreyer—the experts behind social media strategy firm SocialFish—will share specific ideas designed to encourage engagement around your online education.

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Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

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I’ll be sharing my best tips and secrets for designing and delivering training for nonprofit professionals that get results. So, expect to see regular reflections on good instructional design and delivery for any topic, but especially technology related.

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Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars

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I thought I’d take this opportunity to reflect again on a decade of experience of designing and delivering interactive webinars. In order to do that, you have to think like an instructional designer ! As a webinar designer, what tricks and tips have worked for you?

How To Apply Social to Education and Learning


Your job will be more rewarding when you transition your learners from passively listening to actively engaging through social channels you intentionally design as part of the learning experience. You have to know how to apply them to instructional design.

Learn You Will: #14ntc Nonprofit Tech Training Session Reflection and Resources

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Earlier this month, I presented on a panel called “ Learn, You Will ” with Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon, and Andrea Berry on the topic of designing effective nonprofit technology training at the Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN. Training Design

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How To Get Engagement in Your Online Education


How do you apply instructional design principles to a live online learning session? Keep slides simple.

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

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Designing and facilitating training (not matter the topic) is one of my passions and why I blog about it on a regular basis. The photograph above documents a creative stretch break from a recent Leadership Training I designed and co-facilitated at the Americans for the Arts Conference.

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How To Make A Back Channel Light Up Like Clark Griswald's House

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I've been experimenting with integrating social media into instruction for the past five years, so the webinar was a great opportunity to reflect on practice. I covered these three topics: Why: Social media integrated into instruction - Pass or Fail? I think you can design around it.

PopTech Fellows Program: Reflections

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PopTech Slides View more presentations from kanter. Here are some thoughts about tweaking the instructional design: Game Length and Instructional Context. All of the instruction is aligned to a network frame. . Social Media Strategy As Design Process.

E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco

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The conference in Morocco was a “tri-lingual event” and was translated into French, English, and Arabic, although the content and instructional design were identical to the event in Jordan. This conference was designed as an interactive, networking event.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

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This blog post includes some reflections on the instructional design, delivery, and insights that I hope will inform the field building discussion taking place over at the Packard OE Program site. Program Design. 2. Design for Organizational Reluctance.

Trainer’s Notebook: Reflections on Designing and Delivering Training To Get Results

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Design for Participants To Apply. It’s been great to discuss instructional design with other trainers that Deborah has brought together. Design for Different Levels of Capacity and Skills: Adapt in Real Time. So, you have to design for that. Training Design

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ArtsLabSF: Reflections About Social Learning With Social Media

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One thing led to another and I designed a social media lab for arts organizations. Participants design and launch a social media experiment that helps them improve their practice and share learning with one another. Here are some reflections on the instructional design: 1.