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Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

What is competency-based learning and how would it work? Their learning management system (LMS) becomes a learning engine.

Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field. Learning and Knowledge Analytics.

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The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How PENCIL Thrives by Writing Their Own Path

NonProfit Hub

They’re no stranger to a fun and engaging learning environment. And PENCIL, Inc. is full of those life-changing, one-of-a-kind people.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Games provide tremendous opportunities for learning about real-world issues. You can register here. In Education. In Health. In Philanthropy.

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Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Research about the physical space can impact learning, can be found here. How did you use it creatively to enhance learning?

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Don’t Delay – Registration is open for the PCMP!!!

SocialFish

Lessons learned, new perspectives, and effective approaches from eight successful community managers. Program Dates: (Wednesdays at noon EST).

Can Dr. Seuss Help Your School Drive Admissions?

Connection Cafe

Your resolution is the experience and learning environment you can provide students and their families. The Story Arc. Memorize them.

Teaching with Tech: The Incredible—and Inevitable—Evolution of the Digital Classroom

Byte Technology

a single computer running basic DOS for an entire school was considered the very cutting edge of the tech-enhanced learning environment.

Seven Elements That Make For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the book, Does it Work? , Hire Learners - individuals who are curious and willing to learn on their own.

Seven Elements Of A Good Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the new book, Does it Work? , by Shane Atchison and Jason Burby. Find solutions. Does It Work?

The Elements Of Good Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the new book, Does it Work? , by Shane Atchison and Jason Burby. Find solutions.

Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The key takeaway for me is the whole point about the need for new metrics to measure learning from games. Photo by Rikomatic. Two years ago.

The importance of Sandboxes and Play in online learning spaces!

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Download pumpkins-apples-not-blogging.wmv. During the Full Circle training on online facilitation that I took this last month, we had a sandbox.

Attend Online Nonprofit Technology Conference (Special Discount for Beth's Blog Readers)

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It is a learning event to help you better understand how to manage technology. Keynotes from Ami Dar. of Idealist.org and Marnie Webb.

Newsmastering for Professional Development 2.0 Dashboard: Online Community Management Aggregator and Report

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

for online community managers or what education technology bloggers like Stephen Downes call " Personal Learning Environment."

One of Many: Students Find Safety at Holden High School

Tech Soup Blog

A nonprofit organization with 13 full-time and 7 part-time staff, Holden aims to provide a safe, open-minded learning environment for students who haven't had success in public schools or elsewhere. This post is part of a series spotlighting TechSoup member organizations' achievements. read more.

The Birth of a Field: Digital Media and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This morning I attended the MacArthur Foundation Digital Learning briefing that was taking place at the Natural History Museum in NYC.

Intermediated Conferences and Backchannels

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Since the workshop is essentiallly about designing more interactive face-to-face learning environments, I don't want to model a 85 minute lecture with 100 slide powerpoint, leaving 5 minutes for q&A at end. I wonder if there are learnings or ideas one can take from here? chat going on while a phone discussion).

New Models for Children's Museums: Wired Classrooms?

Museum 2.0

Apple calls this program “one to one” learning, meaning not one instructor but one computer per child. I don't. I don't want a plastic tree.

New Screencast: Web Analytics Demystified: A Primer for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I created a companion wiki where you find lots of links to additional resources to help you learn more. What I discovered is that creating a screencast is a terrific personal learning environment because you can't create a media piece unless you really know the topic. " I did learn one more thing that is a best practice.

Should Everyone Work on the Front Line as Part of their Career?

Museum 2.0

I figured I could pay someone a lot of money to go to graduate school, or I could pay nothing (and hopefully get paid) to learn on the job.

PowerMyLearning: Free Online Education Games and Videos for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

Since then, the organization has partnered with hundreds of schools and provided digital learning resources to 50,000 families in five cities.

Gaming the Talkback Experience with the Signtific What If? Machine

Museum 2.0

It's fun, I learn something, I'm challenged to contribute something meaningful, and I connect with other users. In other words, it's way better.

Interesting Uses of Technology: Virtual Libraries in Second Life

Tech Soup Blog

"Second Life libraries are examples of immersive learning environments ," explained Dr. Hill. The Rise of Virtual Libraries.

NpTech Tag Summary: Party Metaphors, Conversations, and A Few Good Links

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Want to learn how to use Google Analytics in 90 minutes? There's been lots written on educational technology blogs about personal learning environments that assume deep understanding of the topic. This slide show from Common Craft uses a party as a metaphor for online community. David Wilcox riffs on Steve Bridger's shout.

Can Networks Have Social Impact?

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A peer learning environment requires creating a safe space for conversation. I gravitated to the learning network discussion.

Where I'm Coming From

Museum 2.0

What is free-choice learning? As John Holt wrote, "Learning is not the product of teaching. Why do you care about and or work in museums?