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Why Movement Is the Killer Learning App for Nonprofits

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As a trainer and facilitator who works with nonprofit organizations and staffers, you have to be obsessed with learning theory to design and deliver effective instruction, have productive meetings, or embark on your own self-directed learning path.

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Six Tips for Evaluating Your Nonprofit Training Session

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Use Learning Theory. I have written a lot about how it is important to understand how the brain works, how people learn by using learning theories to guide the design of your workshops. Learning.

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How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery

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Cindy and Jeanne wrote this great reflection of what we learned and how we facilitated this very interactive session. The 2016 session took all of the trainers’ lessons learned from the previous session and improved upon the presentation and exercises.

NTEN Is Hiring an Educational Program Manager

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The new Educational Program Manager will work directly to serve the NTEN community by harnessing adult learning theory and educational curriculum development to provide the training and resources you need to use technology to further your organization's mission and good work. > > Learn more and apply to join the NTEN Team!

Six Books About Skills You Need To Succeed in A Networked World

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Here are six fantastic books that I read this year that help you gain 21st century skills like learning from failure, reflection, visualization, and more. This book is filled with great tips on designing engaging learning experiences that help your participants connect, inspire, and engage.

More on Collaborative Knowledge Capture for Conferences Using Social Media Tools

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" I love seeing this through Loretta's lens of learning. " Loretta argues: The first supposition is that as various means are used to capture the proceedings of an event, (Nancy mentions: Chat/IRC, Videocasts, VOIPcasts, Podcasts, and Visual Facilitation), the performance of encapsulating and depicting is in itself learning. The learning is not in that moment in which these actions are taking. Loretta, doe it depend on which learning theory you buy into?

Twittering and Forgetting

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The title of this post is a play on a book I read The Book of Learning and Forgetting by Frank Smith in 1998 when I was working with arts educators on integrating technology into their lesson plans. I would recommend technology resources and they would share books about learning. Smith's book explains the history of learning theories and practice. He establishes two ways of thinking about educational practice--the official view of learning and the classical view.

AAM 2010 Recap: Slides, Surprises, and a Banjo

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A few things I learned from the presentations and discussion: Dan shared a useful 4-step mental model for the progression of how institutions move towards participatory engagement. Basically, the idea is that most organizations learn in a single loop that connects programs to results.

Guest Post: Community and Civic Engagement in Museum Programs

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I learn a ton from her every day and wanted to share her thinking--and her graduate thesis--with you. There were times when coordinating a fire art festival while researching social capital theory made me want to burn my computer.