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.

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.

Train 101

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.

Train 80

The Future of Social: Gen Z

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Beth is an expert in facilitating online and offline peer learning, curriculum development based on traditional adult learning theory and other instructional approaches. What can we learn from nonprofits who have been early adopters reaching out to and engaging Gen Z donors?

QuickBooks Keeps Kantorei Singing

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The participants learn the foundations of choir singing, such as posture and breathing, vocal technique, and tone. They also learn theory, ear training, foreign language skills, and the study of music within a social context.

Guest Post: Community and Civic Engagement in Museum Programs

Museum 2.0

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.

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?

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.

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.