NpTech Tag Summary: 10 Web 2.0 Things You Can Do In Ten Minutes!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The NpTech Tag Summary went on hiatus to give some space to. I'm moving beyond monitoring the NpTech tagged items and meta feeds to incorporate nuggets from micro media sources, nptech bloggers, friend feeds, and USG. Don't forget to sign up the feeds on the agreed tag.

NpTech Tag: Change.org To Launch White-Label Social Network for Nonprofits, GeekToys that Give Geekbumps, and Blog Readability

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But these sites have two important limitations that give nonprofits reason to look for additional tools. Marnie Webb (who appears to be blogging a bit more these days since she switched to a MAC ) tagged an interesting article from the Wall Journal that asks " Is there a numerical cap on how many friends we can have? Would love to read a summary of the campaign results and lessons learned. Perhaps there is a lot to learn from headline writing skills.

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The Nonprofit Guide to Going Green: Book Release Parties!

Robert Weiner

The website for the new book, The Nonprofit Guide to Going Green describes it as "a comprehensive learning tool to guide nonprofits and NGOs towards becoming greener. Tags: TechSoup The definitive, practical, go-to resource guide on helping all charities become more green.". The authors are on a brief North American book tour, with stops in Toronto, Berkeley, and DC over the next few weeks: Toronto, Ontario : April 22. read more.

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The Nonprofit Guide to Going Green: Book Release Parties!

Tech Soup Blog

The website for the new book, The Nonprofit Guide to Going Green describes it as "a comprehensive learning tool to guide nonprofits and NGOs towards becoming greener. Tags: GreenTech The definitive, practical, go-to resource guide on helping all charities become more green.". The authors are on a brief North American book tour, with stops in Toronto, Berkeley, and DC over the next few weeks: Toronto, Ontario : April 22. read more.

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New Year's Technology Resolution #3: This Year, We Will Manage Our Finances Better

Tech Soup Blog

For all your organization's accounting and finance needs, from banking and expense reports to donations processing, inventory tracking, and payroll, we have the software and learning tools to help your small to medium organization comfortably manage its finances. Tags: Donors E-Learning Finances Finances 2010 is the year to make sure your finances are in tip-top shape, and TechSoup is here to help.

SXSW Nonprofit ROI Poetry Slam

NTEN

Oh, and we tried to learn a few things along the way. Using measurement as a learning tool. Tags: NPTech sxswnp roi measurement sxsw Four great panelists, three funny judges, and the incomparable Beth Kanter put on quite a show. Some of the issues our poets raised: Combining qualitative and quantitive data. Proving ROI to your managers. Whether or not online mom communities are mean.

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The Limits Of Calculating Social Media ROI

John Haydon

ROI as a learning tool. Tags: Social Media Optimization facebook fan results roi social media Before you spend time trying to calculate social media ROI, ask yourself one very important question: What purpose does the ROI serve?

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Social Media Listening: You Don’t To Be Joey Chestnut on the 4th of July!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s the same sort of discomfort that some people feel about approaching the task of listening for learning using the social web. One strategy is to use it as a professional learning tool. Think of Professional Learning As A Gift To Yourself.

H2O Playlists

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This September, Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society will launch H2O Playlists -- a new tool for finding academic content. H20 playlists is one tool in the project. Here's some of the functionality: transform traditional syllabi into interactive, global learning tools. So, played with the beta version and developed a playlist for nptech tag. Via the Berkman Center.

Querying the Environment: A Smart Model for Pull Content

Museum 2.0

The most familiar pull learning tool we use daily is Google. Tags: Technology Tools Worth Checking Out exhibition design interactives

Building a Better Suggestion Box

Museum 2.0

Even when the comments are good, museum staff processes are rarely set up to learn from them and adapt programming accordingly. The surveys were not a learning tool; they were a reporting tool. Tags: Unusual Projects and Influences usercontent

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Educational Uses of Back Channels for Conferences, Museums, and Informal Learning Spaces

Museum 2.0

Last week, I had my first serious experience with useful back channels at a conference ( WebWise ), and it taught me some lessons about how back channels might be used effectively as a learning tool in museums and other experiential venues (like conferences and classrooms).

Forum One Staff Share OpenGov Ideas

Influence

Interactive Rich Media Learning Tool for Historical Benefit Info. The tool could have a corresponding curriculum for high school and college educators to use it as a teaching tool in the classroom. Tags: Influence Government On January 21, 2009, the White House issued the Transparency and Open Government Memorandum.

What are your most useful synchronous online facilitation practices?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I learned one from Nancy White when I took her online facilitation workshop. How does SL compare to these other tools and where does it fit on the gradient? And, how does a virtual world tool help or hinder effective online collaboration or a synchronuous online communication?