NYU Guest Lecture: Data for Strategy Building and Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I had the huge honor of guest lecturing in Laurel Hart’s class for the masters course in Corporate and Organizational Communications at NYU’s school of continuing studies. presentation storytelling community content data guest lecture metrics nyu

Guest Lecture: NYU – Data and Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

presentation Presentations from 2011 community content data guest lecture planning storytelling strategyDate : April 28, 2011. Location : New York, NY. Topic : Nonprofits & Social Media. Description : This class is part of the Master of Science in Public Relations and Corporate Communication program at NYU.

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KAUST Winter Enrichment Program 2013: Beginner’s Guide to Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

The course will include a lecture providing insight into the best practices of featured tools, and a hands-on learning component to help participants explore the tools directly on their laptops or in small group facilitated discussions. presentation Presentations from 2013 course kaust lecture middleeast saudi universityDate : January 23, 2013. Location : King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Topic : A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media.

Day at University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

Day at University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

Quality massive open online courses MOOCs learning technology

Gyrus

Gyrusaim's massive open online courses MOOCs allow the student to react and practice before the next lecture who have a unique learning style can experience it

Sneak Peek: The Science Behind Engaging Your Supporters

EveryAction

In my free time, I'm a fellow and lecturer at Georgetown, focusing on how to best activate audiences to support causes/nonprofits. If you've been keeping up with EveryAction, you're familiar with our recent development series, "New Year, New Heights." We explored everything from must-have nonprofit reporting tools , tips for upping your email game , direct mail strategies , and most recently using data to improve your major gifts program.

Top 10 interior design Apps – Free home design & decorating Online

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From simple cooking lectures to do your bridal makeup, the world of applications has really made lives easy and simple. Currently, the applications available on Android and IOS devices helps most of us to save time, effort and money doing things we normally could not do. The good thing is that with the help of. The post Top 10 interior design Apps – Free home design & decorating Online appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

4 Clever Ways to Recruit and Retain More Members at Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Bonus points if they’re accompanied by a related lecture and/or snacks.) I f your organization is in a big city — or if you just have a lot of visitors — special access to exhibits with smaller crowds is a major draw for potential members. . Do you have “No Monet” ?

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Lame spam of the day: boundless online grant applications

Robert Weiner

I cling on to listening to the newscast lecture about receiving boundless online grant applications so I have been looking around for the finest site to get one. I was struck by the language in this spammy blog comment. My first thought was that "boundless" online grant applications meant "endless", which would be horrifying. But maybe they mean "for unlimited amounts of money".

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[PODCAST] What’s Next? with Kathleen Janus

NonProfit Hub

Kathleen “Kelly” Janus is a social entrepreneur, author and lecturer at Stanford University’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship. In this episode of What’s Next?, Randy and Kathleen Janus talk about social entrepreneurship and how it can be used to tackle some of society’s grandest problems. Also discussed in this episode is earned income , overhead costs, root-cause initiatives and more.

Beth is coming to London…

Steve Bridger

On that score, it’s well worth making time to listen to Euan Semple ( @euan ) doing what he does best at the ‘Do Lectures’ back in mid-September… before the leaves turned and fell.

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Responsibility is in their sites / Web entrepreneurs have an eye on social need -- not personal greed

AFP Blog

In the process, they are creating a hybrid which is the best of those polar opposites,' said Paul Frankel, an investor who lectures on social entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Responsibility is in their sites / Web entrepreneurs have an eye on social need -- not personal greed: "In some senses, these entrepreneurs are fusing '60s consciousness and activism with '80s market savvy.

Receiving the 2011 CASE Award for Enterprising Social Innovation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As part of receiving the ESI Award, I was thrilled to deliver the 2011 Annual ESI Lecture and to meet the Fuqua School’s community. I hope that in my lecture, I convince my listeners, especially students, that they don’t need technology degrees to succeed in high tech. Second year MBA student and CASE Fellow Joanne Sprague wrote a thoughtful blog to reflect on my visit with CASE, where you can also watch the full video of my ESI lecture.

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6 Creative Program Ideas for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

From food festivals to light shows to lectures, there’ve never been more options for arts and cultural programming. Have you ever been to a museum with no permanent exhibits ? On a recent trip to Chicago, I checked out the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Back to School: New Tech for the Classroom of the Future

Byte Technology

Online resource EdSurge has even compiled a five-point list for educators to help understand and begin merging VR into their lectures and lab exercises as well as how to create their own custom-made videos as supplements to their normal teaching routines. With the surging popularity of every manner of tech device—on our wrists, strapped to our heads etc.—it

Public speaking for change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I originally started this blog as a way to keep more of our Benetech team aware of what was going on with me and other team members (through guest blogs) while on our travels. Many of us spend a big chunk of our time on the road rather than in the office, and it's good to share some of the reasons our office chairs are often empty! Speaking publicly is an important part of our work.

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Why Your Social Media Efforts Aren’t Working

SocialFish

Fusionmex lecture #103. This great slide deck By Olivier Blanchard from FusionMex, where Jamie spoke recently , is chock full of what you need to know about why your social media efforts are stalling. Tak a few minutes to read through this – then read through it again. View more presentations from Olivier Blanchard. You’ve heard us talking about Olivier’s book Social Media ROI a lot on this blog as well as in Humanize.

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Caltech: Founding Values

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Richard Feynman once tried to reduce an advanced physics concept to a freshman lecture. The first lecture I heard as a freshman at Caltech was delivered by Feynman on the topic of liquid helium three, and I was certain he did understand the topic! Address on receiving Caltech’s Distinguished Alumni Award May 18, 2013 Caltech was founded to give back to society through science and engineering, to discover knowledge and apply that knowledge.

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How to Maintain Strong Leadership in Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

Yes, things like training materials, conferences and lectures are helpful, but they’re inefficient on their own. As the next generation of young nonprofit professionals gears up to take on new management positions, it’s imperative that you have a strong, ongoing leadership development program in place.

How data visualization brings numbers to life

SocialFish

“ More about this programme : Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before – using augmented reality animation.

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The Science of Nonprofit Video Engagement: How To Use Emotion to Increase Social Sharing

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their work has been featured in The New York Times, NPR, CNN and AdWeek and Doug is a guest lecturer at Stanford University on the power of storytelling for nonprofit organizations. By Doug Scott , the founder of Tectonic Video , a leading video agency for nonprofits.

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A reflection from two talks

NCE Social Media

Social Media and Fundraising – Guest Lecture at Point Park University from Dave Tinker, CFRE. In the past week I’ve given two talks to two different groups on the same subject – social media and fundraising. The first group was a group of 32 professionals who work or volunteer for nonprofit organizations through the Foundation Center located at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Take the Break: Recruiting College Students for Spring Recess Volunteering

Byte Technology

Indeed, a spring break sojourn was, and is, a de rigueur part of the university experience as much as dorm rooms, lecture halls and frat parties. There was a time when that annual rite of passage known as spring break meant one thing for nearly every college student: the chance to let loose—usually in a warm climate—and party down.

Online Experiences Need Interaction

SocialFish

Raise your hand if you enjoy 60-90 minute lectures. Live Q&A- Have you ever sat through a 60 minute lecture and walked away with no questions? Now keep them up if you love listening to others speak, without being able to ask questions or share your ideas. That’s what I thought. Bottom line: Online experiences need interaction. We understood long ago that to produce a successful program, one needs understand the remote participant experience.

New on SSIR: Slacktivism, the gateway to change?

Amy Sample Ward

I recently did a guest lecture at The New School on the topic, I’ve had countless conversations with colleagues and friends, and I’ve been capturing ideas and questions to myself on scraps of paper everywhere. My guest lecture notes cover the first point, and today I want to share a few ideas about slacktivism as a gateway to change. My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review – you can read it and join the conversation at SSIR or read the repost below.

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Social Enterprise and the Small Business Administration

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Author Andrew Wolk, a Senior Lecturer at MIT on Social Entrepreneurship, focused much of his discussion around the concept of how social enterprises were a socially useful response to market failure. Benetech was recently featured in a report to the President (of the U.S.) on small business. There was a chapter in the report entitled Social Entrepreneurship and Government, and Benetech was one of the case studies used (see pages 36-37).

Being Open and Personal – Joining the Museum Trends of 2015

Connection Cafe

A great way to get started and bring a wider audience to your doorstep is by broadcasting lectures through YouTube and Slideshare or posting articles online. Review the IP status of your collection and the permissions related to broadcasting lectures and workshops. Trendswatch 2015 , the annual forecasting report from the Center for the Future of Museums , is now available! And, while the report itself is great, a live webinar that digs into the research is even better!

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The Road to Accessibility without Borders: Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the Marrakesh Treaty

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One year ago, on June 28, 2013, at a diplomatic conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, the World Intellectual Property Organization ( WIPO ) agreed on a historic international copyright exception for people with print disabilities.

New Benetech board member, Robert Wexler

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Rob is also a lecturer at Stanford Law School where he teaches the Law of Nonprofit Organizations. Our Nonprofit Legal Expert Continues to Offer Wise Advice My last post mentioned our recent Benetech board meeting. This seemed like a great moment to introduce our newest board member, Robert Wexler. Rob has a deep understanding of what makes nonprofits successful. He’s a principal at Adler & Colvin, San Francisco's top law firm specializing in nonprofit law.

Social Learning Resources

SocialFish

10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture. I unfortunately missed my favorite Twitter chat last week, #swchat (Social Workplace Chat) but I always read the accompanying summary blog post and check out the resources. Lo and behold, this one was on my favorite topic (apart from Humanizing), social learning. So I wanted to quickly list just a few of the resources that were mentioned: 10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning).

The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Trained as a medical doctor, Watkins became an honorary senior lecturer in neuroscience and psychological medicine at Imperial College, London and an affiliate professor of leadership at the European School of Management, London. Coherence: The Secret Science of Brilliant Leadership is the book by author Dr. Alan Watkins.

Building Loyalty Through a Different Kind of Membership Program

Connection Cafe

Here are just a few activities that could earn members points: Buying a membership. Volunteering. Attending a lecture or event. Renewing a membership early. Completing a visitor survey and offer feedback. Making a purchase in the gift shop. Many membership programs reward their loyal members with things like free admission, gift shop discounts, and invitations to special events, but what if you let your members choose which benefits they want?

Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth Kanter

As a long-time trainer, professor, and teacher, I feel strongly that interactive learning activities – going beyond the death by Powerpoint Lecture – is the key to retention and application for participants. Your room set up can support your instructional activities that engage participants or get in the way. If you are trying to do an interactive lecture, it stops group interaction. You can build your resilience by listening to a lecture!

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Not only do I think it would be useful in our daily operations (as it would help most any organization), but Jane brainstormed about using it to capture family memories, and Dave and I got excited about application for students with disabilities (note taking and captioning lectures, for example). Last week Jane Simchuk, Dave Offen and I got a demonstration of Quindi: the Meeting Capture tool.

Best of the Decade for Museums

Museum 2.0

Beth Redmond-Jones (@bredmondjones) December 2, 2019 We admitted that our existing programs and hours don't work from most adults, who have full-time jobs and might not want to leave the office to sit in a dark lecture hall.

N2Y4 Mobile Challenge and Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Are you challenged by lecture-formats? Save Your Seat: N2Y4 Mobile Challenge Conference is almost here! The organizers of this year’s N2Y4 Mobile Challenge & Conference tell us there are still a few seats left for the 2-day event convening the best and brightest from an inter-disciplinary field of hackers, entrepreneurs, activists and philanthropists. Be sure to get your seat today if you want to be part of this unique conference!

4 Reasons Why Cause Camp Isn’t Your Average Nonprofit Conference

NonProfit Hub

Here, unlike most nonprofit conferences, you’ll find so much more than run-of-the-mill speaker lectures, cheap coffee and goodie bags filled with pencils. Cause Camp 2019 is just one month away! We’re so excited to unite all the best people, resources and ideas the sector has to offer under one roof. It’s about something deeper—it’s about you and your organization, and your Cause Camp experience informs every decision we make.

How Video Conference Helps in Education

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Whether we want to organize webinars, make presentations of content, teach a virtual lecture, invite foreign experts to present topics of interest, answer questions, online, about a task or show our students how to use a web tool or how to perform some Excel formula. Video Conference is taking over the corporate world and have also delved into the education system.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

Derrick is on the Leadership Faculty of the Points of Light Corporate Institute and a guest lecturer at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. He is an active lecturer at his alma maters, at the UCLA Extension program, and at several other universities nationwide. The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the official Cause Camp 2017 speaker lineup.

How to Change the World: A Free Course on Social Good

Tech Soup Blog

The course will include talks, lectures, and panel discussions with the addition of hangouts, discussion groups, and readings to further explore the issues. Want to learn how to make positive change in the world through a top university? 92nd Street Y , a New York City-based nonprofit community and cultural center, is launching a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) called How to Change the World through Wesleyan University and Coursera.

The Best Adult Learning is Social Learning

SocialFish

It uses approaches to learning that are problem-based and collaborative rather than didactic or rooted in lecture, and also emphasizes more equality between the instructor and the learner.”). Aaron Wolowiec (who’s recently launched EventGarde LLC , a brand new consulting firm for meetings and educational strategy) has a MUST READ post on adult learning principles and andragogy (which “places value on the process of learning.

How To Become The Person Others Follow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

explains Spodek, who is an Adjunct Professor at NUY and a lecturer for Columbia Business School. Yes, it will take you some time to read Joshua Spodek 's book, Leadership Step by Step. Yes, it will be a little like doing "homework." Yes, this is a book you'll read and likely need to revisit a few times for the concepts to fully sink in. Yes, this is a book you must read if you want to become the person others will follow.