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.

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

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

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".

Trainer’s Notebook: The Importance of Hands-On Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are trying to do an interactive lecture, it stops group interaction.

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.

Award 130

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.

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.

ROI 68

Nonprofit Book Review: Social Startup Success – A Must Read for 2018

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Not too long, I had the pleasure of “walking The Dish” with Kathleen Kelly Janus, a social entrepreneur, author, and lecturer at Stanford University’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship.

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.

Public 100

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.

Life 70

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It incorporates many different ideas aligned with how people learn and how they learn best by moving away from the lecture and lecture notes and encouraging students to engage with their peers as they learn.

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!

Syria 166

Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The instructional design included different delivery methods: interactive lecture with slides and whiteboard, facilitation with sticky notes, small group exercises, posters, group discussion, self-directed activities, and self-directed online activities.

Train 98

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.

Trend 164

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).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Interactive Lectures by Sivasailam Thiagarajan. If you teach in higher education, you most likely will find yourself having to deliver a lecture. This book gives lots of methods to become a more effective trainer by ditching the lecture format.

Train 90

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.

Giving 2.0: The MOOC Launches Today: Sign Up for Free

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The lectures are brief, fun conversations in the forums, and worksheets are great. Giving 2.0: The MOOC , is a Stanford University-sponsored FREE online course intended to teach givers of all ages, backgrounds, incomes and experiences to give more effectively.

The Social Life of Visual Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: Social Visualization, Lecture Slides, Martin Wattenberg, IBM I've been reflecting on the Nancy White's SpiderGram activity that helps you visualize the orientation of your community as a prelude to selecting the right online collaboration tool.

Life 65

Information Island Grand Opening Celebration: Jeff Barr, Amazon Presentation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last night, I dropped into the lecture/presentation by Jeff Barr, Amazon Technology Evangelist, in the open-air auditorium on Information Island. This left me wondering about the use of lecture, sage on the stage style presentation.

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. The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the official Cause Camp 2017 speaker lineup.

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.

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.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

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.

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?

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Monday, Rheingold delivered the UC’s Regents Lecture , “Social Media and Peer Learning: From Mediated Pedagogy to Peeragogy” prior to working with a group of students in a seminar and launching a process to co-construct a peeragogy handbook/sourcebook. Photo by Aussiegal.

How People Learn In Virtual Worlds

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another Second Life lecture that I missed, but there is a transcript and a video ! another transcript here ). Dr. John Bransford, education psychology researcher and editor of the book, How People Learn , gave his first presentation in the popular virtual world of Second Life. There???s s an interesting story here about how schools are addressing digital learning in new ways.

When to Say “No” to “Me, too!” in Fundraising

Connection Cafe

You may be groaning at this point—2015 has certainly been “The Year of Lectures about the Importance of Relationships with Donors”—but too many of us are still doing a terrible job of it.

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.

The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Trained as a medical doctor, Watkins is now 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.

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.

Change 123

What is rapid attention shifting?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It made me think of the Berkman lecture I heard called " Legal Education in the Networked World " where there was a hot debate about whether laptops in the classroom were a good or bad thing. That's how much we pay attention when we're subjected to a long one-way lecture.

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!

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.

Coherence: The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Trained as a medical doctor, Watkins is now 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.

Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recent research and teaching practice shows that the lecture is a less effective teaching tool. The point is to keep the lecturing or “push” content to the limits of the human attention span and look for opportunities for sharing and interaction.

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.