Five Engagement Techniques for Online Learning

SocialFish

Here are the slides from a webinar we did recently for CommPartners’ Wit and Wisdom series. Five Engagement Techniques for online webinars from SocialFish. This was a particularly fun one, with a GREAT, active chat. Get the free recording and archive here.

Data Visualization Techniques for Those Who Can’t Draw

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” This is a common theme for those interested in incorporating visualization techniques. Another tip was about deciding on the resolution and I think this slide shows that visual thinking can be done with basic drawing skills or more advanced graphic skills.

Resources and Slides: Ten Nonprofit Work Practices for Impact without Burnout

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While our book focuses on both what individuals can do and how organization’s can support it, we wanted to share some practical tips and techniques for individuals that worked at nonprofits to get more energy for 2016! Slides.

Tips and Techniques for Making Good Webinars: Engaging Your Audience

Idealware

Have interesting slides. Powerpoint has gotten a bad reputation over the years, which is understandable to anyone who’s had to sit through countless presentations and lectures with wordy, ugly slides. With a webinar, slides are pretty much your only option, so you have to learn to make them better and more compelling. While you should use a set template for presentations, avoid having every slide look the same. Limit yourself to only one concept or point per slide.

Interview Techniques

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I'm hoping they will post their slides Mark Blevis - www.electricsky.net Larry Lawfer - www.yourstorys.com (he knows it is spelled wrong because the correct spelling goes to a porno site) UPDATE: I am wondering if you could change your opening line about YourStorys. is no longer a porn site as it was for years. It is now a legit site. I guess I. will have to change my story now. YourStories was just not available when I. registered this domain back in 2000-2001.

Design Techniques for Developing Questions for Visitor Participation

Museum 2.0

On Friday, I offered a participatory design workshop for Seattle-area museum professionals ( slides here ). We concluded by sharing the tough questions each of us struggles with in applying participatory design techniques to museum practice.

AAM Recap: Slides, Observations, and Object Fetishism

Museum 2.0

You can view and download all the slides here. I loved the session presented by Josh Gutwill (Exploratorium), Julie Charles (SFMOMA), and Tsivia Cohen (Chicago Children's Museum) on research-based mediation techniques.

Tips and Techniques for Making Good Webinars: Transitioning From Live Sessions to Leading Webinars

Idealware

Use your slides to draw people into the conversation. As we talked about in this previous post , the slides you use are an important part of keeping your audience engaged. Slides that are dynamic, are visually interesting, or make people laugh can help keep your audience tuned in. The slides need to be the centerpiece. Running a webinar isn’t like giving a live presentation—it’s an entirely different beast.

Kentucky Nonprofit Workshop on Web 2.0: Slides, Reflections, and Notes

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That's a video blog post I did to demonstrate how a simple technique for creating effective videos using your cell phone or digital camera and placing it one the web, in this example, on YouTube. Many folks at the workshop wanted access to copies of the slides.

Guest Post by Nina Simon: Design Techniques for Developing Questions for Visitor Participation

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On Friday, I offered a participatory design workshop for Seattle-area museum professionals ( slides here ). We concluded by sharing the tough questions each of us struggl es with in applying participatory design techniques to museum practice.

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

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For a step-by-step tutorial on SEO techniques for nonprofits, Wild Apricot's 30 Day Guide to Search Optimization is a good choice, while Search EngineLand site is probably the subject matter expert of choice. NpTech Slide Decks SlideShare is like YouTube for powerpoint presentations.

eMetrics Panel Slides, Notes, and Blog Posts: ROI of Blogging, Twitter, and Digg for Nonprofits

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  In that post, he describes one technique - make yourself a public case study.  E-Metrics: Followers, Friends, and Fans - Expanding Your Online Community View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: blogging nptech ). Marshall Kirkpatrick has a great post over at Read/Write Web about keeping momentum.    So, in that spirit,  I'm sharing my presentation from last week which is a case study of my blogging ROI. 

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NTEN and TechSoup Webinar: Share Your Story - ROI and Social Media - Slides and Notes

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David Armano's " The Collective Focus Group:Listen, Learn, and Adapt " was written for the business audience in mind, but the concept and techniques can be used by nonprofits and more importantly lead to success. There are a couple of bonus slides in the deck about how to use metrics for podcasts and video. Corey Pudhorodsky of the 501-Casts was kind of enough to create some slides for me. Share Your Story: ROI, Social Media, Nonprofits. View more presentations from kanter.

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Storytelling with Sliderocket – Webinar with Connecting Up Australia

Tech Soup Blog

produced many dynamic web presentations and events with nonprofits, testing new tools and production techniques. Read Jim Lynch's post about the use of Slide Rocket for great presentations and remote work in the cloud. Multimedia and Graphics cloud computing nonprofits storytelling webinars nonprofit story digital storytelling presentation slideOn July 26 at 6 p.m. Pacific time (the morning of July 27 with Connecting Up.

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Brainstorming Sessions for Nonprofit Work

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Looking for new techniques to add to your facilitator’s toolbox? I’ll be sharing tips and techniques on how to generate ideas or “brainstorming” techniques. When To Use Brainstorming or Idea Generation Techniques in Training.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

You can follow the one-hour archived session (or the slides on Slideshare) to get a nice slice of perspective from Amy Gipson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Melissa Schoen of.

How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session

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” As you can tell from the slide, we have a Harry Potter theme for the session. This is a session where you’ll be an active participant in your learning and will leave ready to apply lots of practical tips and techniques that will give your trainings more impact.

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Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2a: Analytics Data as User Research

Connection Cafe

A deliverable for this User Research technique might be a series of slides that answer the questions listed above along with any other questions that are relevant to the project. See the graph to the right for how different Research techniques might be triangulated in a project.

6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC

NetWits

Check out the slides here. Check out the slides. It’s been a few days since I returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA.

Ten Tips for More Powerful Public Speaking

Museum 2.0

Consider using Marshall Ganz's Public Narrative technique. Use slides as a springboard, not a lifeboat. Don't read your slides. I love presenting. Standing in front of an audience fills me with adrenaline and calm at the same time. The adrenaline comes from fear and excitement.

How To Get Insight From Data Visualization: SHUT UP and SLOW DOWN!

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I use survey monkey and grab the visual chart for each question and dumping each chart into its own Powerpoint slide. Old Way – Not Visual Thinking – Automatically Create Visual for Every Survey Question on Separate Powerpoint Slide. From SXSW Session: Shut Up and Draw.

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How #GivingTuesday Can Help Your Nonprofit Reach PhilanthroKids or Generation Z Donors

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What I have always appreciated about GivingTuesday since the beginning is how they innovate and anticipate new trends in giving and incorporate into the campaign – either as toolkits or techniques for nonprofits to test and adopt.

Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars

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Depending on the learning objectives, you could even skip the slides altogether, or adapt them for a pre-work activity. Creative use of technology and facilitation techniques, however, can maximize the opportunities for interactivity even in larger groups.

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

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See slide 30 for a simple recipe for doing this exercise as part of a virtual meeting. Here are some more techniques to ensure that your virtual meeting participants are listening. Additional Tools and Techniques.

Reflections on Social Media EPIP Workshop

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EPIP Slides View more presentations from kanter. I had a chance to listen in on other trainings, which included some techniques for creating a recruitment culture - where chapters can reach out to new members and draw them in - face-to-face networking. The techniques of face-to-face networking strategies are very much transferable to online tools. I used the wiki a flip chart - so the leave behind is the slide deck, notes, and a few resources.

7 Tips on Asking for Donations — It’s Intimidating, We Get It

NonProfit Hub

Then you won’t need slides, and you can focus instead on not being boring. Great journalists love this technique – it gets them the best interviews and quotes. When it comes to asking for donations, most of us head for the hills. We get it.

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

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I also love sharing techniques and tips with other trainers and often do “train the trainers” sessions as part of my practice. Here are some techniques you can incorporate into your training and staff meetings that will help with learning and retention.

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My Notes from Next Generation Evaluation Meeting

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Kathy Brennan, Research and Evaluation Advisor, AARP gave primer about developmental evaluation – what it is, how it is applied, how it different from other methods, and why it is useful in evaluating complex systems projects. You can l isten to the video or view her slides here.

RIP Google Reader: Don’t Scream Who Moved My Cheese, Pivot Your Reading

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Like Geoff,s I often get tired of reading the same people and ideas over and over again – and like to discover new topics and thinking. Some new topics that are beckoning for me are: Effective teaching and learning techniques that can be used for designing and delivering training.

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Learn You Will: #14ntc Nonprofit Tech Training Session Reflection and Resources

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I’ve collected the resources, notes, slides, and tweets from the session in this post. Does #14ntc give an award for best slides? I am particularly grateful to Cindy Leonard who compiled and consolidated our slides based on the design.

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Reflections from 12NTC Panel on Data Visualization

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Last week I participate on a panel on “ Data Visualization for Nonprofits: A Picture Is Better Than A 1,000 Words ” with Johanna Morariu from Innonet and Brian Kennedy of ChildrenNow. The day of the panel, I published a blog post that shared our slides, wiki, and resources.

The Top 10 Most Effective Donation Form Optimizations You Can Make

Connection Cafe

Check out 15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results. . Check out the slides on SlideShare. Online giving was up 13.5% in 2013 and has been growing by double digits ever since.

Why Movement Is the Killer Learning App for Nonprofits

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Here are some techniques you can incorporate into your training and staff meetings that will help with learning and retention. They help “air out the brain” and can help a tired group regain focus. I incorporate energizers into webinars (see slide 22) and virtual meetings.

Want to Save Your Email? Go Mobile-Friendly

Beaconfire Wire

Responsive design techniques have allowed us to create web sites that adapt to all screen sizes, but most of these techniques cannot be applied to email. However, since the two column layout was used for the fourth and fifth element, the fifth element slides underneath the fourth.

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Does Extreme Content Delivery = Learning?

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When you want to acquire a new skill or apply some new knowledge, do you learn by passively sitting and listening to an expert lecture for 90 minutes without a break and 150 PPT slides? All these techniques incorporate interaction and better processing of your content. Source: Zazzle.

Nonprofit Marketing Plan Must-Haves: Integration and Automation

Connection Cafe

Just think of the positive and additional benefits that come from adding video, conference calls, photo albums, slide shows and a host of other techniques easily and inexpensively available.

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

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Here are my slides and curated resources materials for a talk called “ What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet? I like the metaphor of a sommelier, They know the grapes, the winemaker and their techniques, and vintages.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Things You Won’t Believe, Trendy Communication, and Keys to Do More Good

Connection Cafe

John Haydon said This Scientifically Proven Fundraising Technique Will Shock You , and he was right. This simple technique conflicts with the majority of fundraising advice you’ll find, but the meta-analysis of over 22,000 (42 studies) suggests that giving the option of NOT donating can actually boost your fundraising results. The post shares slides, resources, and a break down of how alumni networks can nurture long-term relationships through social channels.

What I Learned About Online Donor Engagement from Fundraisers in Brasil

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The moderator, Marcelo Jamberio, organized a set of questions that other Marcelo and I responded to with slides and audience interaction. Transmedia storytelling it is the technique of telling a story across multiple online platforms and formats using current digital technologies.

Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

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On New Year’s Day, I heard a story on NPR about some research on instructional techniques used by many college professors – the lecture and how it is less effective in an age information abundance. Luckily, there is no shortage of techniques and resources and books.

What I Learned About Unpresenting from Heather Gold

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Translation Techniques: If you use any jargon, be sure to pause and ask “Does everyone know what that is?&# Try to establish relevancy in the room. I do a lot of presenting and am spending to much time writing bullet points, creating slides, and [.].

The Real Housewives of Social Media: Measurement Tips

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You can see the full slide deck here. I took measurement and since David Neff wore an apron and talked about kitchen tools and recipes, I riffed on cooking measuring techniques. Social Media Measurement Tips View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Want to Save Your Email? Go Mobile-Friendly

Beaconfire Wire

Responsive design techniques have allowed us to create web sites that adapt to all screen sizes, but most of these techniques cannot be applied to email. However, since the two column layout was used for the fourth and fifth element, the fifth element slides underneath the fourth.

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