Housekeeping | Beth's Blog - Part 34

Archive for the ‘Housekeeping’ Category

E-Mediat: Social Media and Digital Activism in the Arab World

This third and final post shares some insights from the planning sessions for E-Mediat project, a networked approach to capacity building for NGOs in Social Media in the Middle East.  (For context, read my first post about this project.)   The highlight of third day was a VIP Lunch with project sponsors, implementation team, and remote participation via skype from members of the In-Country teams in Jordan and Morocco.… Read More

E-Mediat: A Simple Design Process for an Online Learning Community Site

This second post shares some insights from the planning sessions for E-Mediat project, a networked approach to capacity building for NGOs in Social Media in the Middle East.  (For context, read my earlier post)

One of the project tasks is to develop a multilingual online learning community for partners, contributors, sponsors, participants, teams, mentors, social media techies from the region, and trainers to interact and share best practices.  … Read More

E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

Last week, I participated in three very intense days of project, curriculum, and online community planning for a new project, E-Mediat, a multi-stakeholder capacity building  project for NGOS and Social Media in the Middle East.   This is the first of a three-part post about the planning meetings.… Read More

Some Social Media Capacity Building Inspiration from MLK

Today is the  25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, to celebrate his work  and legacy.   One of the most powerful and lasting ideas was his belief in strengthening communities and empowering individuals.  His vision helped him achieve a great many goals and he has inspired many generations of Americans.… Read More

A Couple of Good Resources

January is Tune Up month in the Zoetica Salon, an online space for free peer learning about nonprofits and social media.   Here’s a few good resources shared on the wall in the past week.

Book: My colleague, Micah Sifry, has written a book, “Wikileaks and the Age of Transparency.”  … Read More