Training Design | Beth's Blog - Part 19

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Networked Learning Loops Through Benchmarking

In the Networked Nonprofit “Learning Loops, we  illustrated how networked nonprofits do a real-time, lighter assessment process as they engage their community and make improvements and adjustments along the way.   Some describe this as   “try it and fix it.”   It might seem like changing a flat tire while the car is still moving but for many Networked Nonprofits it is a secret to their success.… Read More

Webinars: Designing Effective Learning Experiences

If you deliver training on webinar platforms, you  need to understand how people learn.  The content is important, but it is only half of the instructional design task.   This post summarizes some learning research and offers some tips for delivering effective webinars.… Read More

How Mature Is Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Practice?

In our book, Networked Nonprofit, we describe the principles for becoming a networked nonprofit – a nonprofit that is simple, agile, transparent, and works more like a network than an isolated fortress.   Networked nonprofits are experts at using new media (social media, mobile, and other emerging technologies) to spread their missions, design and scale programs, communicate with stakeholders, or inspire behavior change.  … Read More

Learning In Public On Wikis

I’m just beginning a new crop of peer learning projects for nonprofits to learn the practice of being  networked nonprofits and use social media effectively at Zoetica and through my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation.

I’m also trying to shift my own practice into more design and train the trainers and coach the coaches versus direct delivery.  … Read More

Social Media and Mobile for Real Time Professional Learning at Conferences

Last week,  I faciltated a mini-workshop at the Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Leadership Forum hosted by Compasspoint.  I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with Compasspoint as part of my continuing work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.  … Read More