Training Design | Beth’s Blog - Part 3

Archive for the ‘Training Design’ Category

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Designing and delivering a training to a nonprofit audience is not about extreme content delivery or putting together a PowerPoint and answering questions.    If you want to get results, you need to think about instructional design and learning theory.    And, there is no shortage of learning theories and research.  … Read More

Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Join me for a FREE Webinar: Training Tips that Work for Nonprofits on Jan.29th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST. I’ll be sharing my best tips and secrets for designing and delivering training for nonprofit professionals that get results. And, if you are attending NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology in March, join me, John Kenyon, Andrea Barry, and Cindy Leonard for a session on designing effective technology training.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration and New Ideas for Facilitation Techniques

Last week, during the Google hangout hosted by the Packard Foundation, someone asked me where I get all my ideas for designing and delivering training.    Part of delivering instruction is being a good facilitation of people’s learning and there is no better way to learn how to improve your own technique than watching world class facilitators in action.  … Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Reflections on Designing and Delivering Training To Get Results

Last week was a busy week,  after keynoting the Nonprofit Solutions Conference in Kansas City,  I facilitated a one-day workshop for the Center for Nonprofits on developing and measuring a sustainable integrated social media strategy.   After the workshop in Ohio, one of the participants thanked me,  saying that creating a strategy for integrated social media had been on their to do list after taking a workshop last Spring, but had never gotten around to doing it.  … Read More

Designing Transformative Communications Capacity Building Programs for Nonprofits

I’ve been working in the nonprofit sector almost 35 years and 20 years ago I had the a front seat at the creation of a new field, nonprofit technology and using the Internet for mission driven work.    My first job was as a network coordinator for an online network of artists, called ArtsWire.    … Read More