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What is the scaffolding for learning in public?

I’ve been writing about wikis (and other social technologies) can be terrific platforms for supporting professional learning in real time, but it requires a comfort level with  “learning in public.”   You can learn in public in different ways – self-directed individual learning, with a peer group or in an organization, or as a network or entire field practice.… Read More

Lessons from Red Cross: Twitter Mistakes and How To Handle Them

Back over the summer,  I wrote a post called “What was your worst social media mistake?  What did you learn?“   If you read through the comments,  misdirected tweets (tweets sent to an organizational account, not a personal account or private message sent out to all) were the most common.     … Read More

Enabling a Participatory Culture using Creative Commons Licenses

Note from Beth: Lately, a question on my mind is whether or not the concept of Networked Nonprofits is a global one as I’ve had the opportunity to share some of the ideas beyond the US borders in Kenya and UK.   

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The Networked Nonprofit in Kenya

I’ve just spent the last couple of days in  Nairobi, Kenya because I’m a board member of an NGO based here, Ushahidi, an organization that builds tools for democratizing information and increasing transparency.  I decided to stay a few extra days and facilitate a workshop on the Networked Nonprofit for local NGOs.  … Read More

Guest Post Vincent Stehle: Disinfecting Dirty Elections

Note from Beth: Last June at the New York City book party for the Networked Nonprofit,  Stephanie Strom, New York Times, moderated a discussion on the themes in the book.    Vince Stehle asked a great question about how nonprofits might use some of the ideas in the book to engage their networks around Net Neutrality and other public issues.   

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