Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 30

Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp

Training Design

I was invited to present a key note at the Mekong ICT Camp in Thailand about nonprofits, social media, and measurement.   This event is a biannual training workshop on information, communication, and technologies for citizen media, community health, and civil society development in Mekong Region and included participants are coders, journalists, and NGO staff from Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.  … Read More

Arts Organizations Digital Strategies Master Class and Train the Trainers

Training Design

I’m teaching a master class today in San Francisco for arts organizations for Theatre Bay Area.  This is a continuation of my work with TBA over the past 3-4 years.    The first year  I experimented with a peer design that included face-to-face workshops, action learning projects, and monthly calls back in 2010 called ArtsLab.  … Read More

Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

Visual

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation this year, I’m facilitating a peer learning group based on “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” and the next session we are focusing on the sense-making step of measurement.… Read More

Does Your Nonprofit Need (free) Help from A Data Scientist?

Data

This map is one of a series of 80 global maps describing the state of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine habitats.  It is the result of a collaborative data and data visualization project undertaken by the Nature Conservancy scientists,  working with governments, scientists and conservation organizations around the world.   … Read More

Content Curation for Nonprofits – Notes from #13ntccur8

Content

This year at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, I had the pleasure of designing and facilitating a session on “Content Curation for Nonprofits”  with Will Coley.  This blog post offers reflections and resources from the session.

I’ve been a content curator for many years, using the techniques to help me develop curriculum materials for workshops and blog posts – as a form of professional development.  … Read More