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Sharing Success Stories for the March 24th NonProfit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, March 24th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature a discussion on success and impact facilitated by our own Buffy Bye (Buffy Beale in Second Life). We are asking everyone to bring a story of a success you've had with your nonprofit, library, educational, or social good project, whether online or in-person.

 

Come with a story to share on how you, your staff/volunteers, or your org has made a difference!

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, March 24th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Sharing Success Stories”
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

 

Supporting Brain Injury for the March 17 Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, March 17th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting featuring Gloria Kraegel (Namaara MacMoragh in SL) presenting on how Brain Injury affects individuals, families, and workplaces. This presentation will address some low cost and useful ideas for employers and individuals with cognitive challenges to work together and create an accommodating and productive workplace.

Gloria's current project with the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) gives her an even greater opportunity to blend real life situations with Second Life experiences that raise awareness, model healthy living skills, and provide educational opportunities for individuals, professionals, classrooms, and businesses within, and outside of, the brain injury community. More on BEST at: http://brainenergysupportteam.org

You can learn more about Gloria's work at http://greatkreations.com and http://etopiaisland.org

 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, March 17th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Announcements
  • 8:40 am Mentors Central 
  • 8:50 am Featured Discussion - Gloria Kraegel (Namaara MacMoragh in SL) 
  • 8:40 am Discussion
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

Legacy: 2017 VWBPE Conference for March 10th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, March 10th for our weekly Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, featuring Kevin Feenan (Phelan Corrimal in Second Life), President of Rockcliffe University Consortium and Executive Director of the 10th annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE) conference. this year's conference theme is 'Legacy', is taking place March 29 – April 1, 2017, and Kevin will cover everything that is happening. VWBPE is a peer-reviewed community event focusing on education in immersive virtual environments and showcasing the community, creativity, and learning that takes place in this community of practice.
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, March 10th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
 
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
  • 8:30 am Introductions & Announcements
  • 8:40 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Kevin Feenan, Legacy: VWBPE
  • 9:45 am Open Mic / Announcements
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

NPC Community Survey for the March 3rd Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, March 3rd for our weekly Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, where we will share some of the NPC Community Transition Survey results so far. If you h ave not taken the NPC Survey yet, you still can at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NPCcommunity - please give us feedback! Our own Buffy Bye (Buffy Beale in SL) will also share thoughts on the first 10 years of the Nonprofit Commons.
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, March 3rd, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
  • 8:30 am Introductions & Announcements
  • 8:40 am Mentors Central - Buffy Bye
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Sharing NPC Community Survey Results
  • 9:45 am Open Mic / Announcements
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

February 24th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, February 24th for our weekly Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, where we will discuss the evolution of our community and changes to come.
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, February 24th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
  • 8:30 am Introductions & Announcements
  • 8:40 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion 
  • 9:45 am Open Mic / Announcements
 
The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is a program sponsored by Caravan Studios - http://caravanstudios.org, a division of TechSoup Global, http://techsoup.org. The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

Etopia EcoCommunity for the February 17th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, February 17th for the first Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting will feature a presentation from Gloria Kraegel (Namaara MacMoragh in SL) with an update on the Etopia EcoCommunity and other projects.  

Namaara MacMoragh, aka Gloria Kraegel, has 30+ years independent consulting experience focusing on helping nonprofits and cooperatives develop capacity through training, information management, and organizational systems development. She is also the creative force behind Etopia EcoCommunity in Second Life. Established in 2007, Etopia is designed to showcase real-world ideas for living sustainably in social, community, business, and environmental contexts.

Gloria's current project with the Brain Energy Support Team gives her an even greater opportunity to blend real life situations with Second Life experiences that raise awareness, model healthy living skills, and provide educational opportunities for individuals, professionals, classrooms, and businesses within, and outside of, the brain injury community. More on BEST at: http://brainenergysupportteam.org

You can learn more about Gloria's work at http://greatkreations.com and http://etopiaisland.org

 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, February 17th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Announcements
  • 8:40 am Mentors Central - Team Building, Renne/Zinnia
  • 8:50 am Featured Discussion - Gloria Kraegel (Namaara MacMoragh in SL) 
  • 8:40 am Discussion
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic

Following the NPC Meeting, there will be a tour of Etopia Island -- beginning at the main landing area at: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Etopia%20Island/194/56/22 and then the Etopia Water Treatment Plant at: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Etopia%20Island/203/21/22

 

The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is a program sponsored by Caravan Studios - http://caravanstudios.org, a division of TechSoup Global, http://techsoup.org. The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

Creating a Collaborative Model for the February 10th Nonprofit Commons

Join us this Friday, February 10th for our weekly Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, where Lynne Berrett (Lissenna Wisdomeseeker in Second Life) will present on ways to create collaborative models between nonprofits and other orgs, and then kick off a discussion on how our community could use a collaborative governance model.

Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, February 10th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
8:30 am Introductions
8:40 am Announcements
8:45 am Mentors Central 
9:00 am Featured Discussion 
9:50 am Open Mic / Announcements
 
The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is a program sponsored by Caravan Studios - http://caravanstudios.org, a division of TechSoup Global, http://techsoup.org. The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 
http://nonprofitcommons.org

February 3rd Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, February 3rd for our weekly Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, where we will discuss the evolution of our community and changes to come.
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, February 3rd, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
8:30 am Introductions
8:40 am Announcements
8:45 am Mentors Central 
9:00 am Featured Discussion 
9:50 am Open Mic / Announcements
 
The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is a program sponsored by Caravan Studios - http://caravanstudios.org, a division of TechSoup Global, http://techsoup.org. The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 
http://nonprofitcommons.org

Effective Survey Design for the January 27th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

This Friday, January 27th, TechSoup's NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature Yen Verhoeven (TheoreticallyBlue in Second Life) presenting a brief introduction to survey design and how it may be used to inform programmatic evaluation, research, and marketing strategies. We will go over the survey design process, and talk about best practices as well as things to avoid when writing a survey. Yen will also discuss different ways to pilot and disseminate surveys, increase survey participation, as well as suggest survey and analytical software to address different needs. At the end of the presentation, she will be asking presentation attendants to pilot a survey instrument that she intends to use for her thesis study at the Builder's Brewery in Second Life.
 
Yen Verhoeven is a Ph.D. candidate in the Warner Graduate School of Education at the University of Rochester, and the program evaluator for the COMETS Scholarship program at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has 11+ years of teaching experience in Biotechnology and served as the Biotechnology and Pharmacy Technology Department Chair at Fortis College. She managed the Students Tackling Relevant and Authentic Science (STARS) after school program through the University of Rochester, and co-founded the BioTech SYSTEM Northern California consortium through the University of California at Davis. Yen is also a curriculum and program evaluation consultant, and her services are available for those interested in program evaluation and qualitative research design. A list of her publications, workshops, and samples of her work may be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/yenverhoeven/
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting
Friday, January 27th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater
 
AGENDA (all times below PT)
  • 8:30 am Introductions
  • 8:40 am Announcements
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion
  • 9:50 am Open Mic / Announcements 
 
The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is a program sponsored by Caravan Studios - http://caravanstudios.org, a division of TechSoup Global, http://techsoup.org. The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

January 20th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us this Friday, January 20th for our weekly Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting.

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, January 20th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions
  • 8:40 am Announcements
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion 
  • 9:50 am Open Mic / Announcements

 

The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is a program sponsored by Caravan Studios - http://caravanstudios.org, a division of TechSoup Global, http://techsoup.org. The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

 

Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.

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