Measuring Public Media's Impact

Impact assessment is an important issue in the non-profit sector, including for public media organizations.

To better understand the state of impact assessment in public media, the National Center for Media Engagement (NCME) enlisted LFA Group: Learning for Action to conduct an environmental scan designed to identify and understand tools available to help public media organizations measure the impact, and demonstrate the value, of their work.

evangotlib:

gunsandrobots:

always reblog.

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Happy Friday! 

evangotlib:

gunsandrobots:

always reblog.

x2

Happy Friday! 

What drives us. What drives American Graduate. 

What drives us. What drives American Graduate

world-shaker:

 It’s Official: Using Twitter Makes Students More Engaged

Further affirming what you probably already know, Twitter is evidently one of the best tools for learning and becoming an engaged student. We’ve covered the benefits of the social network ad nauseum for teachers and administrators over the past few years … but a new study solidifies the worth of Twitter for students.
Assistant Professor of Education at Michigan State University, Christine Greenhow, conducted a study titled “Twitteracy: Tweeting is a New Literary Practice.” In it, she found that college students who tweet as part of their instruction are more engaged with the course content, the teacher, other students, and they have higher grades.

world-shaker:

It’s Official: Using Twitter Makes Students More Engaged

Further affirming what you probably already know, Twitter is evidently one of the best tools for learning and becoming an engaged student. We’ve covered the benefits of the social network ad nauseum for teachers and administrators over the past few years … but a new study solidifies the worth of Twitter for students.

Assistant Professor of Education at Michigan State University, Christine Greenhow, conducted a study titled “Twitteracy: Tweeting is a New Literary Practice.” In it, she found that college students who tweet as part of their instruction are more engaged with the course content, the teacher, other students, and they have higher grades.



Does this chart scare you? Never fear. Catch our webinar with Nova Spivack on the current online landscape and solutions for the future:http://ow.ly/eFCXg
Does this chart scare you? Never fear. Catch our webinar with Nova Spivack on the current online landscape and solutions for the future:http://ow.ly/eFCXg
Shared via Independent Lens.

Shared via Independent Lens.

PBS NewsHour Ad Libs 2012

newshour:

election:

Make your own campaign ads! Danger of actually learning something: decent.

Tumblr is all about the learning.

Fun game to share! 

A great story is like a great melody: it announces its inevitable greatness and you recognize it the first time you hear it.

Ira Glass shares This American Life’s story selection process and offers tips on how to pitch the show on Reddit’s Ask Me AnythingAlso see Glass on the secret to success in creative work. (via explore-blog)

Another fantastic quote from the inimitable Ira Glass. 

You want to get hit by lightning, so you have to wander around for a long time in the rain.
Ira Glass on finding story ideas —- IAm Ira Glass, creator of This American Life, AMA : IAmA (via teresagorman)

Missed the Third Coast Audio Festival?

We’re currently loving this Storify about the Third Coast Audio Festival from DIYGirl. Who doesn’t love reading about hundreds of smart people geeking out on audio?