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Nonprofit Digital Transformation: Why Learning Science & Community Building Matter

You’re a nonprofit leader ready to grow your organization’s impact. The potential to extend your reach is great. With scaling as an imperative, your digital transformation initiative begins. But how do you ensure your program and your organization are ready? You may not see evidence-based digital learning design as a core component of the answer to that question. But we do. 

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Video: Your Mission Can—and Should—Drive Your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation often begins with your search for the right tool or some ideal platform that will serve all of your needs. How often does it start with a conversation about what those needs actually are?

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Off-the-Shelf or Custom Learning Platform? Six Questions To Help You Decide

Have you ever heard the joke about the IT leader who lost her job because she purchased off-the-shelf software? No? Me neither. How about the one about users hating their job after their company purchased off-the-shelf software? Unfortunately, I’ve heard that one a lot, and it’s not a joke. 

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Online Learning Response Team: How We Work

Extension Engine’s Online Learning Response Team (OLRT) takes a custom approach to help your institution move online quickly to address near-term needs, without losing sight of longer-term goals. Benefits include:

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A Phased Approach to Growing your Organization’s Partner-Facing Learning Experience

Organizations that use teaching, mentoring, or consulting to deliver their mission have likely faced an existential challenge since the COVID-19  pandemic hit, restricting in-person connections. Perhaps they had previously considered moving online but had not yet made that commitment. When the pandemic struck, they had to quickly transition to an online-only delivery model. This has probably involved copious amounts of Zoom and Google Hangouts.  Organizations have no doubt discovered that filming a play and calling it a movie does not result in Avatar

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