What Is the Coolest E-learning Video You Have Seen Online?

This is an excellent question that I found while trolling through LinkedIn Answers, but it's not unlike standard brainstorming questions I'm asked every time we launch an e-learning project.

Read the full discussion here, or check out these highlights:

The Machine is Us/ing Us. Very creative and compelling way to tell the story of Web 2.0 through imagery.

Synagogue Sites Are Catching Up

Our summer project at Talance was imagining the perfect congregational website. We brainstormed, talked to clergy, examined traffic patterns and spoke to administration staff to uncover the most useful features and most necessary tools for growing community. And, it was vitally important to take these features and put them together into an affordable package that can keep growing. The result was Synagogue Sites 1-2-3.

Technologically Impaired

Check out my latest article in The Jewish Daily Forward, which articulates how many of the nonprofits we come into contact with are struggling to keep up with technology. I'm already hearing some "mazel tovs" and "Yes, we're hearing the same thing toos."

Technologically Impaired?
Jewish Organizations Struggle To Keep Pace With New Technologies

By Monique Cuvelier
Wed. Jun 18, 2008

The Book or Byte?

I just submitted my article to The Jewish Daily Forward on how Jewish nonprofits are faring with Web 2.0 technology. The short answer: they've got some catching up to do. An interesting idea came up during my research. I was asking Rabbi Hayim Herring from STAR (Synagogues: Transformation and Renewal) if he had thoughts about why Jewish philanthropies are slow to jump on the Web 2.0 bandwagon, especially when some Christian organizations are maybe better thought of as Church 2.0.