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19NTC Session Proposals

Accidental Techie’s Guide to Creating Awesome Online Learning Experiences

This highly participatory and activity-driven workshop will help participants evaluate online training delivery methods and build effective training for nonprofit staff or external constituencies.  TechSoup and Julia Campbell bring over a decade of experience to designing engaging online trainings in a wide variety of accessible formats. Participants will also assess different LMS (learning management systems) and learn from their peers and experts in the room on how to use online learning tools to accomplish their organizational goals. Participants will gain insights on the needed mindsets, and skill sets to achieve their mission and have a greater impact in their programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how to design online trainings including courses and webinars
  • Evaluate different online learning tools and platforms
  • Apply best practices from examples and case studies

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Julia Campbell

Speaker, Author, Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

Julia Campbell has run her digital marketing consulting business for almost a decade, focused exclusively on mission-driven organizations. A mom of 2 and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she is the author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits, a call-to-action for nonprofits to use stories to accomplish their missions. Based in Boston, Julia is a global authority on digital storytelling, with happy clients spanning the globe from Moscow to San Francisco. She has provided workshops and training to Meals on Wheels America, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and Facebook. Julia is a frequent contributor to Nonprofit Tech for Good, Social Media Today, Maximize Social Business, Elevation Web, Network for Good, Wild Apricot, and others. Her passion is to get nonprofits of all sizes to stop spinning their wheels on social media and to start getting real results using digital tools. You can check out her thoughts and ideas on all things nonprofit digital storytelling and social media at