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PCR Kids Add Environmental Goal to Popular 10K Challenge
Ready Row USA

PCR Kids Add Environmental Goal to Popular 10K Challenge

We invite you to join the livestream as Caitlin Mance, Executive Director of Philadelphia City Rowing gives us the scoop on how you can participate in PCR's traditional 10K Challenge - this year with an environmental twist!
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How ACMI.tv Builds Success through Community Collaboration
Peeragogy in Action

How ACMI.tv Builds Success through Community Collaboration

What would it take to accelerate the success of your collaborative efforts and build community in your enterprise? In our first Peeragogy Accelerator of 2021, we take a virtual tour of ACMi, the community media station in Arlington, MA.
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The Possibilities of an Open Global Mind
Peeragogy in Action

The Possibilities of an Open Global Mind

This episode will introduce Open Global Mind, a project to build communities and platforms that will help us make sense of the world - together.
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Where, When & How to Market Your Book
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Where, When & How to Market Your Book

When should you as an independent author-publisher start marketing your book? Our panel lays it out for you.
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Visualizing Life Patterns
Peeragogy in Action

Visualizing Life Patterns

Design patterns? What are they, and how do they determine, affect, or change the course of our lives? Why is it important to visualize them?
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BOOK AWARDS: Is Your Book a Winner?
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BOOK AWARDS: Is Your Book a Winner?

This episode of Face The Book TV will help you make a wise selection from the many available book awards programs so your return in book sales exceeds the cost of application fees.
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Ready, Row! USA #89: The Brilliant Rise of Rowing In Color
Ready Row USA

Ready, Row! USA #89: The Brilliant Rise of Rowing In Color

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Arshay Cooper & Mark Wilson on USRowCon2019
Ready Row USA

Arshay Cooper & Mark Wilson on USRowCon2019

In this episode, we had the honor of hosting Arshay Cooper of Row New York and Mark Wilson of the All American Rowing Camp for a recap of the 2018 US Rowing convention in San Diego, where they both gave presentations. Arshay outlined the status of the DEI programming at USRowing (under former CEO Patrick McNerny), reported on impact & innovations at Row New York, where he serves on the board of directors.
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Groundbreaking Olympian Anita DeFrantz
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Groundbreaking Olympian Anita DeFrantz

Our exclusive interview with the legendary and inspiring Anita DeFrantz at the USRowing Convention kicks off our celebration of Black History Month. DeFrantz was born in 1952 in Philadelphia, USA. A member of the Vesper Boat Club in her home city, she was captain of the American rowing team at the 1976 Summer Olympics winning the bronze medal in women's eight.
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Digital Colonialism & the Ethics of Data
Peeragogy in Action

Digital Colonialism & the Ethics of Data

Meet technology policy scholars Paola Ricaurte and Yasmine Boudiaf. We’ll learn more about the ethics of data and consider how their work can inform the Peeragogy Project
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Ready, Row! USA #88: 2nd Anniversary Rowapalooza!
Ready Row USA

Ready, Row! USA #88: 2nd Anniversary Rowapalooza!

What's a Rowapalooza? Why, it's a celebration of our 2-year anniversary with #ReadyRowUSA alumni. Not to be missed! #rowing
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Face The Book TV #9: Here’s My Manuscript. Now What?
Face the Book TV

Face The Book TV #9: Here’s My Manuscript. Now What?

Independent publishing is not for the faint of heart - although access to technology has demolished the stranglehold of the traditional publishing "gatekeepers," you will have to acquire the skills, invest the time, or hire the talent (or all three) required to professionally publish and effectively distribute your book. Panelists: Eddie Vincent, Shawn Anderson, Charlotte Pierce
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USRowing Convention 2020 Recap
Ready Row USA

USRowing Convention 2020 Recap

What USRowing Convention it has been! We heard  from and interacted with legendary rowing coaches, rowing science geeks, sports diversity & inclusion activists - and our brand-new CEO!
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Gratitude to our first distributor, Rowing Chat
Ready Row USA

Gratitude to our first distributor, Rowing Chat

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Ready, Row! USA Special: USRowing Convention 2020 Preview
Ready Row USA

Ready, Row! USA Special: USRowing Convention 2020 Preview

As part of our event sponsorship for the #USRowCon2020, Ready, Row! USA connects with Samantha Wonderlin and Sarah McAulifffe, two of the event's intrepid organizers, to discuss the first-ever USRowing Virtual Convention, Dec. 8-13, 2020.
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Peeragogy In Action #4: Collaborative Book Creation
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Peeragogy In Action #4: Collaborative Book Creation

Peeragogy In Action podcast, Episode #4 Peeragogy is all about forming a collaborative community with diverse skills interested in learning how to do something, and doing it! The Peeragogy Handbook, started in 2012, is one such project
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New USRowing CEO Amanda Kraus looks ahead
Ready Row USA

New USRowing CEO Amanda Kraus looks ahead

New USRowing CEO Amanda Kraus talks to Olympic athlete & coach Jim Dietz about the challenges ahead of her at the organization.
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Advertising Your Book on Amazon
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Advertising Your Book on Amazon

Award-winning nonfiction publisher Ian Lamont gives a brief overview of Amazon and Facebook advertising for book publishers.
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Peering Into Early Learning
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Peering Into Early Learning

Join CICOLAB (Collective Intelligence Collaboratory) co-founders Lauren Nignon and Charles Blass as they report initial findings on what makes “Peeragogy for Kids."
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IPNE Authors & Publishers Conference Preview
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IPNE Authors & Publishers Conference Preview

Come join us virtually for an educational and fun-filled weekend that you won’t soon forget. And don't forget about the IPNE Book Awards on Saturday evening Nov. 7! (drum roll, please!)
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