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Jun 30

Health Insurance 101/102--One Session ONLY

3:00 pm EDT

Professor Roberta Riportella, Kansas Health Foundation Professor of Community Health, Kansas State University and Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison will host an upcoming webinar about health insurance. She will be teaching using the Health Insurance Smarts curriculum so this webinar serve two purposes:

 1.  You can learn the intricacies of how health insurance is working in this new post Affordable Care Act world, and

2.  This can serve as a model if you wish to use any of the curriculum pieces to teach directly to consumers.

The webinar will focus on the basics of how health insurance works and how to choose a health insurance plan. It will remind us that almost everyone must now be insured, describes sources of health insurance, and explains more fully the how and what of health insurance.It will challenge us to consider the specific benefits you and your family members need, which health care providers you prefer to use, and what health care costs you are comfortable paying.



Roberta Riportella

Jul 08

Analytics Webinar

12:00 pm EDT

Digital media is at the front of most marketing and strategic plans for business and organizations. It’s not easy to know how to track the success of your campaigns and your websites which is why keeping up with analytics and trends in optimization is key.

For more information: http://www.extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wednesday-webinars-registration-11452674257

Jul 08

Engaging Students in Wicked Problems: Strategies for inspiring and preparing students to tackle messy, place-based challenges

1:00 pm EDT

Please join the Capacity Building Work Team in the Children and Youth Institute at Michigan State University Extension for the following webinar featuring Dr. Danielle Lake from Grand Valley State University – Engaging Students in Wicked Problems: Strategies for inspiring and preparing students to tackle messy, place-based challenges.

How can we prepare students to tackle wicked problems?  What pedagogical methods can be used to address interdependent, high-stakes systemic problems in our communities?

This webinar will suggest we need to pursue an experiential, collaborative learning model: working across networks, disciplines, and institutions in order to tackle our social messes. Participants will discover strategies and explore possible methods for better preparing students to collaboratively tackle the wicked problems within their field.

This webinar will take place on July 8 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. All are welcome to attend.

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