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Getting the most out of Google Docs

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Google Docs has documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more! While it does not have all the functionality of Microsoft Office, it offers about 99% of the features I need about 99% of the time. It also has some features that MS Office does not have that make it worth trying...

Using Facebook in Extension Programming

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Zobrist

Learn the steps to create a Facebook page for your program, appropriate and inappropriate uses for Facebook in Extension programming, tips for having success and avoiding pitfalls, and how Facebook compares to other available social media tools.

Getting Started in Second Life

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

Would you like to attend one of eXtension's upcoming events in the Second Life virtual world but don't have an avatar yet? Come to this 30 minute session to learn the basics of how to register for an account, create your avatar, find our location and get around in "in...

eXtension Critical Success Factors and Metrics National Discussion

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Lambur

Please join us for one of three national discussions on a set of Critical Success Factors and Metrics (CSF/M) that eXtension is proposing. Identifying these CSF/M is one of the milestones in eXtension’s 2011-14 Strategic Roadmap. The purpose is to provide a concise set of...

Human Resource Management: Being a Boss or Building Relationships

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Robert Milligan

Dr. Bob Milligan, Cornell University Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Professor Emeritus and Senior Consultant at Dairy Strategies, LLC, will introduce you to the current thinking in human resource management. Current research substantiates that great leaders...

NeVC: Curate The Cloud. How Too Much Information puts Humans Back In Charge.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

by Steven Rosenbaum [http://www.steverosenbaum.magnify.net/] is the author of Curation Nation an exploration of the emerging phenomenon of human organization and publishing of content. He is also the founder of Magnify.net and the creator of MTV News Unfiltered. Steven will...

NeVC: "Social Media, Curating, and Convening: Getting Value from Group Interaction"

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT

Clay Shirky [http://www.shirky.com/] is the author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations (2008) and Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age (2010) and studies the effects of the Internet on society. Clay will speak on...

NevC: "Out of this World: Virtual Worlds in Government"

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

Paulette Robinson leads the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds, government, industry, and academia interested in virtual world use for confronting and solving common issues and is the Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning for the Information Resources Management College...

How to Breed for Organic Production Systems

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jim Myers

During this webinar, Dr. Jim Myers, Oregon State University, will discuss how to breed for organic production systems and provide examples from his breeding program.

Canceled: For Youth, For Life CoP

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by John A. (Tony) Cook, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

Greetings, Everyone! Our web conference scheduled for Tuesday, 10/18, is canceled in lieu of the National eXtension Virtual Conference 2011. There are excellent speakers for this virtual conference and we encourage all of you who can to tune in for them as you can next week....

NeVC: Robin Good: 'How to Achieve More Mind Reach' while increasing your reputation and creating something of value

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT

Robin Good http://www.masternewmedia.org/ is an independent new media publisher, who has converted his professional skills and interests into a self-publishing career. He also curates on Google’s Farmer Panda Update and how to recover from it. Robin will speak on Tuesday,...

NeVC: Using social media in learning and co-learning

Monday, October 17, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT

Howard Rheingold [http://www.rheingold.com] is an internationally syndicated author of the weekly Tomorrow column, author of best-sellers Virtual Reality and The Virtual Community, and editor of best-seller The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog. He will kick off the NeVC2011 on...

Flooding and Organic Certification

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jim Riddle

Join eOrganic for a webinar on flooding and organic certification by Jim Riddle of the University of Minnesota on October 13, 2011 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required....

Being Prepared: Is Your Business Prepared to Survive a Disaster

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

George will help business owners think about the parameters of disasters and what the owner/s can do to protect themselves. He will use his time as a small business owner, data from his research, and experience working with small businesses in Montana and across the country to...

Get Started in Second Life

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

Would you like to attend one of eXtension's upcoming events in the Second Life virtual world, but don't have an avatar yet? Come to this 30 minute session to learn the basics of how to register for an account, create your avatar, find our location and get around in "in...