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Creating Charts & Graphs with Excel

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Charts & graphs enable you to show a lot of data in an easy to comprehend view. They are much better for reports, newsletters and presentations than a showing a table of numbers. This session is an introduction to creating charts and graphs with Microsoft Office Excel.

Military-Extension: Resources for Extension Faculty

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anne Adrian, Kyle Kostelecky, Brent Elrod, Brian Higginbotham

NIFA and eXtension invites you to attend the following webinar: This webinar is presented by members of the Military Families Partnership eXtension Initiative and NIFA’s Military and Veteran’s programs. It will provide information about current federal initiatives,...

Freshwater Aquaculture: What is a CoP and how to maintain it

Friday, October 7, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Craig Wood, Vanessa Weldon

This webinar will be lead by Dr. Craig Wood and will discuss the objective of CoP's and how to maintain a CoP going when participation is strictly voluntary.

Twitter #Hashtags for conferences, causes, chats, and connecting with people of similar interests.

Friday, October 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Jeannette, Stephen Judd, John Dorner

How do you... *Capture the best ideas, resources, and energy from an event or conference? *Expand an events recognition and reach? *Continue learning from your speaker or participants after an event or conference has concluded? *Meet and interact with people...

An Online Roundtable Discussion of the State of Program and Staff Development in Extension

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cummings, Debra Davis

This session will focus on the state of program and staff development in Extension. Specifically, we will discuss such items as: How is PSD work done in your institution? How has the work you do in PSD changed in recent years? What are the biggest challenges you face as a PSD...

Webinar: Material and Design Considerations for Building in Wildfire Prone Areas

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Quarles

Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of adequate vegetation management in the area surrounding your home (i.e., your “defensible space”) and choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building. Steve Quarles has been...

Institutional Team Web Conference

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Terry Meisenbach

Meeting of all members of state eXtension Institutional Teams. Please join us! Join us the first Tuesday of each month for a meetup of eXtension Institutional Teams! The agenda for this meeting is: 1. National eXtension Virtual Conference 2011, October 17-19, 2011 2. ...

Creating Charts & Graphs with Google Docs

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Charts & graphs enable you to show a lot of data in an easy to comprehend view. They are much better for reports, newsletters and presentations than a showing a table of numbers. This session will be an introduction to creating charts and graphs with Google Docs'...

Network Literacy

Monday, October 3, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner, Anne Adrian, Karen Jeannette, Jim Langcuster, Stephen Judd, Bob Bertsch

Members of the steering committee of the newly formed, Network Literacy Community of Practice (CoP) will discuss what network literacy is, how the CoP plans to engage professionals in communities built around learning in networks, and how you can participate in the effort. ...

How to Align Sequences

Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Candice Hirsch

During this webinar, Dr. Candice Hansey, Michigan State University, will demonstrate the problem of sequence alignment and provide examples of software that can be used to align sequences.

CoP Evaluation Efforts: HorseQuest

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kathy Anderson, Chris Skelly

Please join us in our continuing series on highlighting CoP evaluation efforts. Kathy Anderson and Chris Skelly, from the HorseQuest CoP, will highlight their approach to and results of evaluating their CoP content. This session will be extremely useful for CoP evaluation...

To build or not to build: is a new processor really needed?

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lauren Gwin

When does it really make sense to build a new processing facility? Sometimes finding enough of the right kind of meat or poultry processing can seem impossible. Sometimes it makes sense to build a new plant. But more often than not, it probably doesn’t. Our speakers will...

Creating Spreadsheets (part 2 of 2)

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

In this session we'll answer any questions related to what was covered in "Creating Spreadsheets - Part 1" and the homework assignment from that session. Then, we'll continue where we left off and learn more of the most commonly used features of Google Docs...

Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup - September 2011

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney

An opportunity for state Question Wranglers who help with questions submitted via Ask an Expert by the public at www.extension.org, to get familiar with your role, the tools available to make it easier, and share experiences & tips. (for eXtension Question Wranglers)...

Natural Disasters... What about the Animals?

Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:00 am EDT

Sponsored by Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, K-State Research and Extension, and the Family Caregiving and Companion Animals Communities of Practice, members of the eXtension National Initiative. This conference will take place in Manhattan KS and via...