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How Teaching Adults Impacts your Instruction Workshop

Friday, February 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Confused about why your instruction does not seem to reach adults you are teaching. Come learn more about adult characteristics that affect adult learning, assumptions of adult learning, and strategies for overcoming these characteristics and assumptions.

New AaE Features: Ask an Expert Widget Communities

Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Aaron Hundley

Communities have been added for each Ask an Expert (AaE) widget. This allows someone to easily add themself to get questions assigned from the widget, appointment of leaders for widgets, assignee management, mailing lists, and other features brought to you by the Community...

How Teaching Adults Impacts your Instruction Workshop

Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Confused about why your instruction does not seem to reach adults you are teaching. Come learn more about adult characteristics that affect adult learning, assumptions of adult learning, and strategies for overcoming these characteristics and assumptions.

How Teaching Adults Impacts your Instruction Workshop

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Confused about why your instruction does not seem to reach adults you are teaching. Come learn more about adult characteristics that affect adult learning, assumptions of adult learning, and strategies for overcoming these characteristics and assumptions.

Google Apps for eXtension Staff, Part II

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Jason Young, Amy Hays

Following on from the first session in October - this is a followup meeting to address some of the observations and experiences from the staff using Google Apps for the last few months.

Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup - February 2011

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - 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)...

CES Budget Social Media Web Conference

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Dan Cotton, Terry Meisenbach, Anne Adrian, Douglas Lantagne

As of 2/23/2011, the slides, Q&A and other information related to this session are posted at http://create.extension.org/node/3221 for your reference. ----- This session will answer questions surrounding the CES Social Media campaign organized to help combat proposed...

The Content Appraisal Process

Monday, February 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

Making sure web content on www.extension.org is up to date and usable is one of the missions of eXtension. This pd will show explain the process.

Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Friday, February 18, 2011 at 2:30 pm EST

The objective of this webcast will be to outline highlights of water quality data and political drivers that will shape the future of agricultural nutrient management in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. While some improvements in water quality have occurred we will point out...

Higher Education Community Engagement in Rural Areas

Friday, February 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Randy Stoecker

This webinar will focus on the characteristics and challenges of higher education community engagement in rural areas. The Rural Alliance for Service Learning, with support of the NCRCRD, has engaged in a yearlong exploration of rural higher education community engagement...

What's all the buzz with location services?

Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Kevin Gamble

This session will introduce participants to the trends in location-aware social media tools. A few representative sites will be demonstrated highlighting their major differences (innovations?). The implications for the explosion in these services for Cooperative Extension...

Getting Started on Making Maps in Google MyMaps

Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt, Amy Hays

Mapping can be a great way to communicate information to a client. In the past, making a digital map took complex and expensive software, but the advent of internet mapping has opened up new opportunities for you to create your very own custom map quickly and at low cost (free...

Citation Chasing Workshop

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 5:00 pm EST - Presented by Stan Skrabut

When you find an article that meets your information need, you often want to find more like it. This workshop will give you strategies to find related items, articles by the same author, and articles that have cited the original item. Various library databases will be used,...

Experiential Learning and Evaluation

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST

Youth development volunteers and professionls love to work "hands-on" and most do their best work once they master an experiential learning or inquiry model for engaging learners. The experiential approach also lends itself well to evaluation of process and outcomes....

National eXtension Web Conference

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Kevin Gamble, Ashley Griffin, Beth Raney, Lawrence Lippke, Terry Meisenbach, Craig Wood, Michael Lambur, Kyle Kostelecky

First of four web conferences in 2011 for all who wish to be updated on eXtension's progress and current activities. AGENDA 1. eXtension's Strategic Planning 2. Technology/Engineering Updates 3. Communities of Practice and Content Development News 4. eXtension's...