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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...

Webinar: Low-calorie sweeteners and weight -- webinar for health educators

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Carolyn Dunn

Presented in partnership with the International Life Sciences Institute North America (ILSI North America) and eXtension’s Families, Food, and Fitness community of practice. You no doubt have heard or even participated in the ongoing debate about the use of low-calorie...

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...