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expired Beginning with the Ask an Expert Widget and Ask an Expert Discussion Double Header - June 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Aaron Hundley, Beth Raney

This session has been expired as of January 2013 because Ask an Expert 2.0 was launched in December 2012. Beginning with the Ask an Expert Widget by Aaron Hundley and Ask an Expert Discussion Double Header by Aaron Hundley and Beth Raney (For all Extension) Learn the basics...

eXtension's Data APIs

Thursday, June 17, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jason Young

eXtension's Data APIs, by Jason Young, eXtension. One of the goals for the eXtension Engineering Team is to make as much of our data and information programmatically available to our peers as we can. Come and learn what Data APIs are available from eXtension and how you can...

Second Life for Newbies

Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

Second Life for Newbies, by LuAnn Phillips. Highlights and sharing of resources from the recent CoP sessions "Second Life for Newbies." If you could not be there in Austin for the hands-on sessions, come for this quick rundown of what you need to know, some ways to...

How US Government Agencies are using virtual worlds for training, outreach, and collaboration

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

How US Government Agencies are using virtual worlds for training, outreach, and collaboration. Government agencies such as the Dept. of Energy, NASA, NOAA, USDA, and all branches of the military are actively involved in a variety of virtual worlds platforms. The Federal...

Question Wrangler May 2010 Meetup

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble, Beth Raney

Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup with Beth Raney and Kevin Gamble, eXtension. As each state identifies Question Wranglers to help with questions submitted via Ask an Expert by the public at www.extension.org, we'll hold this session to help you get familiar with your role, the...

Taming Twitter - How to find and share value 140 characters at time, by Dan Toland

Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sandi Karstens

Taming Twitter - How to find and share value 140 characters at time, by Dan Toland, communications specialist for the Ohio Farm Bureau. Characterized as a cross between texting, emailing and blogging, Twitter is a social media tool often discussed, but no as often understood....

A Leader's Framework for Decision Making: A strategy for dealing with complexity

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble, Beth Raney, Jerry Thomas, Anne Adrian

A Leader's Framework for Decision Making: A strategy for dealing with complexity, by Anne Adrian, Kevin Gamble, Beth Raney, and Jerry Thomas. This session will be an online version of the recent complexity workshop conducted at The Ohio State University Leadership for Tomorrow...

How Can Our CoP Get Started In Second Life?

Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

How Can Our CoP Get Started In Second Life? With LuAnn Phillips, eXtension Virtual Worlds Coordnator. The Morrill Islands in Second Life are available to any CoP for project development. This can start as small as an information kiosk, and grow over time to become an immersive...

Farming for Bees: Conservation of Native Pollinators

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 10:00 am EDT

Learn how to plan, create, manage, and protect the habitat of native pollinators that are vital to U.S. agriculture. Although there are numerous pollinator species in the United States, this presentation focuses on native bees.It is estimated that pollinators provide an...

Understanding Social Comfort to Improve Social Tool Adoption

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Vander Wal

March 24, 2010. There are three elements around social comfort to keep in mind when selecting and using social computing tools to interact with others: Social comfort with people; Social comfort with tools; and Social comfort with subject matter. These components of social...

Diversity Issues in the Digital Age

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm EST

Diversity Issues in the Digital Age, presented by Dr. Kayt Sunwood, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Inclusion matters in the rapidly diversifying digital world in which we live and work. Explore the challenges and opportunities that gender, age, cultural, ethnic, and a...

Evaluate Your Content with Google Analytics (by Category!)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ben MacNeill

Google Analytics (GA) reveals tons of information about which pieces of content perform the best on the eXtension Public Site. However, until recently it was only possible to look at performance for all content or single pieces of content. If you wanted to find the...