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Using Drupal to Create Content for eXtension

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Lawrence Lippke, Amy Hays

The conversion to Drupal from MediaWiki as eXtension's content management system is now complete. This session will demonstrate how to use this new system to create articles, FAQs, and news to be published to eXtension's public website, as well as show how this tool can be...

Adapting to Change in a Changing Environment

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nick Place

The members of NAEPSDP (the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals) invite you to join us for our next 90-minute quarterly webinar in the extension change series: “Adapting to Change in a Changing Environment” Presenter: Dr. Nick Place,...

Fly Management in the Organic Dairy

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

This Webinar took place on July 6 at 2 PM Eastern Time. To watch the recording, please go to http://www.extension.org/pages/59441 About the Webinar If left uncontrolled, external arthropod pests such as flies, lice, mites, and grubs on organic dairy farms can negatively...

Institutional Team Web Conference

Tuesday, July 5, 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! July 5 Agenda: Be Grow Create Institutional Team Awards—Terry eXtension Champion Awards eXtension CoP Awards...

Reporting CoP Evaluation Results

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Baughman

A key component of any evaluation is reporting the results. This demonstration session will outline the basics of reporting the results of CoP evaluations. Topics include identifying the reporting audience, linking results to CoP goals and outcomes and demonstrating change....

Web Conferencing Best Practices

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 3:45 pm EDT - Presented by Floyd Davenport, Robin Brekke

In this session, we will present best practices for using web conferencing technology. Different technologies will be discussed to include audio conferencing, Skype, web conferencing, traditional video conferencing and streaming broadcasts. When to use each technology based on...

Building evaluation into extension programming: If you aim at nothing you hit it each time

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Ingrid Adams

Planning an effective program begins with an evaluation of the needs of the audience or the community, and the resources available to meet those needs. Having objectives that are tied to local, state, and national goals, building these objectives throughout the program, and...

Engaging Academic Faculty Members in Creating eXtension Content

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11:45 am EDT - Presented by Traci Naile

Engaging academic faculty members, particularly those without extension appointments, in collaborative efforts to develop content can enrich the information made available through eXtension and create opportunities to develop programs and grant proposals. eXtension can serve...

Successful Strategies for Scholarship, Peer Review and Recognition in a COP

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 10:45 am EDT - Presented by Phil Kenkel

The eXtension environment is designed to provide the “best of the best” research based information to serve clientele needs. It is based on collaboration and content evolves based on user input. It expands delivery of quality research-based information to individuals not...

Marketing to Promote Extension’s Online Resources

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 9:30 am EDT - Presented by Terry Meisenbach

Good marketing of your CoP’s content starts with a marketing plan. Most CoPs have not done a marketing plan fully analyzing audience(s), goal(s), message(s), tactics and time lines. This session will lay the groundwork for you and your fellow CoP members to truly discover what...

CoP Workshop Keynote: Michele Payn-Knoper

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 8:00 am EDT

Michele Payn-Knoper personifies passion. As a professional speaker, consultant and author, Michele serves as a resource for people interested in agriculture and food. She encourages all of her clients and audiences to connect with people’s hot buttons and speak their language...

Taking Control of your Web Conferencing Needs

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 3:45 pm EDT - Presented by Floyd Davenport, Robin Brekke

In this session, we will discuss how you can manage your own webinar needs using Adobe Connect. Host and facilitate your own meetings. How to tie a telephone line to a meeting room for phone audio and how to use VoIP. The technology is intended to be flexible and easy to use;...

Building Online Content to Last

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Craig Wood

Content being developed by Communities needs to be fresh, non-duplicated, original, or originally presented. This session will focus on creating high-value content and methods you can use to deepen your expertise as a real-time expert. We will explore what it means to be a...

General Session NIFA Grant Opportunities with Greg Crosby

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 1:15 pm EDT - Presented by Greg Crosby

NIFA Program funds may be requested to enhance existing or develop new eXtension Communities of Practice (CoP) for the eXtension system that are consistent with specific NIFA program priorities. Most opportunities will be in NIFA integrated programs that support extension in...

Redefine, Rediscover, Re-energize – Content Evaluation and Management Using Google Analytics

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 11:45 am EDT - Presented by Amy Hays

CoPs are looking for ways to ensure that their content is relevant and timely for public audiences. Both new and experienced CoPs struggle with keeping content fresh and usable. Some of the biggest questions are “What do we write now?” and “What do we need more of?”. Most CoPs...