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Radon: Something You Can Live Without

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeannie Nichols

Radon: a health risk with a simple fix. Why be concerned about radon? What is it? Why does the Surgeon General have a warning about radon? In this presentation you will learn 1) what radon is 2) discover the concern of having elevated radon levels in your home or work...

For Youth, For Life CoP Work Session

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by John A. (Tony) Cook, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

All eXtension users interested in eXtension youth content are invited to join the For Youth, For Life Community of Practice for updates and a work session on current activities.

Digital and Media Literacy

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Paul Treadwell

Digital and Media Literacy | We'll look at a white paper by Renee Hobbs, that clearly lays out the why's and what's of Digital Literacy. We'll also discuss the implications of digital literacy for extension work. Register at link in View and Participate. We'll email webinar...

Developing iPhone apps

Friday, April 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Chris LaBelle

Have you been wondering what it would take to develop an iPhone application? Is it worth the time and effort? Chris LaBelle, from Oregon State University Extension, shares more about their recent iPhone development project. Some of the topics that will be covered in this...

Innovating with Social Media to Connect Communities: Learning from Disasters, Aiming for Resilience.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

Dr. Theresa Bernardo from Michigan State University will be presenting. The U.S. was a leader in the development and deployment of 20th Century industrial technologies and organizational systems that provided unprecedented national prosperity. They are becoming inadequate,...

Water and Energy: Can we conserve both?

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

Households' water use decisions have direct implications for the energy use in water production. This webinar will discuss the methodology for estimating greenhouse gas emissions associated with water production, and present estimates of reduced electrical use resulting from...

Measuring Excellence in Extension

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Carol Whatley, Scott Cummings

This web conference will be presented by Carol Whatley and Scott Cummings. More about the effort can be found at http://excellenceinextension.tamu.edu/ This Professional Development session is offered in partnership with the ACE Leadership & Management SIG.

Institutional Team Web Conference - April 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney, Dan Cotton, Terry Meisenbach, Craig Wood, Tim Cross, Michael Lambur, Joe Hunnings

Meeting of all members of state eXtension Institutional Teams. Please join us! Agenda: 1. Report from the eXtension Program Review Panel--Tim Cross, University of Tennessee 2. “Why Not an eXtension Expert?” - Results of a survey of VA Extension Faculty about why they have...

Impact on Air Quality and Climate Change- Where the Dairy Industry Stands

Monday, April 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Frank Mitloehner

Dr. Frank Mitloehner will discuss the most recent scientific findings as they relate to the impacts of dairy industry on environmental quality. He will also summarize recent national and regional efforts to quantify and mitigate emissions, but also the latest developments in...

How to strengthen your lessons with solid learning objectives

Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Student learning can be hampered if the objectives are not clear. This Webinar will focus on writing clear criterion objectives. Clear objectives will help you write better lessons and assessments, as well as, help learners organize their learning Some hands-on objective...

How to strengthen your lessons with solid learning objectives

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Student learning can be hampered if the objectives are not clear. This Webinar will focus on writing clear criterion objectives. Clear objectives will help you write better lessons and assessments, as well as, help learners organize their learning Some hands-on objective...

Regional Engineering Specialist, Univ of MO Extension

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT

Webinar: Google Maps made from GPS and spreadsheet data. Intorduction the the use and management of Google Maps & MyMaps for producing maps for Extension use and collaboration. We will also be using the mapping utilities DNR Garmin and Mapbuilder.net. Other software...

Web mapping from data sets on Google maps

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Frank Wideman

Webinar: Google Maps made from GPS and spreadsheet data. Intorduction the the use and management of Google Maps & MyMaps for producing maps for Extension use and collaboration. We will also be using the mapping utilities DNR Garmin and Mapbuilder.net. Other...

Open Education, by David Wiley

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

David Wiley (http://davidwiley.org) is well known for his leadership and advocacy of open content (http://opencontent.org/blog/). We're excited about his willingness to talk with us about the global Open Education Resources (OER) movement, how technology is impacting learning,...

How to strengthen your lessons with solid learning objectives

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Student learning can be hampered if the objectives are not clear. This Webinar will focus on writing clear criterion objectives. Clear objectives will help you write better lessons and assessments, as well as, help learners organize their learning Some hands-on objective...