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Stop Broadcasting and Start Having a Conversation

Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Social media tools are best suited for TWO-WAY communications, and brands don’t converse. In this session we will discuss how Extension professionals can and do use social media for engaging and collaborating with their audiences; not to establish brand awareness, but to...

Pack your Bag: Telling the Story in Print, Picture, Video and Audio

Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 11:45 am EDT - Presented by april sorrow

Get me 400 words on this by noon! And two or three hi-res pics to go with it, too. You’ll need to turn that copy into a 60-second TV piece. Here’s a video camera and some editing software. Oh, and edit that TV script down to a 30-second radio news spot. And can you do...

Facebook Is a Tool, Not a Strategy: Goals, Guidelines, and Strategies for Successful Social Media Initiatives

Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 5:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jamie Hughs, Robin Pratt

Many social media presentations explore how and why to use various tools like Facebook and Twitter to connect with the public. But jumping into social media without a clear strategy and well-defined goals is like building a house without a blueprint. This presentation will...

Combining Photographs with Slogans to Promote Organizational Image

Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 4:30 pm EDT - Presented by Joanne Littlefield

Brand value, brand demeanor, and brand drivers are three of the latest concepts under the same umbrella that institutions of higher education have borrowed from commercial advertising, marketing and communication models. They form the face of an institution in the public eye....

Challenges in Evaluating Social Media

Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 3:30 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Lambur

Social media (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) can be used to engage and communicate with Extension clientele in new digital ways. And in many ways, they are a means to an end, and not the end in and of itself. Social media allow Extension educators a way to connect with...

ACE/NETC 2011 Bill Murphy Keynote: Anya Kamenetz

Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 2:15 pm EDT

Join us at the ACE/NETC 2011 Bill Murphy Luncheon with keynote speaker Anya Kamenetz. Ms. Kamenetz was one of the youngest ever columnists for the Village Voice, where she earned a Pulitzer prize nomination for her reporting on the economic challenges facing Generation Next....

Driving Content to a Mobile Platform: Are We Killing The Internet In The Process?

Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 12:45 pm EDT - Presented by Dave King, Chris LaBelle

From reading the Horizon Report to just looking in your pocket, it is clear we need to move our courses and learning modules to mobile access to remain competitive and available to our learner audiences. What is unclear is the impact of a significant move to proprietary...

Extension's Learning Space

Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 11:15 am EDT - Presented by Jason Young, Beth Raney

Cooperative Extension is all about learning... whether it's professional development for ourselves, or helping others to learn. Finding opportunities to learn is one of the challenges! Whether you're looking for new trends in social media, specific subject matter, or just tips...

Surviving Budget Cuts: New Partnerships – New Money

Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 10:15 am EDT - Presented by Jeanne Gleason, Dave King

Budget cuts, reorganizations, and uncertainty can be discouraging or a catalyst for exploring new partnerships and new sources of money. However, finding new and reliable sources of money often requires looking outside your status quo into new partnerships, new technologies...

Migrating Content From the Wiki to Drupal

Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Henrietta Ritchie-Holbrook, Lawrence Lippke

The move of all content in the current CoP wiki to the new Drupal system is scheduled for June 16-18. In these sessions, we will let you know what steps are necessary to effectively migrate your content and answer questions you may have about the move. This training will be...

4-H Social Media: Online Safety Best Practices

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amber Shollenberger, Ashley Lusk

The best way to build a 4-H network is to create a secure online community for both adults and youth. Social media experts will provide you with an outline of best practices for adult volunteers who may be interacting with youth online, as well as a series of recommended...

Rangeland Utilization Monitoring - A Ranchers' Perspective

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT

This webinar discusses the benefits of rangeland utilization monitoring. Montana Ranchers demonstrate the utilization monitoring process and talk about why monitoring and evaluation are important tools for managing their rangelands.

Webinar: Fire Adapted Communities-The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ed Smith

There is more wildfire in our future. The trend is towards an increasing number of acres burned. The likelihood that people will be threatened by wildfire is growing. Unfortunately, many homeowners and their homes are not prepared to survive a wildfire. Do we ignore these...

Migrating Content From the Wiki to Drupal

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney, Lawrence Lippke, Ivelin Denev

The move of all content in the current CoP wiki to the new Drupal system is scheduled for June 16-18. In these sessions, we will let you know what steps are necessary to effectively migrate your content and answer questions you may have about the move. This training will be...

Social learning

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Paul Treadwell

Informal learning in social networks. Register at link in the View and Participate section