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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...

Follow Your Living Stream of Social Networking Contributions: The Real Time Web

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 10:45 am EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble

The Web is moving to a realtime environment where new content is exchanged in the flow of daily conversations. This social curation movement with social filtering is changing the very nature of how content is discovered and consumed online. This session will demonstrate some...

Success Factors for Developing Your eXtension CoP Social Media Strategy

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 9:30 am EDT - Presented by H. Marissa Stone

“The Internet offers a universally accessible interactive hub of fast, consistent, cost-effective resources to connect with individuals working toward common goals. The groups derived from these connections are called virtual social networks. The content shared in these...

2011 eXtension National CoP Workshop

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 8:00 am EDT

Live from Louisville, keynotes and selected sessions. Details at Tuesday, June 28th 8:00AM – 9:15AM General Session Keynote: eXtending Our Efforts: Leveraging and Measuring Social Media with Jason Falls 9:30AM- 10:15AM Success...

CoP Workshop Keynote -- eXtending Our Efforts: Leveraging and Measuring Social Media with Jason Falls

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 8:00 am EDT

General Session Keynote Jason Falls is one of the most in-demand speakers in the social media, public relations and marketing fields due to a simple truth: He delivers value. Known for his clever insights, sharp wit and the ever-present brutal honesty, Falls tackles...

For Youth, For Life CoP

Tuesday, June 21, 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.

Irrigation Efficiency - Pipeline Distribution Systems

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will evaluate irrigation pipeline designs to assess the energy required and the long term economics of different pipeline sizes. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems from ground or surface...

Program Frequency, Duration, and Intensity

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Martin Smith

Colleagues--Please join us Wednesday June 15 for our monthly webinar on evaluation featuring Martin Smith, Extension Specialist with UC-Davis, exploring the programming issues behind quality and outcomes, especially for 4-H Science programs. Have you asked yourself, "How...

4-H Social Media: Measuring Your Impact

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amber Shollenberger, Ashley Lusk

Make sure your efforts are generating the maximum impact. Discover a series of free metric systems including Facebook Insights, Hootsuite and more.

Overhauling an Extension Publications Website: You Mean We Want People to Find and Use our Pubs?

Monday, June 13, 2011 at 5:30 pm EDT - Presented by Amanda Swennes, ben whetstone, Robin Pratt

These days, we're all being asked to do more with fewer resources and people. In 2010, the Office of Communications and the Office of Information Technology collaborated to redesign, relaunch, and move UGA's CAES Extension publications website to a database-driven, more...

Facebook Advertising: Simple, Effective and Inexpensive

Monday, June 13, 2011 at 4:30 pm EDT - Presented by Joanne Littlefield

Anyone with access to Facebook can prepare a Facebook Advertisement in under five minutes. Facebook provides a whole new way reach to unique, targeted and receptive audiences in a way that they want to be marketed to, using Facebook Advertising. Facebook Advertising is very...

Remote Training

Monday, June 13, 2011 at 3:30 pm EDT - Presented by Tanya Ruffin

Statewide training has been impacted by recent budget cuts; due to this, trainers and trainees have been unable to travel. Instructional videos are available on the training website, but in-person training has always been preferred. By using Live Meeting web conferencing...

Lost But Not Forgotten: The Ongoing Story of How Once-Lost Treasures Continue to Bring Our History to Life

Monday, June 13, 2011 at 12:45 pm EDT - Presented by Carol Whatley, Glenda Freeman

With Cooperative Extension’s centennial only a few years away in 2014, it’s not too early to look in your attics and back rooms for lost treasures with historical value. That’s how we found a treasured set of murals created for Alabama Extension to display at the 1939 Alabama...

Game On! Applying game design principles to research, teaching, and outreach strategies

Monday, June 13, 2011 at 12:15 pm EDT

Dr. Rosa Mikeal Martey is an assistant professor in the department of Journalism & Technical Communication at Colorado State University. Her research focuses on online information-seeking and social interaction through digital technologies with a focus on gender,...