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NevC: "Out of this World: Virtual Worlds in Government"

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

Paulette Robinson leads the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds, government, industry, and academia interested in virtual world use for confronting and solving common issues and is the Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning for the Information Resources Management College...

How to Breed for Organic Production Systems

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jim Myers

During this webinar, Dr. Jim Myers, Oregon State University, will discuss how to breed for organic production systems and provide examples from his breeding program.

Canceled: For Youth, For Life CoP

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by John A. (Tony) Cook, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

Greetings, Everyone! Our web conference scheduled for Tuesday, 10/18, is canceled in lieu of the National eXtension Virtual Conference 2011. There are excellent speakers for this virtual conference and we encourage all of you who can to tune in for them as you can next week....

NeVC: Robin Good: 'How to Achieve More Mind Reach' while increasing your reputation and creating something of value

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT

Robin Good is an independent new media publisher, who has converted his professional skills and interests into a self-publishing career. He also curates on Google’s Farmer Panda Update and how to recover from it. Robin will speak on Tuesday,...

NeVC: Using social media in learning and co-learning

Monday, October 17, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT

Howard Rheingold [] is an internationally syndicated author of the weekly Tomorrow column, author of best-sellers Virtual Reality and The Virtual Community, and editor of best-seller The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog. He will kick off the NeVC2011 on...

Flooding and Organic Certification

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jim Riddle

Join eOrganic for a webinar on flooding and organic certification by Jim Riddle of the University of Minnesota on October 13, 2011 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required....

Being Prepared: Is Your Business Prepared to Survive a Disaster

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

George will help business owners think about the parameters of disasters and what the owner/s can do to protect themselves. He will use his time as a small business owner, data from his research, and experience working with small businesses in Montana and across the country to...

Get Started in Second Life

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

Would you like to attend one of eXtension's upcoming events in the Second Life virtual world, but don't have an avatar yet? Come to this 30 minute session to learn the basics of how to register for an account, create your avatar, find our location and get around in "in...

Webinar: Low-calorie sweeteners and weight -- webinar for health educators

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Carolyn Dunn

Presented in partnership with the International Life Sciences Institute North America (ILSI North America) and eXtension’s Families, Food, and Fitness community of practice. You no doubt have heard or even participated in the ongoing debate about the use of low-calorie...

Creating Charts & Graphs with Excel

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Charts & graphs enable you to show a lot of data in an easy to comprehend view. They are much better for reports, newsletters and presentations than a showing a table of numbers. This session is an introduction to creating charts and graphs with Microsoft Office Excel.

Military-Extension: Resources for Extension Faculty

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anne Adrian, Kyle Kostelecky, Brent Elrod, Brian Higginbotham

NIFA and eXtension invites you to attend the following webinar: This webinar is presented by members of the Military Families Partnership eXtension Initiative and NIFA’s Military and Veteran’s programs. It will provide information about current federal initiatives,...

Freshwater Aquaculture: What is a CoP and how to maintain it

Friday, October 7, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Craig Wood, Vanessa Weldon

This webinar will be lead by Dr. Craig Wood and will discuss the objective of CoP's and how to maintain a CoP going when participation is strictly voluntary.

Twitter #Hashtags for conferences, causes, chats, and connecting with people of similar interests.

Friday, October 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Jeannette, Stephen Judd, John Dorner

How do you... *Capture the best ideas, resources, and energy from an event or conference? *Expand an events recognition and reach? *Continue learning from your speaker or participants after an event or conference has concluded? *Meet and interact with people...

An Online Roundtable Discussion of the State of Program and Staff Development in Extension

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cummings, Debra Davis

This session will focus on the state of program and staff development in Extension. Specifically, we will discuss such items as: How is PSD work done in your institution? How has the work you do in PSD changed in recent years? What are the biggest challenges you face as a PSD...

Webinar: Material and Design Considerations for Building in Wildfire Prone Areas

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Quarles

Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of adequate vegetation management in the area surrounding your home (i.e., your “defensible space”) and choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building. Steve Quarles has been...