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eXtension Critical Success Factors and Metrics National Discussion

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Lambur

Please join us for one of three national discussions on a set of Critical Success Factors and Metrics (CSF/M) that eXtension is proposing. Identifying these CSF/M is one of the milestones in eXtension’s 2011-14 Strategic Roadmap. The purpose is to provide a concise set of...

Virtual State Fair and University Expo

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT

15 land-grant universities using immersive 3-D environments for teaching and outreach will showcase their work at the "University Expo" during this week's 4th annual Virtual State Fair in Second Life®. Daily 12 noon to 9:00pm EDT, university faculty will share...

Plan For Marketing Your Organic Products

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic and Michigan SARE for a webinar by Susan Smalley of Michigan State University on October 25 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. Space is limited....

Participating in Elluminate Live sessions

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Many Extension trainings and meetings are being conducted via Elluminate. If you haven't participated in one yet, this is the class for you! This session will help you learn how to use all the features available to a participant so you can get the most out of the sessions you...

expired Creating Online Forms/Surveys with Google Docs

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Google Docs makes it very easy to create online forms and surveys. The data goes directly into a spreadsheet and a summary is automatically created. Come learn how to create a form/survey! This session will be conducted using Elluminate Live!

Converting Publications to eBooks, Step-by-Step

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ana Henke

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to convert your Extension publications into eBooks, this is the session for you! Over the past year, New Mexico State University has produced over 70 eBooks based on existing Extension publications, and we’re pleased to share all we’ve...

eXtension Critical Success Factors and Metrics National Discussion

Monday, October 24, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Lambur

Please join us for one of three national discussions on a set of Critical Success Factors and Metrics (CSF/M) that eXtension is proposing. Identifying these CSF/M is one of the milestones in eXtension’s 2011-14 Strategic Roadmap. The purpose is to provide a concise set of...

Proper Closure of Earthen Manure Storage Structures

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Saqib Mukhtar, Karl VanDevender, Thomas Bass, Catherine Stanley, Terry Medley

When confined animal facilities cease operation, earthen manure storage and treatment structures must be closed properly to ensure that they pose little risk to the environment. More...

Getting the most out of Google Docs

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner

Google Docs has documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more! While it does not have all the functionality of Microsoft Office, it offers about 99% of the features I need about 99% of the time. It also has some features that MS Office does not have that make it worth trying...

Using Facebook in Extension Programming

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Zobrist

Learn the steps to create a Facebook page for your program, appropriate and inappropriate uses for Facebook in Extension programming, tips for having success and avoiding pitfalls, and how Facebook compares to other available social media tools.

Getting Started in Second Life

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 12:00 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...

eXtension Critical Success Factors and Metrics National Discussion

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Lambur

Please join us for one of three national discussions on a set of Critical Success Factors and Metrics (CSF/M) that eXtension is proposing. Identifying these CSF/M is one of the milestones in eXtension’s 2011-14 Strategic Roadmap. The purpose is to provide a concise set of...

Human Resource Management: Being a Boss or Building Relationships

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Robert Milligan

Dr. Bob Milligan, Cornell University Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Professor Emeritus and Senior Consultant at Dairy Strategies, LLC, will introduce you to the current thinking in human resource management. Current research substantiates that great leaders...

NeVC: Curate The Cloud. How Too Much Information puts Humans Back In Charge.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

by Steven Rosenbaum [http://www.steverosenbaum.magnify.net/] is the author of Curation Nation an exploration of the emerging phenomenon of human organization and publishing of content. He is also the founder of Magnify.net and the creator of MTV News Unfiltered. Steven will...

NeVC: "Social Media, Curating, and Convening: Getting Value from Group Interaction"

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT

Clay Shirky [http://www.shirky.com/] is the author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations (2008) and Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age (2010) and studies the effects of the Internet on society. Clay will speak on...