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NeVC: A Framework for Decision Making

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 4:50 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble, Beth Raney, Rhonda Conlon, Jerry Thomas, Anne Adrian

A Framework for Decision Making--Most of the problems that we face today are complex. Traditional, and more linear approaches to decision making are inadequate for addressing these issues. This session will help participants to categorize problems, and to use approaches for...

NeVC: 3D Immersive Educational Opportunities in Second Life

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 3:55 pm EDT - Presented by H. Marissa Stone, LuAnn Phillips

3D Immersive Educational Opportunities in Second Life-- With continued budget cuts, F2F programming is not always feasible. 3D immersive environments may serve as a practical, inexpensive, and efficient mode of delivery for existing F2F programming. In the last 60 days,...

NeVC: How to engage clientele effectively using social media technologies

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 3:55 pm EDT - Presented by Chris Canjar, Betsy Tracy, Mindy McCulley, Richard Phelps, Melissa Goodman, Steve Garner, Kristin Goodin

How to engage clientele effectively using social media technologies--Technology is continually evolving and Extension personnel need to know how to use social media technologies in an effective and engaging manner. Anyone can have a Facebook page, group, etc.; knowing how to...

NeVC: Leveraging the Educational Potential of Online Networks

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anne Adrian, Karen Jeannette

Leveraging the Educational Potential of Online Networks--This interactive session will encourage discussions around how we have worked in the past, how we are working now, and how people use online networks to communicate, learn, and work. Specifically, we will be...

NeVC: Incorporating Sense of Place, Values, and Personal Perspectives into Extension Teaching and Learning

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shari Dann, Sanford Smith, Mike Reichenbach, Allyson Muth

To address the non-tangible or tacit elements of learning and behavior, panelists will present four methods to help educators and participants in extension programs gain a better understanding of their and others’ values and perspectives that color a learning situation. The...

Analysis & Interpretation

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Allison Nichols

Colleagues--So you've planned, implemented, and collected data for your program... Now what? Every good report and many program improvements depend on knowing how to translate those T/Fs or Agree-Disagree or customer comments into descriptions and conclusions. Dr. Allison...

NeVC: Mediated Conversation with Nancy White

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 1:55 pm EDT

Join the conversation which will follow up the the keynote immediately before.

NeVC Keynote: Me, We and the Network: Weaving Participation

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 1:00 pm EDT

National eXtension Virtual Conference Keynote by Nancy White. Digital tools give us new ways of "being together" for work, learning and even play! While we used to think in terms of our "communities" or associations, we now have access to a wide range of...

NeVC: Engaging Communities with Photovoice & Participatory Video

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:55 am EDT

Engaging Communities with Photovoice & Participatory Video—This workshop will provide an overview of photovoice and participatory video which are two participatory based research methods that are part of a growing interest in using creative, dynamic tools with people...

NeVC: Using a Blog to Reach Master Gardeners

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:55 am EDT - Presented by Julie Weisenhorn

Using a Blog to Reach Master Gardeners-- The Master Gardener Program has been part of Extension since 1972 and communication methods have evolved across county lines - and across state lines. Today, we must communicate statewide and nationwide - quickly. Social media tools are...

NeVC: An unusual diversity conversation to think and work differently

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Kathy Lechman

An unusual diversity conversation to think and work differently-- This seminar suggests discrimination stems from one having a position of privilege over another. Regarding racial discrimination, privilege typically resides on the side of whites, or those accepted as white....

NeVC: From Tenuous to Tenacious about Tenure Documentation

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Megan O'Neil

From Tenuous to Tenacious about Tenure Documentation-- This session will present a progression of understanding and the implementation strategies of interacting within the eXtension environment as it relates to tenure pursuit. The target audience is all people -...

Early Parenting and Feeding Practices

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:00 am EDT

As children grow, it is important for parents to continue offering healthy foods to support adequate growth and development in their children. But, sometimes children don't react ideally to new and healthy foods. Learn what your child's reactions mean and how to channel their...

NeVC: Adapting Enterprise 2.0 for Extension System

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 4:50 pm EDT - Presented by Jerry Thomas, Andy Kleinschmidt, Emily Buck, Mark Light, Kara Newby

Adapting Enterprise 2.0 for Extension System-- Enterprise 2.0 concepts are based on the adoption of Web 2.0 technologies by organizations. However the focus is not as much on how to use the technology, but rather what technology tools help with contemporary organizational...

NeVC: Expanding Women in Agriculture Programs Through Creative Networking

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 3:55 pm EDT - Presented by Nan Stenzel, Brad Paleg, Shannon Dill, Jennifer Rhodes

Expanding Women in Agriculture Programs Through Creative Networking-- This session will discuss the program modification and delivery of a national women in agriculture education program – Annie’s Project. In 2010 Annie’s Project extended from one site to 9 sites. This...