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Canceled: Academic Integrity--An Online Discussion of Issues and Solutions

Monday, December 12, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Emily Buck, Katie Abrams, Erica Irlbeck

This session was canceled with short notice. The ACE Academic Programs SIG will reschedule on another date. Many university faculty are dealing with different issues in the area of academic integrity. Join this webinar to discuss issues of concern and share creative...

Leveraging Social Media

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Learn how to manage various social media for maximum distribution (sent simultaneously to multiple platforms, for example) and effect; software that can help manipulate and manage social media. Stan Skrabut is the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service's...

How to Garner National News Attention

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST

Steve Smith, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's national news and PR specialist, will do a session on how to garner national news attention. Offered by the ACE Media Relations SIG in cooperation with eXtension. For more information on this session of the ACE Media Relations...

Developing Mobile Apps for Disaster Education

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Bob Bertsch

Bob Bertsch, NDSU Extension Service, and Jake Joraanstad, Myriad Devices, tell the story of how their organizations partnered to develop two mobile applications: Disaster Recovery Log (Android), which aids users in documenting their disaster losses, and a new winter storm...

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...

Twitter Basics

Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner, Rhonda Conlon

Feeling left out? Want to get in the flow? Social media applications like Twitter and related apps like Lanyrd can enrich your ACE/NETC experience. If you haven't started using Twitter yet, you might find yourself missing out on some great conversations. Even if you're not...

Making IT communications accessible to ensure equal participation and success

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

A broad conversation on types of disabilities with particular focus on how we ensure the accessibility of our communications through our websites, online documents, and multimedia. We’ll also focus on the positive impact that accessible communication practices provide for...

Developing iPhone apps

Friday, April 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Chris LaBelle

Have you been wondering what it would take to develop an iPhone application? Is it worth the time and effort? Chris LaBelle, from Oregon State University Extension, shares more about their recent iPhone development project. Some of the topics that will be covered in this...

Measuring Excellence in Extension

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Carol Whatley, Scott Cummings

This web conference will be presented by Carol Whatley and Scott Cummings. More about the effort can be found at This Professional Development session is offered in partnership with the ACE Leadership & Management SIG.

Open Education, by David Wiley

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

David Wiley ( is well known for his leadership and advocacy of open content ( We're excited about his willingness to talk with us about the global Open Education Resources (OER) movement, how technology is impacting learning,...

Jargon, Clichés and Other Unfriendlies

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 4:00 pm EDT

The Media Relations SIG will host "Jargon, Clichés and Other Reader Unfriendlies" March 16 at 4 p.m.(EDT) via the Adobe Connect link below. Keith Robinson, Purdue Agricultural Communication news unit coordinator, will discuss how to simplify your writing without...

"Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age" Book Discussion

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST

We will be having a guided discussion on Clay Shirky's latest book Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age. The plan is for each of us to read the book, and to consider how the concepts presented may impact the Land-Grant system going forward. We will...

Return on Investment -- Social Media

Monday, January 24, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Anne Adrian, Eli Sagor, Jennifer O'Leary, Michael Lambur

January 24, 3-4:00 PM Eastern; IT & Marketing SIG Professional Development Offering; Topic: Return on Investment --Social Media Mike Lambur, eXtension, Evaluation Specialist, Eli Sagor, Minnesota, Forestry Specialist, and Dan Toland, Ohio Farm Bureau, will discuss...

The Mobile Web

Friday, January 14, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Ray Kimsey

Ray Kimsey will talk about mobile web. Description: The growth in mobile web usage is now 8x the growth in desktop web growth and smartphone sales are expected to surpass PC sales this year. With HTML5 and CSS3 ready for action is it time you rethink how you create...

Social Media Guidelines and Policies

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Rhonda Conlon, Elizabeth Gregory North, Anne Adrian, DeeAnna Adkins, Peg Shuffstall

Does your organization have employees who use social media tools to do their jobs? Join the ACE Leadership and Management SIG's panel discussion about social media policies and guidelines. The panel includes Rhonda Conlon at NCSU, Elizabeth Gregory North at TAMU, Anne Adrian...