Sessions Tagged With 'information technology'

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Intro to Google Spreadsheets

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 9:00 am EST - Presented by John Dorner

Introduction to using spreadsheets, moving around, entering data and basic calculations. This is the first of a series to be continued on Feb 19 and 26, 2013. The next sessions will build on what you learn in this session as you start to build your own spreadsheets. This is a...

Using Google Calendars

Monday, January 28, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by John Dorner

Learn how to use Google Calendar as your life's calendar. Create multiple calendars to organize your time. Share calendars with the people you want to share with. If you have a personal Google account, learn how to separate your work calendar from your personal calendar. Learn...

Webinar: Learning Styles and Online Learning Using Prezi

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Kim Hand

Registration: Please sign up below if you are interested in attending our webinar. Your email address will not be shared, it will be used only by us to send links to the webinar, updates and provide you with additional resources relating to the topic....

Social Networking: Navigating the Privacy Setting Maze

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Stephen Judd

When you share things on a social network, like Facebook, where it ends up being displayed shouldn’t be a surprise. Yet, the surprises are what make most people feel that their privacy is being infringed. It’s not that we don’t want to share, it’s that we want to understand...

Mobile Security - Protecting your device & data

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Vishal Singh

What would happen if you lost your cell phone, or it was stolen? Increasingly we carry vital information about our lives in our pocket or purse -- in our cell phone or other mobile device. Financial information, contacts, communication and collaboration connections. How safe...

Hacks That We Are Using in Extension: What Tools/Systems/Applications Are You Using to Work Differently in Extension?

Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:45 am EDT - Presented by Jerry Thomas, Steven Lichtensteiger, Duane Rigsby

Almost all Extension professionals are working in systems that are restructuring, reducing staff, doing more with less and searching for free technology tools. Join us in a facilitated discussion of participants sharing ideas, tools and concepts for working differently. Our...

Beyond Logic Models: Evaluating Complex Emerging Programs

Friday, June 1, 2012 at 9:45 am EDT - Presented by John Dorner, Karen Jeannette, Sarah Baughman

The eXtension Military Families Initiative Network Literacy Community of Practice (CoP) was created to build a community around learning in online networked environments. The CoP helps Extension professionals and military service helping professionals use social networks and...

10 Steps to Success for Extension...And Your Role in Making it Happen

Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 4:45 pm EDT - Presented by Dave King, Jim Langcuster

The future success of Extension depends on technology adoption and reaching new audiences. This presentation offers 10 specific steps technologists and communicators can take to help our enterprise engage new audiences and remain politically and socially viable. Silverlight...

Immersive Learning and Social Media Adoption

Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 3:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jerry Thomas, Jacki Weikert, Stephen Judd, Bob Bertsch

When new users attempt to learn and adopt social media tools, they are faced with learning not only the technical aspects of the tool but also the culture that has developed around the tool. Join us for a discussion of various approaches to encourage social media adoption,...

Delivering Educational Information Captured With a Flip Camera

Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Pete Flores

Texas AgriLife Extension Service thrives on information delivery, and the Internet is a preferred method many of our cus-tomers use to find information. Extension agents commonly need tools to capture educational events and programs as they happen. Extension agents in the...

Emerging Trends: Social Media Practices in Cooperative Extension

Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 11:45 am EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble

Social media technologies are receiving a tremendous amount of interest as a mechanism for engaging Cooperative Ex-tension’s clientele in educational programming and for use as a tool for fostering collegial collaboration. This session will summarize the findings of a just...

Mobile Security for Smart phones and Tablets

Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 9:45 am EDT - Presented by Vince Verbeke

Are security concerns for mobile devices, like smartphones and tablets, real? Or, are claims of exponential growth in malware simply FUD? We will explore the major mobile operating systems and security concerns with each. This session will provide tips that can be shared to...

Getting Found: The Basics of Search Engine Optimization

Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 9:30 am EDT - Presented by Wright Frazier

Your website might contain the cure for cancer, but it won’t matter a bit if no one can find it. This presentation will focus on the basics of search engine optimization (SEO), covering the do’s, the don’ts and best practices for how to get found by Google, Bing, Yahoo and...

iPad Roundtable — All Hail the iPad!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Rich Emnett, Jacki Weikert

This roundtable will give support and training professionals an opportunity to share and discuss the benefits and chal-lenges of adopting the iPad into their organizations. There’s lots to learn, so join us to learn and share! Some items we’d like to discuss: What apps are...

Security Roundtable for Desktop/Handheld Devices

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 9:30 am EDT - Presented by Greg Parmer, Rusty Presley

This roundtable discussion will focus on methods and applications to secure and protect information on and across vari-ous desktop and handheld devices, including, but not limited to, PC, Apple, and Android. This is a collaborative session for those interested in learning...