Sessions Tagged With 'netc 2012'

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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...

Live CDs, Online Tools, Portable Apps — What’s in Your Tech Support Toolbox?

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 5:45 pm EDT - Presented by Steven Lichtensteiger, Duane Rigsby

Come one, come all—let’s explore the world of tech tools that people have come to love. Whether it’s Live CDs, online tools, portable apps, utilities for repair or troubleshooting, we are going to explore the top tools in our magical tool kit that make end users go giddy when...

Cool Computer Support Tools

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 4:45 pm EDT - Presented by Larry Havenstein, Russell Feldhausen

There are tons of cool, free tools that help computer support staff get their jobs done. During this session, we will share some of our favorites, such as the Sysinternals Suite from Microsoft, and invite attendees to share their own.

The iPad Lab

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 3:30 pm EDT - Presented by Bonnie Scranton, Linda Newman

After attending a national conference, our CIO came to me and said, “Purchase an iPad lab and start training people how to use them.” This is the story of how I learned about iPads: how to maintain university compliance on mobile devices and how to convince clients that mobile...

Using Tablets, Smartphones and Other Mobile Technology to Create a Virtual Work Space and Increase Productivity

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jerry Thomas, Emily Buck, Mark Light, Jamie Seger, Nadine Fogt

Mobile devices like tablets and smartphones are changing how Extension professionals work. We will explore mobile devices including smartphones, iPads, Motorola Zoom and other tools and discuss their uses in Extension settings. We will provide actual teaching materials, create...

Video Streaming: Broadcast Quality on a Shoestring Budget

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Seth Subramanian, Gerry Snyder

Kansas State University has been video streaming for more than 10 years. Through changes in formats and technology, they have provided online video on campus and across the state. This session covers the newer tools including video equipment to digital encoders and software.