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Cooperative Extension Time to Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years

Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Victor Villegas, Dennis Hinkamp, James Robbins

Drones: Why Extension Professionals Should Be Interested in Them (Victor Villegas - moderator) Panel. Case study #1 – Use in agriculture (Jim Robbins); Panel. Case study #2 – Use in new media (Dennis Hinkamp); Panel. Case study #3 – Use in agriculture (Dharmendra Saraswat;...

Not your father’s Extension! The transformation of an organizational model

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Mary Wirth

Part 2 of a 2-part series on program support projects happening in Virginia and Pennsylvania. If interested, also plan to participate in Part 1 on November 2nd, Extension21 – Support Modernization for Virginia Cooperative Extension. Audience: Extension directors,...

Extension21 – Support Modernization for Virginia Cooperative Extension

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Neal Vines

Part 1 of a 2-part series on program support projects happening in Virginia and Pennsylvania. If interested, also plan to participate in Part 2 on November 9th, Not your father’s Extension! The transformation of an organizational model. Audience: Extension directors,...

Webinar Logistics: Lessons Learned from the eXtension Trenches

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Coral Owen, Leslie Johnson, Alice Formiga, Jill Heemstra, Jennifer Chilek, Molly Herndon

This presentation will cover important tasks to consider and how different platforms change how those are accomplished, alternative streaming options, saving time in production, and archiving discoverable recordings.It is the first in a three-part series on webinar...

Cooperative Extension Time to Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeff Hino, Aaron Yoder

In this meeting, panelists will share their extension programming in this area and begin a discussion around how Cooperative Extension can embrace the innovations. Come with your questions and ideas for the conversation. Topics in the report expected with adoption horizon of...

NAEPSDP Webinar: Practical and Participatory Evaluation Capacity Building- University of California Cooperative Extension Trainings

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11:30 am EDT - Presented by Katherine Webb-Martinez

Join us for the October 20 NAEPSDP webinar!When: 11:30 am EST/10:30 am CST/ 9:30 am MST/8:30 am PSTTopic: Practical and Participatory Evaluation Capacity Building: University of California Cooperative Extension Trainings Presenter: Katherine Webb-Martinez, MPA and Kit...

Horizon Report: Cooperative Extension Edition Overview

Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jerry Thomas

eXtension has been working with the New Media Consortium and the ECOP Innovation Task Force to create a Horizon Report for Cooperative Extension 2016-2021. The report looks at technologies, challenges, and opportunities that sit on the horizon --- from present day to about...

Augmented Reality - A New Tool for Extension

Monday, October 10, 2016 at 3:30 pm EDT - Presented by Michele Kroll

Webcast description- Augmented reality is an immersive technology that allows it’s users to interactive with the digital and physical world. Come to this webcast to learn about AR research, apps and uses in Extension. Participants will learn how to create an AR interactive...

Going Up? Crafting Effective Elevator Speeches to Share Your Extension Program

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Crawford, Ann Berry

Going Up?Do you ever get asked "And what do you actually do in your job?" Can you answer that question in 30 seconds? Would you like some pointers on telling your Extension story to stakeholders? The ability to "give your Extension elevator speech" comes in...

SARE Farmer Grows Grants Webinar

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/28: SARE Farmer Grower Grants - The goal of the USDA Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Farmer Grant program is to help farmers explore sustainable and innovative production and marketing practices, often through an experiment, trial, or...

An Introduction to Working Out Loud Learning Circles for Extension Professionals

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble

This webinar will introduce participants to Working Out Loud learning circles, and invite them to join an "open" circle of extension professionals starting in October. Participants will learn what is entailed in participating in a learning circle, and the advantages...

Hope is Not a Strategy, a Case Study On Penn State Extension’s Engagement to Restore State Funding

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Wirth

In the FY 2015/16 Pennsylvania state budget process, the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences was caught up in a political state budget stalemate and faced the elimination of their entire state appropriation. The college and its stakeholders engaged in a ...

The Importance of Mental Health Awareness for Extension Professionals

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jami Dellifield

Jami Dellifield dellifield.2@osu.edu and Amanda Raines raines.74@osu.edu, Ohio State University Extension, Hardin CountyWe believe that as Extension Professionals, we must be educated about mental health problems in order to best serve our communities and help eliminate the...

Get the Most Out of the ACE 2016 Conference

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Victor Villegas

Planning to attend the ACE (Association for Communications Excellence) 2016 Conference? Join this session to learn how to take advantage of the many professional development opportunities and learn how to maximize your conference experience.This webinar is geared towards ACE...

NAEPSDP Webinar: Assessing Your Assets

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 11:30 am EDT - Presented by Amy Harder

Join us for the April 21 NAEPSDP webinar! When: 11:30 am EST/10:30 am CST/ 9:30 am MST/8:30 am PST Topic: Assessing Your Assets: University of Florida Competency Assessment and Professional Development Plan and How They Can Improve In-service TrainingPresenter: Amy...