Sessions Tagged With 'professional development'

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Design for Non-Designers

Monday, November 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm EST - Presented by Victor Villegas

Many people feel that good graphic design can only be done by highly talented and creative individuals. The truth is, anyone can create eye pleasing designs if you know how to use some basic design principles.In this webinar, based on the book "The Non-Designers Design...

Redefining Differences: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Addressing Special Needs

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Nichole Huff

Join the eXtension Child and Family Learning Network, along with human development specialist Dr. Nichole Huff, for a webinar on better serving individuals and families with special biopsychosocial needs. A biopsychosocial model (BPS) is one that acknowledges the distinct...

Implementing the Canvas LMS at Univ. of Florida

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Aaron Sotala, Ron Thomas

Aaron Sotala and Ron Thomas, Coordinator of Distance Education| UF/IFAS, will discuss their experiences with the implementation of the Canvas LMS for use in the new UF Online degree programs. This is provided by the ACE Distance Education SIG for professional development. ...

Professional development for Extension agents: Nutrition Essentials and Family Nutrition modules are available on-line

Friday, November 8, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

Families, Food and Fitness is proud to host a webinar presented by Extension Nutrition Specialist, Dr. Sharon Robinson. Dr. Robinson will present two online nutrition modules and discuss how you can take advantage of this professional development opportunity. The modules...

National Extension Conference on Volunteerism

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 1:00 am EDT

Purpose: • opportunity for sharing and learning the latest research and trends in volunteerism • gain innovative ideas for reaching new volunteers, investigating best practices for developing and retaining current volunteers • strengthen volunteer management efforts •...

Public Opinion of Water Issues in Florida

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Alexa Lamm

The groundwater resources that Florida so heavily depends upon are being depleted due to high population growth, development and the agricultural needs of the state. As one of Florida’s most contentious issues, water conflict is difficult to avoid. This webinar will discuss...

Q&A about - Participating in an event

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney

Answers to your questions about, including: About participating in an event... - Who can participate in an event? - How do I sign in? - Why "Follow" an event? - What about the Sensemaking questions? - Getting reminders/notifications - Where's my...

Q&A about - Adding an Event

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney

Answers to your questions about, including: Adding an Event... Who can create an event? How are events scheduled? Who can participate in events? How do they sign in? What if I want to do an evaluation survey for an event? What if there is a registration?...

What's new at

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Beth Raney

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 you will see a new look and features at This site for professional development for all of Cooperative Extension has grown over the years, and with the growth, a need for more engagement and opportunity for learning to take...

An Online Roundtable Discussion of the State of Program and Staff Development in Extension

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cummings, Debra Davis

This session will focus on the state of program and staff development in Extension. Specifically, we will discuss such items as: How is PSD work done in your institution? How has the work you do in PSD changed in recent years? What are the biggest challenges you face as a PSD...

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...

Leading Others through the Sea of Change

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Mitch Owen

The word of the day is "change". Dr. Mitch Owen will share his thoughts on navigating the changes facing Extension in these challenging economic times. This session is brought to you by the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development...