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Web Conferencing Best Practices

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 3:45 pm EDT - Presented by Floyd Davenport, Robin Brekke

In this session, we will present best practices for using web conferencing technology. Different technologies will be discussed to include audio conferencing, Skype, web conferencing, traditional video conferencing and streaming broadcasts. When to use each technology based on...

Building evaluation into extension programming: If you aim at nothing you hit it each time

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Ingrid Adams

Planning an effective program begins with an evaluation of the needs of the audience or the community, and the resources available to meet those needs. Having objectives that are tied to local, state, and national goals, building these objectives throughout the program, and...

Engaging Academic Faculty Members in Creating eXtension Content

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11:45 am EDT - Presented by Traci Naile

Engaging academic faculty members, particularly those without extension appointments, in collaborative efforts to develop content can enrich the information made available through eXtension and create opportunities to develop programs and grant proposals. eXtension can serve...

Successful Strategies for Scholarship, Peer Review and Recognition in a COP

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 10:45 am EDT - Presented by Phil Kenkel

The eXtension environment is designed to provide the “best of the best” research based information to serve clientele needs. It is based on collaboration and content evolves based on user input. It expands delivery of quality research-based information to individuals not...

Marketing to Promote Extension’s Online Resources

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 9:30 am EDT - Presented by Terry Meisenbach

Good marketing of your CoP’s content starts with a marketing plan. Most CoPs have not done a marketing plan fully analyzing audience(s), goal(s), message(s), tactics and time lines. This session will lay the groundwork for you and your fellow CoP members to truly discover what...

CoP Workshop Keynote: Michele Payn-Knoper

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 8:00 am EDT

Michele Payn-Knoper personifies passion. As a professional speaker, consultant and author, Michele serves as a resource for people interested in agriculture and food. She encourages all of her clients and audiences to connect with people’s hot buttons and speak their language...

Taking Control of your Web Conferencing Needs

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 3:45 pm EDT - Presented by Floyd Davenport, Robin Brekke

In this session, we will discuss how you can manage your own webinar needs using Adobe Connect. Host and facilitate your own meetings. How to tie a telephone line to a meeting room for phone audio and how to use VoIP. The technology is intended to be flexible and easy to use;...

Building Online Content to Last

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Craig Wood

Content being developed by Communities needs to be fresh, non-duplicated, original, or originally presented. This session will focus on creating high-value content and methods you can use to deepen your expertise as a real-time expert. We will explore what it means to be a...

General Session NIFA Grant Opportunities with Greg Crosby

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 1:15 pm EDT - Presented by Greg Crosby

NIFA Program funds may be requested to enhance existing or develop new eXtension Communities of Practice (CoP) for the eXtension system that are consistent with specific NIFA program priorities. Most opportunities will be in NIFA integrated programs that support extension in...

Redefine, Rediscover, Re-energize – Content Evaluation and Management Using Google Analytics

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 11:45 am EDT - Presented by Amy Hays

CoPs are looking for ways to ensure that their content is relevant and timely for public audiences. Both new and experienced CoPs struggle with keeping content fresh and usable. Some of the biggest questions are “What do we write now?” and “What do we need more of?”. Most CoPs...

Follow Your Living Stream of Social Networking Contributions: The Real Time Web

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 10:45 am EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble

The Web is moving to a realtime environment where new content is exchanged in the flow of daily conversations. This social curation movement with social filtering is changing the very nature of how content is discovered and consumed online. This session will demonstrate some...

Success Factors for Developing Your eXtension CoP Social Media Strategy

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 9:30 am EDT - Presented by H. Marissa Stone

“The Internet offers a universally accessible interactive hub of fast, consistent, cost-effective resources to connect with individuals working toward common goals. The groups derived from these connections are called virtual social networks. The content shared in these...

2011 eXtension National CoP Workshop

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 8:00 am EDT

Live from Louisville, keynotes and selected sessions. Details at http://workshop.extension.org/?page_id=105 Tuesday, June 28th 8:00AM – 9:15AM General Session Keynote: eXtending Our Efforts: Leveraging and Measuring Social Media with Jason Falls 9:30AM- 10:15AM Success...

CoP Workshop Keynote -- eXtending Our Efforts: Leveraging and Measuring Social Media with Jason Falls

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 8:00 am EDT

General Session Keynote Jason Falls is one of the most in-demand speakers in the social media, public relations and marketing fields due to a simple truth: He delivers value. Known for his clever insights, sharp wit and the ever-present brutal honesty, Falls tackles...

For Youth, For Life CoP

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by John A. (Tony) Cook, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

All eXtension users interested in eXtension youth content are invited to join the For Youth, For Life Community of Practice for updates and a work session on current activities.