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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,...

How to strengthen your lessons with solid learning objectives

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Student learning can be hampered if the objectives are not clear. This Webinar will focus on writing clear criterion objectives. Clear objectives will help you write better lessons and assessments, as well as, help learners organize their learning Some hands-on objective...

The Soil Health Paradigm: A Holistic Approach to Managing Manure in Agroecosystems

Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by William Boyd

Soil Health is the capacity of a specific kind of soil to function, within natural or managed ecosystem boundaries, to sustain plant and animal productivity, maintain or enhance water and air quality, and support human health and habitation”. The soil health paradigm provides...

Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup - March 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney

An opportunity for state Question Wranglers who help with questions submitted via Ask an Expert by the public at, to get familiar with your role, the tools available to make it easier, and share experiences & tips. (for eXtension Question Wranglers)...

expired Understanding Recreational Grade GPS

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

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For Youth, For Life CoP - Monthly Web Conference

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by John A. (Tony) Cook, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

Come join us for an update on CoP work and as we focus on building on content for youth for the live site across multiple content areas.

Water Conservation: Household behavior and homeowner education strategies

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Paul Pugliese, Ellen Bauske, Tatiana Borisova

This webinar will focus on the use of social marketing strategies and conservation water pricing to influence homeowners' water use and landscape management choices. The session will conclude with the question-and-answer session. Your questions and the feedback is important! ...

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...

Workforce Skills Outcomes from Camp Counseling

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Theresa Ferrari

If people learn best by teaching, then early experience as a camp counselor may be among the best opportunities to gain workforce skills, including goal setting and organization, communication, problem solving, leadership and teamwork. Theresa Ferrari and dozens of 4-H...

Google Analytics Q&A

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ben MacNeill

A general session for CoPs who are interested in learning how visitors are interacting with their content on the eXtension public site. This session will be guided by your questions, so please email me with your questions: UPDATED: This session I'll...

You Are Here! Maps for Business

Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

Learn how to create and use interactive maps and geo-location tools to bring clientele to your doors. Many people are using their computers and handheld technology to make decisions about their next stop or purchase. Entrepreneurs and Their Communities COP

Writing a Review of the Literature

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 5:00 pm EST - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Melissa Bowles-Terry, a reference librarian, will lead participants through the process of collecting resources for a review of literature, and Margaret Garner, director of the writing center, will help participants learn how to put the material together for an effective...

Content Appraisal Process

Friday, March 4, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Nick Broady

An Introduction to the content appraisal process. This training is still a good introduction to learn how to appraise content. eXtension has updated the way you record your appraisals. This is now done in "" in the Edit mode for each article....

Creating a Digital Meeting Place to Foster Rural Design

Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

In January 2010, the Center for Rural Design at the University of Minnesota held the First International Symposium on Rural Design. Symposium attendees from 17 academic disciplines, government, nonprofit organizations, Extension, and professional practice came from across the...

RSS Feeds: Save Research Time Workshop

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 4:00 pm EST - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Come and learn how to set up RSS feeds and have new articles and information gathered in one place for greater research convenience.