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December 11, 2012

How did the Eco-Family Virtual Conference develop and what were some of the lessons learned along the way?

Kristi Cooper and Brenda Schmitt talk about the Eco-Family Virtual Conference and how it was created. What stared out as a real life event within a learning center that did not gain enough registrations turned into a digital and virtual conference. From the 2012 National eXtension Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, October 2, 2012.

December 5, 2012

How can Scoop.it help you curate stories and information plus build up your eXtension personal learning network?

Bob Bertsch focuses on how using an information service like Scoop.it for content curation can help develop you personal learning network. From the 2012 National eXtension Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, October 2, 2012.

December 5, 2012

What are some social media evaluation metrics and how can you use them in eXtension activities?

Sarah Baughman provides educators and extension staff information on how to evaluate social media and understand its use. Sarah helps identify usable and low cost tools plus offers guidance on using social media in extension communities of practice. From the 2012 National eXtension Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, October 2, 2012.

December 3, 2012

What can Pinterest do for professional development in Cooperative Extension Service?

Amy Hays provides insight on how to use Pinterest to create new ways of outreach in Cooperative Extension Service. From the 2012 National eXtension Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, October 2, 2012.

December 3, 2012

How can webinars be incorporated in the eXtension communities of practice and what is their value?

Lynette Spicer moderates a panel discussion on how webinars enhance eXtension communities of practice. On the panel are Debra Heleba, eOrganic: The Organic Agriculture Community of Practice for extension; Sarah Baughman, Military Families; Donna Amaral-Phillips, DAIReXNET. From the 2012 National eXtension Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, October 2, 2012.

November 8, 2012

There are four generations in agriculture. Who really are they?

Amy Lynch, Bridgeworks, LLC, offers a perspective on the 4 generations of people in agriculture and how these groups of people respond to communication and idea sharing. From the 2012 National eXtension Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, October 2, 2012.

October 29, 2012

What does it take to utilize social media into a conference that is not about social media?

Marissa Stone and Jerri Hammonds provide information on taking your event social, using the Priester National Extension Health Conference as a case study. From the 2012 National eXtension Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, October 2, 2012.

October 11, 2012

How can eXtension help communities and bring their expertise to other countries' agriculture focused organizations?

Dr. Catherine Woteki, USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics, shares insights on how extension will continue play a part in communities and the world.

October 11, 2012

Did you know eXtension communities of practices can have people from outside of land-grant universities?

Jerry Buchko (Financial Counselor, Personal Finance Coach & Tutor at Private Practice) teams up with Dr. Anne Adrian (Auburn University eXtension) to share how experts outside of eXtension can help extend the Communities of Practice.

October 9, 2012

Are there farmers and ranchers using social media? And where are they?

Are farmers and ranchers using social media? If they are how do I find them? This presentation shares some updates on how social media and digital media is being used by people in agriculture. The presentations offers several approaches to discover, learn, and successfully engage people interested and working in agriculture.

From the 2012 eXtension National Conference, Oct 2, 2012, Oklahoma City, OK, USA.

October 2, 2012

Higher education, like manufacturing, media, and finance, is being disrupted. What are the opportunities for eXtension? Devin Fidler, Institute For The Future , shares how Creative Disruption in Higher Education is taking place today.

Devin Fidler, Institute For The Future, shares how Creative Disruption in Higher Education is taking place today.