Learning Opportunities in September 2013 and Beyond

Thirty-nine different learning events are planned for September and are listed at Learn (Learn.extension.org) for your own learning or for you to share with your audiences, and more will be added! By participating in an event you can extend your knowledge and keep more up-to-date on conversations in your areas of expertise and interest.

Everyone is welcome to participate in the events listed at Learn (learn.extension.org). As part of Extension, you may sign in with your eXtensionID to Follow to get notifications and plan to attend. Use each session’s unique URL to share links to online events in your area of expertise so that others can learn with you. Encourage your customers to also sign in with their Facebook, Twitter or Gmail account to Follow, and plan to attend. Additional sessions may be added at any time, so check back to see what’s new, or add your web-based sessions.

Selected topics in September

“Know the Flow – My Money and Me (Part 1 of 4)” on September 11 and “Money: Getting to Know You (Part 2 of 4) on September 25. These are first & second in a series of four sessions. Other session topics are Oct. 9 – Part 3 of 4: Getting S.M.A.R.T. about Goal Setting and Spending, and Oct. 23 – Part 4 of 4: Manage Your Future Now.” Follow the first event at https://learn.extension.org/events/964 and the series at https://learn.extension.org/events/tag/investing.

“Online Training Delivery Tricks & Tips” on September 25. Presented by: Brad Paleg, Distance Learning Specialist, University of Maryland Extension. This online event will focus on ways to present workshops virtually that will help make the presentation more interesting to the audience (and keep their attention). A more detailed description will be added. This webinar is sponsored and hosted by the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP). For more information on NAEPSDP, please visit our website at http://naepsdp.tamu.edu/. See details at https://learn.extension.org/events/1075.

“Behavioral Economics” on September 22 by Dr. Lois Vitt, Founding Director of the Institute for Socio-Financial Studies, will present this 90-minute session on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. The web conference, “Ferryboat Captains and the Case for Behavioral Strategies in Teaching Financial Decision-Making,” will give conference participants tools that can help their clients and other learners—and couples—make more self-enhancing spending, saving and investing decisions.. Info at https://learn.extension.org/events/1015.

Popular topics from August & early September…

“Learning Google+” If you missed it, watch the recorded video by following the link at https://learn.extension.org/events/1163. Please add to the discussion with comments in the Add your thoughts section on the Learn event page.

“Using Google+ Hangouts On Air for Educational Programming” presented by Network Literacy CoP. Find the recording at https://learn.extension.org/events/1139 and Add your thoughts.

“Aquaponics: Paradigm Shift with Airlift Pumps Part 2” by Freshwater Aquaculture CoP. The recording is linked on the event page at https://learn.extension.org/events/1186.

“Institutional Team Web Conference – August 2013” has comments and a link to the recording at https://learn.extension.org/events/903.


Go to Learn (learn.extension.org) to see more sessions in September with these tags: advocacy team, affordable care act, AFRI, ag energy, ask an expert, backyard poultry, bee health, bioenergy, campus, cheese, Colorado, gardening, commensal rodents, community and regional food systems, controlled burn, dairy mastitis, digital risk, disasters, discussion, don’t bug me webinar series, education, eLearning, endangered species, engines, EPA, estate planning, ethanol, extension, extension webinar, financial education, fire, fire ant, food safety, food systems, health literacy, herbicides, home flock, house mice, ICS, information technology, institutional team, insurance literacy, invasive species, investing, investing investor, investor education, land use planning, leadership, local food systems, meet-up, meetup, military child care, military estate planning, military families, military families personal finance, mobile processing, mobile slaughter units, money management, moodle meet-up, MSUS, mus, musculus, my money and me, NAEPSDP, network literacy, newbio, NIFA, northeast bioenergy series, norway rat, numeracy, online courses, online courses, online education, organic agriculture, organic dairy, organic, eOrganic, organic production, Penn State, personal finance, pesticides, PIE, plant breeding genomics, poultry, poultry 4-H, prescribed fire, presentations, public opinion, question wranglers, ranching, rangelands, rattus norvegicus, renewable energy, research, rodent control, safety, small flocks, small meat processors, stress behavior, structural rodent control, technology, technology tools, tools, trusts, volunteer administration, volunteering, volunteerism, webinars, wildlife damage management, wills, wind energy, youth, youth literacy.

Questions and Comments? Contact Beth Raney at beth.raney@extension.org. If you have web-based events for which you would like more participation, please add it at Learn.extension.org.