Learning Opportunities in November 2013 and Beyond

Thirty-four different learning events are planned for November and are listed at Learn (Learn.extension.org) for your own learning or for you to share with your audiences, and more may 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 they fit your interests. 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 November…

November 5, 2013 Institutional Team Web Conference – November 2013. Agenda: Discussion on Institutional Teams becoming Innovation Teams, 15-Minute Strategy, PD Highlights, AaE News, Call for Proposals: Presentations, NeXConf/NEDA reminder, Awards, Around the Country. https://learn.extension.org/events/906

November 6, 2013 Don’t Bug Me Webinar: Keep Ants off the Thanksgiving Table. Dr. Karen Vail, a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Tennesee, will explain how to keep ants from getting into your house, and how to get rid of them once they are there. https://learn.extension.org/events/845

November 12-15, 2013 2013 Virtual Aquaculture Workshop: Day 1- Species Culture; Day 2 – Culture Systems; Day 3 – Aquaponics; 4 – Business Management. Each day’s session will include one or more speakers on specific topics related to the theme of the day. Find more about the four-day workshop at https://learn.extension.org/events/tag/aquaponics

November 14, 2013 SAY What? — A New Look for Youth Farm Safety Education. Join Dennis Murphy and Dave Hill as they outline major activities and expected outputs for the Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) grant. https://learn.extension.org/events/1281

November 15, 2013 Friday Online–Accessibility & Intellectual Property Rights. This webinar is for Agents, Specialists, and other extension employees involved in developing online educational programs for Extension. This webinar will provide an overview of legal issues related to Online Educational Programs including accessibility and intellectual property rights.https://learn.extension.org/events/1222

November 19, 2013 Working with and Communicating Across Generations. Presented by Dr. Marilyn Lestmeister, Extension 4-H Volunteer Specialist Oregon State University Extension. This session will discuss how to communicate with and work with the various generational groups in the workplace. https://learn.extension.org/events/1076

Popular topics from October…

“What the Public is Telling Us About Their Ask an Expert Answers: Addressing concerns surfaced in the ongoing evaluation effort.” Watch the recording at https://learn.extension.org/events/1188 and add your thoughts.

“How to Help Military & Veteran Families: Some Answers to Your Questions.” The recording is linked from https://learn.extension.org/events/1237. Watch and add your thoughts.

“Institutional Team Web Conference – October 2013” includes a recording and comments at https://learn.extension.org/events/905.

“Friday Online–Platforms for Delivery Online” at https://learn.extension.org/events/1220 for the recording and place to add your thoughts.

“Building Capacity for Productive and Meaningful Advisory Experiences” contains interesting food for thought found in the recording at https://learn.extension.org/events/1255.


Go to Learn (learn.extension.org) to see more sessions in November, December, etc.

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 them at Learn.extension.org for others to join in!