Learning Opportunities in August 2014 and Beyond

Please check out the learning events listed at Learn (Learn.extension.org). These are for extension educators as well as our audiences! 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 match your interests. 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. Please add web-based learning events that you have planned to teach or at your institution.

Topics coming in August
Aug 7, August meeting of the Small and Backyard Flocks CoP, Learn.extension.org/events/1682
Aug 11, Hoard’s Dairyman Webinar: The new world of genetics, Learn.extension.org/events/1677
Aug 12, Cliffs Notes from the Journal of Financial Counseling & Planning, Learn.extension.org/events/1652
Aug 12, Tips and Tools for Recruiting Volunteers, Learn.extension.org/events/1681
Aug 13, Project Youth Extension Service (YES)! , Learn.extension.org/events/1676
Aug 13, Developing Children’s Financial Habits and Behaviors, Learn.extension.org/events/1679
Aug 15, Livestock Mortality Composting — Beyond the Basics Part 1, Learn.extension.org/events/1670
Aug 19, Teachers, start your mapping! Free online GIS in the classroom from Esri and ConnectEd, Learn.extension.org/events/1678
Aug 19, Your Body, Your Tools, Learn.extension.org/events/1672
Aug 19, My Health County: Take Action, Change Lives, https://learn.extension.org/events/1655
Aug 19, Question Wranglers’ Meetup – August 2014, Learn.extension.org/events/1661
Aug 20, Caregiver Compassion Fatigue, Learn.extension.org/events/1604
Aug 21, Homeowners’ Preferences for Landscaping Practices: Are Floridians Willing to Pay More for Eco-Friendly Lawn Fertilizers? , Learn.extension.org/events/1673
Aug 21, Avian anatomy and how to perform a necropsy, Learn.extension.org/events/1484
Aug 28, Redefining Differences: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Addressing Special Needs, Learn.extension.org/events/1684

Topics from July (and early August)
These live learning opportunities are past, but recordings are available. Find a topic of interest and extend your learning. A few of these sessions are part of ongoing series around a topic. See these and also plan to attend associated ones during the year!

All Bugs Good & Bad
Aug 1, All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Minimize Mosquito Problems. Watch the recording, check out the Resources, and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1373

eXtension Institutional Teams
Jul 1, Institutional Team Web Conference – July 2014. Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1344
Aug 5, Innovation/Institutional Team Web Conference – August 2014. Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1345

Floods
Jul 11, Flood Plain Maps and Long-term Flood Plain Management: One City’s Experience. Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1654

Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Jul 23, Using the Power of Persuasion to Influence Student Food Choices. Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1660

Master Gardeners
Jul 16, Sustainable Roses Series: General Care. Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1664

Military Families
Jul 17, Needs and Supportive Strategies for Professionals Working with LGBT Military Families. Watch the recording, check out the Resources, and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1571
Jul 23, Caregiver Identity Discrepancy & Implications for Practice. Watch the recording, check out the Resources, and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1631
Jul 29, Small Steps to Health and Wealth. Watch the recording, check out the Resources, and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1625

NAEPSDP
Jul 14, Peaks and Pitfalls of Extension Scholarship in an Online World. Watch the recording, check out the Resources, and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1643

Small & Backyard Flocks
Jul 10, Normal poultry behavior and dealing with behavioral problems in small and backyard flocks. Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1478

Swine
Jul 18, Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv). Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1663

Technology
Jul 1, Using Technology to Reach Diverse Audiences. Watch the recording and add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1658

Women in Ag
Jul 22, Tune-Up Your Farm Market Booth To Boost Sales Webinar. Watch the recording add Comments at Learn.extension.org/events/1659

More…
Go to Learn (learn.extension.org) to see more sessions in 2014, and to add learning opportunities being offered by you or your institution so you may get more participation and learning!

In Learn (Learn.extension.org) you’ll see more learning opportunities…
The following list topics for August and beyond are somewhat categorized. Add yours that aren’t listed yet to Learn.extension.org. Sign in and click “Create a new event.” If you have questions, contact me (beth.raney@extension.org).

All Bugs Good & Bad
Aug 1, All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Minimize Mosquito Problems at Learn.extension.org/events/1373
Sep 5, All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Kudzu Bug Takes Over the Southeastern U.S./Brown Marmorated Stinkbug — All Bad at Learn.extension.org/events/1379
Oct 3, All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants at Learn.extension.org/events/1374
Nov 7, All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Where Have All the Honey Bees Gone? Hope for the Future. at Learn.extension.org/events/1375

Animal Manure Management
Aug 15, Livestock Mortality Composting — Beyond the Basics Part 1 at Learn.extension.org/events/1670
Sep 19, Livestock Mortality Composting — Beyond the Basics Part 2 at Learn.extension.org/events/1683

Big Data
Nov 13, Data Visualization to Communicate Impact at Learn.extension.org/events/1646

Child and Family
Aug 28, Redefining Differences: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Addressing Special Needs at Learn.extension.org/events/1684

Dairy Cattle
Aug 11, Hoard’s Dairyman Webinar: The new world of genetics at Learn.extension.org/events/1677

eXtension Institutional Teams
Aug 5, Innovation/Institutional Team Web Conference – August 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1345
Sep 16, Institutional Team Web Conference – September 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1346
Oct 7, Institutional Team Web Conference – October 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1347
Nov 4, Institutional Team Web Conference – November 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1348
Dec 2, Institutional Team Web Conference – December 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1349

eXtension Question Wranglers
Aug 19, Question Wranglers’ Meetup – August 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1661
Sep 16, Question Wranglers’ Meetup – September 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1662
Oct 28, Question Wranglers’ Meetup – October 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1662
Nov 18, Question Wranglers’ Meetup – November 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1662
Dec 16, Question Wranglers’ Meetup – December 2014 at Learn.extension.org/events/1662

GIS
Aug 19, Teachers, start your mapping! Free online GIS in the classroom from Esri and ConnectEd at Learn.extension.org/events/1678

Healthy Communities
Aug 4, Extension in the Intersection of Community Development & Health at Learn.extension.org/events/1680
Aug 19, My Health County: Take Action, Change Lives at Learn.extension.org/events/1655

Landscaping
Aug 21, Homeowners’ Preferences for Landscaping Practices: Are Floridians Willing to Pay More for Eco-Friendly Lawn Fertilizers? at Learn.extension.org/events/1673

Master Gardeners
Sep 10, Sustainable Roses Series: Cultivar Selection — Right Plant, Right Place for the Right Person at Learn.extension.org/events/1665
Nov 12, Sustainable Roses Series: Integrated Pest Management of the Rose at Learn.extension.org/events/1666

Military Families: Caregiving
Aug 20, Caregiver Compassion Fatigue at Learn.extension.org/events/1604
Sep 17, Give Care. Take Care. at Learn.extension.org/events/1636

Military Families: Personal Finance
Aug 12, Cliffs Notes from the Journal of Financial Counseling & Planning at Learn.extension.org/events/1652
Sep 23, Financial Planning for the Second Half of Life at Learn.extension.org/events/1653
Oct 21, How to Read a Mutual Fund Prospectus at Learn.extension.org/events/1674
Dec 9, Year-End Tax Planning Strategies at Learn.extension.org/events/1675

Military Families: Youth
Aug 13, Project Youth Extension Service (YES)! at Learn.extension.org/events/1676

NAEPSDP
Sep 22, 100 Years of Extension: Extending Knowledge Changing Lives from One Century to the Next at Learn.extension.org/events/1647
Oct 21, Evaluating Social Media Activity in Extension Educational Programming at Learn.extension.org/events/1645

Personal Finance
Aug 13, Developing Children’s Financial Habits and Behaviors at Learn.extension.org/events/1679

Small & Backyard Flocks
Aug 7, August meeting of the Small and backyard flocks CoP at Learn.extension.org/events/1682
Aug 21, Avian anatomy and how to perform a necropsy at Learn.extension.org/events/1484
Sep 25, Winter care of backyard poultry flocks at Learn.extension.org/events/1479

Volunteers
Aug 12, Tips and Tools for Recruiting Volunteers at Learn.extension.org/events/1681

Women in Ag
Aug 19, Your Body, Your Tools at Learn.extension.org/events/1672

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!