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Series of Three Webinars Will Share Lessons Learned from the eXtension Trenches

Series of Three Webinars Will Share Lessons Learned from the eXtension Trenches

A group of veteran webinar developers have come together to create a new series about the planning required to produce webinars that provide quality learning experiences and are repurposable for continued use in your programming. The webinar developers and presenters are all members of different eXtension communities and have several years of experience producing webinars on multiple platforms in different settings, including live streaming from conference sites. In this series they will share their lessons learned and offer advice for making the most of your webinars. Please save these dates and join them.

  • October 26 at 2 pm EDT: “The Best of the Best Webinar Logistics” Presenters include Alice Formiga, Coral Owens, Leslie Johnson, Jen Chilek and Jill Heemstra. This presentation will cover important tasks to consider and how different platforms change the way those are accomplished; alternative streaming options; saving time in production; and archiving discoverable recordings. For more information and to save this date to your calendar, visit https://learn.extension.org/events/2859
  • November 16 – 2 pm EDT: “Planning and Executing Quality Learning Experiences via Webinar” Presenters will be Brigitte Scott, Karen Jeanette, Alice Formiga and Leslie Johnson. This presentation will cover working with presenters and using adult learning techniques to increase learner engagement; messaging around the webinar topic on social media, blogs (etc.); creating web content or educational modules; and managing continuing education credits and requests. For more information and to save this date to your calendar, visit https://learn.extension.org/events/2860
  • December 7 – 2 pm EDT: “Using Analytics to Report Impact and Improve Future Webinar Offerings” Presenters will again be Brigitte Scott, Karen Jeanette, Alice Formiga and Leslie Johnson. This concluding presentation in the webinar series will cover getting to know your audience; helping presenters focus their presentation to that audience and preparing for commonly asked questions; ensuring presentations are engaging in the webinar environment; getting analytics, sharing them with presenters, and using them in year-end reports and funding proposals. For more information and to save this date to your calendar, visit https://learn.extension.org/events/2861
About the presenters:
  • Jen Chilek – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Military Families Learning Network and Network Literacy Community of Practices
  • Alice Formiga – Oregon State University
  • Jill Heemstra University of Nebraska and eXtension
  • Karen Jeanette – Military Families Learning Network and Network Literacy Community of Practices
  • Leslie Johnson – University of Nebraska, Northeast Research and Extension Center
  • Coral Owens – University of Illinois and Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education
  • Brigitte Scott – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University