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Category: Content Development

Beyond Static Graphs: Engage Your Audience with Interactive Data Visualizations

Interactive data visualizations allow you to display complex data in interesting ways and allow viewers to be active participants in exploring the data. Check out some of these some great examples of interactive data visualizations for inspiration. The Washington Post[i] presents a political visual that pairs graphics and a narrative that you can interact with […]

Image Audit Nears Completion

eXtension content includes more than 10,000 images. This summer we received inquiries concerning copyright documentation from individuals and stock photo companies regarding some of the legal aspects of our hosted images. Even though our content management system provides ability to document an image source, there were gaps in providing proper attribution. To reduce the legal […]

New Communities Organize and Launch in eXtension

Three communities have joined the ever-growing list of communities of practice launched via eXtension.org or working to develop new content: Garden Professor – This community will provide the latest research-based information on creating and sustaining gardens and landscapes to the general public. All members of the community will work to engage Cooperative Extension professionals (i.e., […]

eXtension Welcomes David Warlick as a Keynote Speaker at the 2010 CoP Workshop

We are pleased to introduce you to David Warlick, one of the keynote speakers at eXtension’s 2010 Communities of Practice Workshop, held June 6-8. If you have not signed up to attend, you can do so now here. Since 1995, Mr. Warlick has been the owner and principal consultant of The Landmark Project, a professional development and […]

eXtension Welcomes Melissa Rach as a Keynote Speaker at the 2010 CoP Workshop

We are pleased to introduce you to Melissa Rach, one of the keynote speakers at eXtension’s 2010 Communities of Practice Workshop, held June 6-8. If you have not signed up to attend, you can do so now here. Melissa is director of content strategy at Brain Traffic, an agency focused on helping clients tackle messy […]

Monthly audio calls established for CoP core leadership

Monthly audio calls with all of the core leadership of the 8 pioneer communities of practice are established starting May 15th. The calls will be an hour in length and will be on the third Monday of every month beginning on May 15th. Time will be 2 PM (Eastern), 1 PM (Central), 12 PM (Mountain), […]

Pioneering CoP – HorseQuest Meeting Outcome

The National Equine Resource Team, known as HorseQuest, joined together last week in Lexington, Kentucky to focus on developing content. This hands on meeting facilitated member involvement in the eXtension Communities of Practice Wiki where they further developed material for four educational learning modules. The team was excited to accept new members who hit the […]

Call for Engagement Workshop Recordings Available On-line

The next Call for Engagement (CFE) was recently announced and in conjunction with that announcement eXtension hosted two workshops about the on developing a proposal for the CFE. There were over 100 participants in the both of the workshops. If you want to view the recordings of these workshop, you can click on either of […]