Category: <span>International</span>

AR: A new way to learn!

In the previous blogs we have discussed the what and why of AR (Augmented Reality). Now it’s time to think of applicable ways to use it in Extension. Here are some ideas of how AR is currently being used: Enhanced interactive print experience- (brochures, flyers, posters, worksheets) Museum interactivity- think about what a field trip might […]

New Fellowship Opportunity Supporting Extension’s Participation and Impact in the “Network Revolution”

The vision I have for the Web is about anything being potentially connected with anything…that provides us with new freedom…unfettered by the hierarchical classification systems into which we’ve bound ourselves…. bringing the workings of society closer to the workings of our minds. Tim Berners-Lee, in Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of […]

Season’s Greetings!

As they say, “Tis the Season” and nothing can put one in the mood more quickly than enjoying the sights and sounds of the holidays. Recently, while in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia) working with colleagues interested in developing their own eXtension system, I enjoyed streets adorned with beautiful Christmas banners and signs. During the weekend it […]

Australia to Pilot eXtension

eXtension is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) Victoria and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) of Australia. The 12-month pilot will test three learning networks in the Australia grains industry: a field crop disease network (led by DEPI Victoria); a crop nutrition network (led […]

eXtension Governing Committee Moves Toward Australian Partnership

The Department of Environment and Primary Services Victoria and the Grains Research Development Corporation has contacted eXtension regarding interest in collaborating with eXtension to implement a similar model for the Australian Research, Development and Extension Framework for agriculture. The objective of the collaboration would be to fast track the implementation of eXtension learning network pilots […]