Category: <span>Tools and Services</span>

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 […]

Coming Soon to eXtension – Competency Framework Integration with Moodle 3.1

During the past 6 months eXtension has taken the first steps to integrate competency based education (CBE) into its core offerings. CBE tools scale up professional development by standardizing assessment with consensus-built statements of knowledge, skills and abilities, while enabling customized learning resources for varying contexts. Frameworks can be used for curating resources, designing programs […]

New Moodle Analytics Service Provides Multiple Views of Course Effectiveness

New Learner and Course Analytics Service eXtension is glad to announce that it has implemented a new service for its premium members that provides detailed course and learner analytics for any courses delivered through Moodle. This service is being provided by Intelliboard, a company specializing in online learning analytics. Through Intelliboard, course teachers can view […]

New Learner and Course Analytics Service

eXtension is glad to announce that it has implemented a new service for its premium members that provides detailed course and learner analytics for any courses delivered through Moodle. This service is being provided by Intelliboard, a company specializing in online learning analytics. Through Intelliboard, course teachers can view the performance and progress of those […]
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eXtension Now Offering New Webinar Hosting Option

Zoom Webinars for 500 Participants a New Benefit for eXtension Member Institution Professionals For many years, Iowa State Extension has been hosting Adobe Connect Webinars for Communities of Practice (CoP) and Learning Networks (LN) on behalf of eXtension. As indicated earlier this year, this service will end on July 31st, 2016. As part of eXtension’s […]

eXtension Month in Review – April 2016

April, 2016: April was another busy month for eXtension, with emphasis on evaluating the effectiveness of every component of the NeXC2016 event held in San Antonio at the end of March. We spent April following up on all participants’ comments and using their responses to plan eXtension’s work ahead. Evaluation of NeXC2016 Indicates High Participant […]

eXtension Webinar To Review Recent Changes and New Opportunities for Extension Professionals

Announcement: On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET, the eXtension Foundation will host a webinar for all Extension professionals to review recent changes and new opportunities now available for member institutions. On hand to present will be eXtension CEO Christine Geith and members of the leadership team to answer questions and provide examples […]

Announcing Catalog: New Clearinghouse for Extension Professionals’ Educational Offerings

The eXtension Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Catalog, soon to become the gateway to a comprehensive listing of online courses, webinars, workshops, and eBooks available–both for Extension professionals and public learners–throughout the Cooperative Extension System. The initial launch includes approximately 100 courses but will steadily scale up in the immediate term to […]

eXtension Tools and Services Update for Communities of Practice and Learning Networks

eXtension’s tools and services are expanding! The following update was recently delivered to our Community Management Board and although this message is a bit longer than usual, I hope you will take the time to read it in its entirety. There are some great enhancements for Communities of Practice and Learning Networks! CMB TOOLS & […]
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Manage Your NeXC2016 Schedule with a Free Sched Account

eXtension now offers a Sched.org application for the National eXtension Conference 2016 so attendees and speakers can plan and customize their schedules of Professional Development workshops and events. The conference will be held March 22-25, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas, at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. Sched allows you to create a customized personal […]