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Category: Webinars

Ask an Expert Transition Webinar Meetups

eXtension Web Meetup to Begin Orienting Extension Professionals on Changes to Ask an Expert On November 18, 2016, the eXtension Foundation Board of Directors accepted, with final revisions, the recommendations for redesigning the delivery of Ask an Expert that emerged from a summer’s study project led by a team of eXtension staff and participated in […]

Webinar Series on Modernizing Cooperative Extension

Transforming Organizational Models Please join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 3:00 EDT, for the first in a two-part series on modernizing Cooperative Extension. Presenter Neal Vines, Director of Information Technology for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, will introduce the first of two similar program support efforts underway at […]

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 […]

Two Major eXtension Zoom Meetings to Discuss Future Directions

Please plan to join eXtension leaders for two important web events this week. Both discussions will inform decisions on issues of interest that will affect Cooperative Extension professionals in the future. Wednesday, October 12, 3:00 p.m. Eastern on the Future of Ask an Expert Ask an Expert is the Q&A system which allows Cooperative Extension […]

IMPORTANT WEB MEETING October 12: Discussion of Ask an Expert Change Recommendations

Opportunity for Extension Professionals to Review Proposed Changes to Ask an Expert  Recently eXtension led a reassessment of Ask an Expert. While Ask an Expert is one of eXtension’s most valued assets with more than 321,284 questions answered by 6,474 experts since February 21, 2008, the steadily increasing volume of questions from 2008 to the […]

Webinar August 23: Advocacy on the Job for Extension Professionals

Advocacy on the Job: A Case Study for Extension Professionals Amid Budget Cuts It’s a challenge that Extension professionals experience more often than they wish: a state’s budget process threatens to dramatically reduce or eliminate a state’s Extension and other agriculture programs. In 2015, Pennsylvania State University Extension faced elimination of its entire state appropriation. […]

Two Reminders of eXtension Opportunities: Dates, Times and Topics

eXtension Quarterly Webinar: Wednesday July 27 at 2:00 EDT. Join eXtension CEO Chris Geith and staff leaders to learn the latest news on developments and opportunities for Extension Professionals. Topics will include: Summary of the eXtension Member Benefits Five example stories from the Issue Corps iThree Corps 2017 eXtension Fellows Update Horizon Report Call for […]