Category: <span>Webinars</span>

Mental Health Awareness Webinar Recording Now Available

On Thursday, June 22 two educators from Ohio State University Extension, Jami Dellifield and Amanda Raines, presented an eXtension webinar on “Mental Health Awareness for Extension Professionals.” It is based on a professional development session they led at eXtension’s NeXC2016 conference in March that generated great interest. Due to popular response both to the conference […]

Save the Date: June 22 for eXtension Webinar on Mental Health Awareness

Increasingly, Cooperative Extension professionals are coming in contact in their work with individuals affected by mental health problems. They may be clients, community members, co-workers or even family members or friends — both professional and personal contacts. Knowing how to help them or how to provide a bridge for them to find the help they […]

Awareness of Mental Health Issues Increasingly Important for Extension Professionals

According to www.mentalhealth.gov, one in five American adults have experienced a mental health issue. One in 10 young people have experienced a period of major depression. One in 25 Americans live or have lived with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depressive disorder. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of […]
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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 […]
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Working Out Loud Events

eXtension will be celebrating International Working Out Loud Week from November 16-23. Working Out Loud at its most basic level is about making your work visible for others to observe and contribute to it in a way that benefits everyone involved. It enhances the creative process, shortens innovation cycles, builds trust, and reduces surprises. When […]

Plenty of Learning Opportunities Available!

2015 has begun with some very interesting and useful learning opportunities found in eXtension’s Learn! Here I’ve included upcoming ones on various topics for which people have expressed interest by Following, as well as recent learning events in April which have a recording available. Many other and newly added events are also listed Learn.extension.org so […]