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Using Artificial Intelligence to Support Extension Services

By David Warren eXtension Artificial Intelligence Fellow Alexa, Siri, Google Search and other consumer-facing machine learning services have revolutionized the way that many people find answers to questions that occur in everyday life. With this thought in mind, eXtension is investigating how AI and machine learning tools could be applied to both improve access to […]

David Warren named as eXtension’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Fellow

For Immediate Release April 10th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org eXtension has named David Warren from Oklahoma State University as the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Fellow. He will guide and frame a digital content scoping project which will be conducted by an eXtension technical partner in April, 2019. According to David, “I’m both honored and excited […]

Karen Vines Named 2018 NAEPSDP/eXtension Fellow

As Cooperative Extension is increasingly being asked to co-create solutions with partners and communities we serve, it requires a different approach in program planning.  Karen Vines, Virginia Tech, has been selected as the  2018 NAEPSDP/eXtension program design/development fellow. Karen will serve as a key informant for the 2018 Impact Collaborative in program development and will […]

News Roundup – January

Request for Applications. The Food Systems Impact Collaborative is now accepting applications! Please share this opportunity with other Extension faculty and staff interested in Food Systems in your networks. The IC is designed to catalyze next-level Extension programs and professionals. The experience includes Designathon events, networking, professional development, access to key informants, and much more! […]

Are you evaluating your program? Ask the stakeholders!

Julie Huetteman, Ph.D., is the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator at Purdue Extension. She is serving as the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP) eXtension Fellow for 2017. My role as 2017 eXtension NAEPSDP Fellow for Program Evaluation was launched with the Diversity and Inclusion Issue Corps (now called the Impact Collaborative) in […]

Perspectives: Overcoming Bias in Program Evaluation

Julie Huetteman, Ph.D., is the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator at Purdue Extension. She is serving as the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP) eXtension Fellow for 2017. My eXtension NAEPSDP Fellowship for Program Evaluation 2017 started with the Diversity and Inclusion Corps in Cincinnati. I have been exploring related resources, opportunities, and […]

eXtension Welcomes Program Manager, Instructional Technologist, and Two Fellows

eXtension is thrilled to welcome three new faces (and one familiar face in a new role) to staff meetings. Impact Collaborative Program Manager After serving and guiding communities and professional development for the eXtension Foundation for many years, Ashley Griffin has accepted a new role as the Impact Collaborative Program Manager to design the process […]

Data Visualization Makeover

This post is a little embarrassing. I’m going to share some not-so-pretty (and not-so-effective) graphics that I have made…and presented…multiple times. Then I’ll walk you through the steps I took to create new and improved versions using my seven elements of good data visualization. First, about the data. These data were collected by the Nebraska […]

Seven Elements of Good Data Visualization

To prompt behavior change, we must be able to effectively communicate data. Not convinced? Read this post on why data visualization matters. The goal of this article is to dig in deeper and present some foundational concepts for creating good data visuals. A recent eXtension webinar[i] described numerous tools and programs at our disposal for […]

eXtension News Roundup – March 2017

Visibility. I have talked about it recently and a few people asked me what it means. After all, Extension is the local face of the University and many of us live, work, and volunteer alongside the people we serve. As you read below, some items are about innovation or presenting our work and data clearly. […]