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Mining the Land-grant Knowledge Network

Who in Cooperative Extension is working on the Zika virus? Who is working on water quality or drought mitigation? Who is solving problems of food deserts? What resources are used to support these Extension programs? What can educators and researchers learn from others who are working in similar areas? How is research intertwined in these […]

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 […]

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 […]

AR (Augmented Reality) – What the Research Says

Although there is no single technology that is a one size fits all, AR (Augmented Reality) can help provide the basis for a strong cooperative learning environment. The environment can also grow outside the formal classroom because of the nature of the tool itself. The technology used should depend on the pedagogical objectives and needs […]
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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 […]

Pull up the rocking chair and let us set and talk a while

As Extension professionals, we know that conversation and relationship building within our communities of practice and our communities of interest is the key to all that we do. Sharing, storytelling, asking questions, and providing answers is our core mission. But what are the best solutions for doing that? That is a key question that Sue […]