Category Archives: Web-based Learning

Great Opportunities for Professional Development

Stanford just came out with their new online course offerings (http://online.stanford.edu)….two of which really peaked my interest.  Let me know if anyone is interested in forming a cohort for either of these.  Remember great professional development doesn’t always mean that … Continue reading

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NGE Webinar: Non-Linear Powerpoints

If you missed the webinar for Non-linear PowerPoints, here is the recording  https://connect.unl.edu/p2maet89upb/  Enjoy!

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Disruptive Creation: Are Courses Outdated?

Great article from MIT posted this morning in the Chronicle of Higher Education. ….and do I dare say…finally….MIT is saying what I have been saying for several years! 🙂 The article discusses how student preferences for a mix and match … Continue reading

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Making Collages with Picasa

Beginning with the old adage of “A picture is worth a thousand words,” I remade our Educational Resources page on the UNL FOOD website with a collage of some of our resources (PowerPoints saved as jpegs). While it’s possible to … Continue reading

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Customized Mobile-Friendly Embedded Website Feedback Form

Want some quick, short feedback from a webpage? Try using an embedded, feedback form made with SurveyMonkey. Though I use Qualtrics for indepth surveys, I found I could only link to a Qualtrics survey, while I could display a SurveyMonkey … Continue reading

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NGE Webinar Recording: Google Analytics–Metrics that Matter

If you missed the NGE webinar today but would like to see the archive or watch it again..you are in luck!  Enjoy!!! Google Analytics—Metrics that Matter You created a website. Great, now what?  That’s just the beginning.  You must use … Continue reading

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Next Generation Extension Webinar Recordings

If you missed one of these great Next Generation Extension webinars, follow the links below to listen to the recording! March 11, 2014:  Using Pic Monkey to Enhance Photos for Blogs and Websites, Alice Henneman, https://connect.unl.edu/p6n9mt0wr6m/ May 13, 2014:  UNL Technology … Continue reading

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Google Analytics

Join us on Tuesday, July 8th for the Next Generation Extension webinar.  Vishal Singh will be presenting on Google Analytics. The webinar will be hosted at http://connect.unl.edu/NextGenerationExtension Conference Call Number: 888-820-1398 Attendee Code:  9894805# Full description coming!  

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Millennials are game changers in food production

I recently had an opportunity to attend Cracking the Millennial Code, a conference hosted by the Animal Ag Alliance in Crystal City, VA. It was an excellent, and I would highly recommend it to anyone who does programming in agriculture … Continue reading

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Camera at the Ready!

Today I received one of those emails that just make you smile. It was from our colleague, Jan Hygnstrom. Jan is a regular contributor to the Acreage Insights newsletter and on Facebook. She is always looking for great photos to … Continue reading

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