Category Archives: Evaluation

Using Backward Design & Authentic Learning to Build Curricula from Competencies

Join Next Generation Extension on June 11th at 10:00 AM CT at https://nebraskaextension.zoom.us/j/583999580 UNMC College of Public Health was faced with big changes in accreditation criteria and found the need to move from faculty-centered teaching and discipline-based content towards student-centered … Continue reading

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Plickers for Success

If you couldn’t join us earlier this week for this great webinar, here is a link to the recording.  https://youtu.be/UbBSwXniILY.  Chasity also shared her PowerPoint and Excel file with formulas for cleaning up the data. If you have questions about … Continue reading

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Plickers for Success: A Technological Tool for Advancement in Data Collection

A few weeks ago I read this article in the Journal of Extension…and was blown away at the thought that this might just be the perfect tool to make collecting evaluations on our issue teams easier!  So join me on … Continue reading

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Tableau Public

I’ve been using Tableau for almost five years now…it’s a cool tool for us data geeks! Tableau allows you to create excellent professional looking visualizations for all your data.  While the full version would be expensive for any of us … Continue reading

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Reframing

A few weeks ago Carrie Gottschalk presented at Kimmel Education & Research Center on Behavior Management.  One of the strategies she talked about was reframing our perceptions of what was actually happening, and in the reframing process to think about … Continue reading

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Intentionality

For decades when the weather turned cold I would have one recurring dream….that time was running out, I needed to wake up, it was time to break ice for the cattle.  🙂 Last night though that dream changed.  I still … Continue reading

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Thankful for Moments of Pause

I realize that title may be somewhat misleading…but in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’m extremely thankful for those moments that you have an opportunity to pause and really enjoy life.  And more specifically those times when you have a chance … Continue reading

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