Category Archives: Translational Research

Data Visualization Webinar

Laura Thompson is an Ag Technologies Extension Educator and a Coordinator for the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network. In her eXtension Fellowship she has been exploring methods of effective data visualization using case studies from the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network. In … Continue reading

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Girls in STEM!

Many of you who know me well know that I’m on a viaje personal (personal journey) of getting more girls, particularly Latina girls, interested in STEM Careers.  And, since at Kimmel Education & Research Center we have a large agritourism … Continue reading

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Mechanical Turk

This morning the Chronicle of Higher Education had an article that indicated that the fees that Amazon would be collecting for the use of Mechanical Turk would be going up.  Many (some) of you might be aware of Amazon’s Mechanical … Continue reading

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Crowdsource

After reading the article this morning in the Chronicle of Higher Education about the law student who crowdsourced the writing of her graduation speech at Stanford (full article here), I thought perhaps it would be relevant to write a quick … Continue reading

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Next Generation Extension Webinar: CrowdsourcingU

The Southeast Research and Extension Center will be hosting yet another fabulous Next Generation Extension opportunity for professional development….save the date and join us!!! CrowdsourcingU Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp & Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild February 10th @ 10:00 CT https://connect.unl.edu/nextgenerationextension Conference Call … Continue reading

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If you think a solid research base isn’t important, read this!

In Extension we pride ourselves in having  a solid research base to the information that we share with the public.  But how does the public know that what we publish or present has a research base? And, how do we … Continue reading

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Google Slides: Non-Linear Powerpoint Follow Up

On August 12 Deb Weitzenkamp gave an excellent webinar on non-linear PowerPoint.  You can watch the recording here. I wanted to create something to share research information in a unique and interesting way.  I found this to be a very valuable … Continue reading

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