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box @ UNL webinars

Information Technology Services has added “box @ UNL” webinars to the summer schedule. Webinar description: Quick and easy way to get started using Box cloud file storage and collaboration. Learn to upload files and folder, sync them to your desktop … Continue reading

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Next Generation Extension webinar: Life Balance

UPDATE 4/16/15 The link to watch the webinar recording is  The link to view Phyllis’ Powtoons presentation  To get access to the Box folder with the balance files, email Phyllis at   Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, April 14 at 10:00 … Continue reading

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Generation Z: Your Guide to the Youth You Serve

Recently I attended a session lead by Kyle R. Hawkey,, from the University of Minnesota at the National After School Association Annual Convention on Generation Z. He stated that today’s young people, Generation Z, are different than any other … Continue reading

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Register Today: Partnering for Success – 2015 Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium

This is a fabulous professional development opportunity! Register today! Register: 2015 Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium University of Nebraska Information Technology (UNIT) and University of Nebraska Online Worldwide are pleased to present Partnering for Success, the 2015 Innovation in … Continue reading

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March Blogging U. Courses: Blogging and Photo 101

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We’re excited to offer two Blogging U. courses this March: Blogging 101 and Photography 101. Read on to learn more about each course, see how Blogging U. works, and register! Blogging 101: Zero to Hero — March…

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How to Include MORE in a Shorter Email Signature

Your email signature serves as a mini billboard for you every time you send an email. However, I’m embarrassed to say my Office 365 email signature was beginning to look like a real billboard: Here’s how my new one looks, … Continue reading

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Creating Calendars Shared by a Group

You can share calendars between each other fairly well but to create an event calendar in Outlook that will be shared by a group of people takes a slightly different approach. Ex. the North Panhandle 4-H staff created a 4-H … Continue reading

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A rugged, mobile wifi device brings the web to schools in Africa and beyond

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Now that BRCK has launched, Ushahidi is turning its attention to where it will be best put to use — in schools. Photo: BRCK BRCK is best described as a “backup generator for the internet.” When it was announced,…

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Connecting with Extension to Enhance the Land Grant Mission

I had the opportunity to provide a seminar to the UNL Agronomy and Horticulture Department last week which was truly an honor.  As I thought about what to present, I kept thinking about the future of Extension and two major … Continue reading

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