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56 Gigabytes Baby! …FREE!

If you’ve been thinking you would like to use cloud storage for some files (so you can access them anywhere…and share the documents and collaborate with your colleagues)…and your free DropBox account is always full….UNL announced this morning that faculty … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday Extension!

Originally posted on Agricultural with Dr. Lindsay:
On May 8, Land-Grant Universities will be celebrating the 100th Birthday of Extension — 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act! Before I tell you  about the Smith-Lever Act, let me…

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Yammer: An Easy Way to Connect with UNL Colleagues through Social Media

I just learned about Yammer in a meeting today, and I think it would be a great way to connect and engage with UNL Extension Colleagues. It is just like Facebook, but specifically for work. You use your UNL email … Continue reading

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A Creed I Believe In

This past week I attended the North Central Region Leadership Conference in Omaha for Extension professionals. At both the beginning and at the end of the conference, we as Extension educators, specialists and administrators recited the Extension Professionals Creed. The … Continue reading

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Talking Over the Fence

The country is  a great place to live.  For many acreage owners moving to the country, is like moving to a new and different neighborhood.  Many times your neighbors will live a quarter of a mile or more away or … Continue reading

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What is my objective with social media?

I took a few days off to work on some flooring/drywall at the old house last week, and found myself pondering what my objective was for using social media in Extension.  …This wasn’t a totally random thought….I know I need to and do use social … Continue reading

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Change the Community Conversation.

              This week, two different speakers talked about the importance of changing community conversations to be more positive.  Chuck Schroeder, Director of the University of Nebraska Rural Futures Institute tells the story about young people in Broken Bow, NE who … Continue reading

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Educating Google Generation Demands Change

Recently, at the National AfterSchool Association conference, I was able to listen to a presentation by Google’s Jaime Casap where he urged us to think about preparing youth for jobs that have not yet been invented.  He reminded us that … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Using Adobe Connect Here is a great resource provided by Leona Barratt to share with your Adobe Connect participants prior to their meeting.  Enjoy!!!

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“Changing Public Behavior: People and the Environment” online eXtension course for extension educators

Announcing Changing Public Behavior: People and the Environment, an online course offered through USDA eXtension, http://campus.extension.org .   Changing Public Behavior: People and the Environment is a self-study, e-learning course designed for natural resource professionals, Extension educators, and environmental educators … Continue reading

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