Tag Archives: technology

Do images attract your attention in social media?

Do images attract your attention in social media? You’re invited to a FREE webinar on “How to Use Images in Social Media Activities to Increase Engagement and Outreach” for the eXtension Learning Network on Nov. 5, 2014 at 2 pm … Continue reading

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Solar energy gets a “tree”mendous new look

A new “tree” of solar energy may be the future. The articles says that one tree can power up to 35 laptops! Perhaps the days of sitting in Starbucks and looking for internet cafes are over? Where would you like … Continue reading

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Help us Grow Happy Orchard!

Originally posted on Kimmel Education & Research Center:
What is the best name for the Blue Orchard Mason Bee pictured below?  Let us know your thoughts while helping us support pollinators. Our blue bee (yes, it really does exist) is…

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6 Questions to Drive Your Social Media Strategy

Is Extension ready for a social media transformation?  How can we become a conversational brand? One of our fearless leaders, Dr. Susan Williams, likes to ask the question, “What does success look like?”  (Hint:  This is one of the 6 … 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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Educational Remix – Utilizing Technology in the Classroom

To engage youth, I wanted to create an educational lesson with a different spin by incorporating digital media and technology into a healthy foods lesson… an Educational Remix for Trail Mix. The Beatrice Middle School FCS teacher invited me to … Continue reading

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The Future of the University and Extension?

One of the best articles I read this week was, 6 Ways Tech Will Change Education Forever:  Want to know what college will look like in 10, 20, 30 years? Here are six predictions from some of the brightest minds in … Continue reading

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Going Global: Extension is Online

I am actually participating in the first webinar in this eXtension series as I write this post.  UNL Extension’s Quality Assurance and Co-Parenting courses have both been used as examples (yeah!!).  There are also other great examples of how Extension … Continue reading

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Digital and Analogue Connections

As I watch people on social media, I keep thinking how Industry holds so many answers to what those of us in education struggle with.  So I attended the National Agri-Marketing Association Conference to learn more.  I was refreshed to … Continue reading

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Digital Impact Report – 4-H Review Idea

Just a quick follow up on Kayla’s terrific post on Digital Impact Reporting… Here’s another idea if you are interested:  In 2010, we decided it would be cool to put together a video to highlight our 2009 4-H year at 4-H … Continue reading

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