Social Media in Urban Cooperative Extension Programs


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A panel discussion on using social media in urban programming was presented as webinar November 12, 2012. The link to the webinar and other information can be found here:

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Social Media in Urban Cooperative Extension Programs

  1. 1. Use of Social Media in Extension Urban Programming A Panel Discussion The recording and other info: https:// Kinsey, Atlantic and Ocean Counties, New Jersey Kathy Reschke, Military Families Learning Network Katie Wagner, Salt Lake County, Utah Ron Wolford, Cook County (Chicago), IllinoisNovember 12, 2012 #eXlearns
  2. 2. Joanne Kinsey, Rutgers (Get Moving Get Healthy NJ Workforce) (Get Moving Get Healthy NJ) (Joanne Kinsey, Blog)
  3. 3. Kathy Reschke, Military FamiliesLearning Network (Ohio) & (LinkedIn group "Early Care & Education & Military Families)
  4. 4. Katie Wagner, Salt Lake Countykatie.wagner@usu.eduUSU Extension Salt Lake County Master Gardener Facebook Organic Forecast blog which I havent done much of yet but helps me catalog media stuff. and Garden and Master Gardener: public can request a teacher or sign-up to upcoming Master Gardener classes. Master Gardener reporting system. (password protected)Utah Pests site; residents can sign up for free IPM pest advisories to know when to start treating or scouting for pests.
  5. 5. Ron Wolford, Cook County (Chicago)rwolford@illinois.eduCook County Extension: Urban Horticulture Corner Online!/urbangardenuie_-hort:!/uie_hortkidsgardening:!/kidsgardeningcookcountyext:!/cookcountyextFacebookCook County Master Gardeners: County Extension:
  6. 6. Ron Wolford, Cook County (Chicago)TumblrChicago UrbanGarden: of Science and Industry Smart Home Garden
  7. 7. Ron Wolford, Cook County (Chicago)Scoop.itSchool Gardening Resources: Gardening Resources: Helper: History Month Resources: Gardening Resources: about Ants: Learning is Timeless: timelessFood Safety, Preservation and Nutrition: safety-food-preservationThe Miracle of Fall:
  8. 8. 1. How do you currently use socialmedia?
  9. 9. 2. What practices have you foundto be the most impactful?
  10. 10. 3. Give an example of wheresocial media became the keydriver that allowed you toaccomplish something or connectwith clientele or a partner.
  11. 11. 4. How do I start using socialmedia?
  12. 12. 5. Do you fear that your use ofsocial media maybe missingcommunities or individuals whocannot afford or have availableconnectivity? If so, how do youaddress this.
  13. 13. 6. Millions of people use socialmedia each and every day. Howdo I stand out from the crowd andconnect with people who areinterested in my content?
  14. 14. 7. How is social media successmeasured?
  15. 15. 8. Talk about time, balancing, andintegration of social media intoyour work.
  16. 16. 9. What do you believe is going tobe the next “best” usage of socialmedia in teaching and/orlearning?
  17. 17. 10. What would it look like, if youwere to conceptualize the perfectway to teach/connect via socialmedia for extension?
  18. 18. Use of Social Media in Extension Urban Programming The recording & other info: Joanne Kinsey, Atlantic and Ocean Counties, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Kathy Reschke, Military Families Learning Network & Katie Wagner, Salt Lake County, Utah State University Ron Wolford, Cook County (Chicago), University of Illinois rwolford@illinois.eduNovember 12, 2012 #eXlearns
  19. 19. The recording and other info: For questions about this panel and webinar: the questions used in this panel discussion are the same as the one posed to the social media panelists at the University of Nebraska State Conference in October 2012 by Brandon Schulte.