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Extension 2.0


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Presention used in July 23 UNL Extension, Panhandle District discussion on education and technology.

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Extension 2.0

  1. 1. Extension 2.0 rethinking UNL PREC Technology Discussion
  2. 2. Stats <ul><li>1 billion PC’s – end of 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>2 billion PC’s – by 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil, Russia, India, and China will account for more than 775 million new PC’s </li></ul><ul><li>By 2009 over half the world’s population will have a cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>eBay – over 700,000 folks make a living </li></ul><ul><li>6.9 million people have secondlife account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30,000 to 40,000 online at any one time </li></ul></ul>Source,1769,1151,00.html
  3. 3. Stats <ul><li>44% adult internet users have created content </li></ul><ul><li>28% of internet users, 7% on any typical day have tagged or categorized online content </li></ul><ul><li>21% have posted pictures, etc </li></ul><ul><li>20% allowed others to download music and video from their computers </li></ul><ul><li>7% have webcams </li></ul>Source:
  4. 4. Stats Pew Internet and American Life Project survey – June 2007 <ul><li>47 % adults have home broadband access. </li></ul><ul><li>15 % adults use dial-up connection. </li></ul><ul><li>71 % adults use the internet at least occasionally from any location. </li></ul><ul><li>29 % adults do not use a computer at home, school or at work. </li></ul><ul><li>40 % African-American adults have broadband access at home. </li></ul><ul><li>29 % Hispanic adults have broadband access at home. </li></ul><ul><li>52 % adult in urban areas have broadband access at home. </li></ul><ul><li>49 % adults in suburban areas have broadband access at home. </li></ul><ul><li>31 % adults in rural areas have home broadband connections. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Web 2.0 Definition <ul><li>Using the Internet to instantly collaborate, share information and have a conversation about ideas we care about </li></ul>
  6. 6. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Locomotion -----> Services </li></ul><ul><li>Pages ------> Rich interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Sites ------> Content experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Webmasters ---------> Everyone </li></ul>
  7. 7. Web 2.0 How to use 2.0 tools <ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Social Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing content for use and reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Openness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing work in progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing research in progress </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mindset change </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Messy </li></ul>
  8. 8. Web 2.0 Advantages <ul><li>Beyond navigation to co-creation and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost of production </li></ul><ul><li>Networked learning – the web as platform </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful motivations </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed intelligence fosters intelligent conversations </li></ul>
  9. 9. Generation C c = Content <ul><li>380 million with camera phones </li></ul><ul><li>It’s about you – you taking pictures and sharing – </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger – let’s you post your thoughts – 5 million people already do </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers creating own ringtones and music </li></ul>Source:
  10. 10. 4 C’s of Content <ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Casual Collapse – ongoing demise of many beliefs, rituals, formal requirement, laws modern society hold dear </li></ul><ul><li>Control – be in charge, master of own destiny </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What they buy and who they buy it from </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Celebrity – can happen now – produce, display and distribute to millions – images, songs, content </li></ul>Source:
  11. 11. Selling Content <ul><li>eBay style Marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Content is bought and sold </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>Source:
  12. 12. Targeting Audiences <ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social structure made of nodes – generally individuals and organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondlife - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs, chats, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Business Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A group of people that have some kind of commercial relationship </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Seven Principles of Good Practice Transformational Learning <ul><li>Contact between Extension Staff and Clientele </li></ul><ul><li>Develop reciprocity and cooperation among clientele </li></ul><ul><li>Uses active learning techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Gives prompt feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasizes time on task </li></ul><ul><li>Communicates high expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Respects diverse talents and ways of learning </li></ul>Source:
  14. 14. Extension <ul><li>Learner focused </li></ul><ul><li>Dirty Learning – get their hands dirty </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What do people care about </li></ul><ul><li>Call to Action – Behavior Change </li></ul><ul><li>Rethinking Extension </li></ul>
  15. 15. Future <ul><li>RSS, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mainstream </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enterprise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual solutions – high productivity at lesser expense </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RIA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser based apps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search and Online Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft vs Google </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Live services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebOS/GoogleOS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Browsers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser War II </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webkits/Adobe’s Apollo </li></ul></ul>Source:
  16. 16. Future <ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet based TV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P2P </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual World </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consumer Apps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online real estate market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OLPC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadband continues to grow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VOIP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Web </li></ul></ul>Source:
  17. 17. Next Five in Five <ul><li>Access healthcare prognosis remotely - more flexible, accessible, affordable </li></ul><ul><li>Realtime speech translation </li></ul><ul><li>3D Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Micromanage our environment down to the nano-level </li></ul><ul><li>Mind reading phones </li></ul>Source:
  18. 18. UNL PREC Technology Survey Response Summary
  19. 19. What Are We Using? <ul><li>Breeze (Connect) </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom </li></ul><ul><li>Listserv </li></ul><ul><li>Others (Minimal) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clickers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. What Could We Better Utilize? <ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Video </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>
  21. 21. Current Clientele Useage <ul><li>Internet Searches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If we aren’t found with Google we don’t exist! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Other (Minimal) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Future Extension Programming <ul><li>More Technology Driven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A component of the programming effort </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Content </li></ul><ul><li>Easy Access </li></ul>
  23. 23. Clientele Training <ul><li>What We Want Them to Utilize! </li></ul><ul><li>Age Based Technology Training </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Better Web Utilization </li></ul>
  24. 24. Futuristic Extension <ul><li>Mobile Webpages </li></ul><ul><li>Text Message Listservs </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Photo Exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Access </li></ul><ul><li>Endless????????? </li></ul>
  25. 25. This is just the beginning!!! <ul><li>How do I/we use this technology to enhance my Extension programming? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I/we more effectively integrate the concepts into what we are already doing? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I/we use this technology to provide transformational learning? </li></ul><ul><li>What would this new way of providing education look like? </li></ul>
  26. 26. eXtension Sessions <ul><li>* On July 24, a “30 Minute Session” on Getting Involved in Wikipedia: This session will show you ways that Extension educators can get involved with contributing to Wikipedia articles. Participants will be introduced to the way that Wikipedia works, community governance, editing, and authoring. We’ll discuss why involvement with Wikipedia is vital to Extension educational programming, and discuss strategies for Extension participation. </li></ul><ul><li>* On July 31, a “30 Minute Session” on Jabber — eXtension’s enterprise chat application – this is a session targeted for all Extension faculty and staff that want to learn how to use eXtension’s enterprise chatting capabilities to improve communication, foster collaboration, and improve personal efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Add these dates & topics to your calendar, and plan to join us on for one or more of these sessions in July!! </li></ul><ul><li>TO PARTICIPATE in any of the Web Conferencing sessions… </li></ul><ul><li>1. Five minutes before the start time, go to the Connect (formerly Breeze) meeting room at . </li></ul><ul><li>2. You will be presented with a login screen that has an “Enter as Guest” option. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Enter your first name, your last name, and your institution/university, then click the “Enter Room” button to join the conference. </li></ul><ul><li>4. To hear the audio of the workshop and participate in the Q&A portion of the workshop we will be using a built-in teleconferencing capability of Adobe’s Connect Pro conferencing software. Once you log into the meeting you will be presented with the option to enter your call-back number, your phone will automatically be called. After entering your number you will be automatically called and joined into the audio portion of the Web conference on your phone. </li></ul><ul><li>EMAIL LIST: </li></ul><ul><li>If you or a colleague would like to get notices about upcoming professional development sessions offered by eXtension, go to and subscribe to the “Learn” email list. </li></ul><ul><li>RECORDINGS: </li></ul><ul><li>Recordings of many past professional development sessions can be found at the main eXtension wiki at and search on Recordings, or scroll down under Professional Development heading and find “Recordings of eXtension Professional Development Sessions”. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Extension 2.0 Homework <ul><li>Join eXtension and Watch </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Download and read </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>