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Institutional team december 2012

  1. 1. Institutional Team Web Conference December 4, 2012
  2. 2. Agenda• Welcome• NeXC Scholarship Follow Up• Ask an Expert 2.0• Around the Country• LEARN• 15-Minute Strategy• SLVE Update: Digital Information Broker & Network Literacy Immersive Learning Online Program• Other• Next Meeting: January 8, 2013
  3. 3. NeXC Scholarship Follow Up Michelle Giddens
  4. 4. Ask an Expert
  5. 5. Launched – December 3•• “Public” questions coming in• Need more Question Wranglers and Experts
  6. 6. Key Talking Points• Extends reach• Introduction of Groups• Simpler assignments• Improved mobile experience• More powerful search• Better notifications• Easier access for public participation
  7. 7. Try It!•• Post in About eXtension blog• Get Help! –
  8. 8. Around the Country
  9. 9. LEARN
  10. 10. Upcoming: Most “Followed”• Critical Conversations: Personal vs. professional identities in social media – December 7• Financial Frauds and Scams – December 18
  11. 11. 2012: Most ‘Attended’• NeXC: 4 Keynote/Guest speakers• Mobile First• Ask an Expert 2.0 Mock-Up Walkthrough• The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People• Organizing Mobile Web Experiences• Pinterest for CoPs, County, Specialists, & Outreach• Online privacy and security tune-up• Use of Social Media in Extension Urban Programs
  12. 12. 15-Minute Strategy• 15 minutes at each Institutional Web Meeting to learn a specific tool or task• Information & resources provided to allow participants to replicate the training in their state/institution
  13. 13. Examples of proposed topics• Collaboration with eXtension Google Docs• Using eXtension search functions• Mobile note taking with Evernote• Sharing Learn as a professional development opportunity with adminstrators
  14. 14. Examples of opportunities• Use 15 minutes of an existing meeting/program - or an institutional team meeting• Use at program meetings to break up the agenda• Add to an administrative meeting• Spice up an office or other meeting
  15. 15. Example: Lunch & Learn• Virtual or in person (Penn State virtual; OSU in person)• Can be creative and combine social time with learning• OSU - 15 minutes to eat and talk; 15-20 minute presentation; 10 minute Q&A; 10 minute "cool down" to finish conversations, talk more, etc.
  16. 16. How to participate• Commit your team to using one of the modules this year; more is better!• Give us ideas of topics you need (put them in the chat box or email us)• Teach a 15-minute module at an upcoming meeting• Other ideas?
  17. 17. State and Local Value Enhancement
  18. 18. How to Help Clients with Questions: Filling the Role of Digital Information Broker in County Offices
  19. 19. Why?• Changing role of support staff• Move from clerical support to information resources (brokers)
  20. 20. What?• Helping support staff learn eXtension tools
  21. 21. How?• Train the trainer - at least two volunteers from any interested institution• Three sessions scheduled, more possible o December 17, 1-2:30 p.m. EDT o December 18, 1-2:30 p.m. EDT o January 14, 1-2:30 p.m. EDT• Sign up here: e.cfmSessions title: How to Help Clients with Questions
  22. 22. How do we sign up?• Sign up here:• Sessions title: How to Help Clients with Questions• For more info: Contact Jerry: Terry: Lela:
  23. 23. SLVE & Network Lit Immersive Learning Online Program A great opportunity to learn about eXtension and develop online networking skills.Facilitators:•Steve Judd:•Jerry Thomas:
  24. 24. Who?• People wanting to learn more about: o eXtension tools and resources o Working and collaborating online o Building a multi-state network of peers o Having fun learning!
  25. 25. When?• January - February 2013 – Friday, 1/11/13 – Google+ Intro webinar – Monday, 1/14/13 – Immersive Learning Launch webinar – Wrap up first full week of February• Four weeks of directed training with flexibility for scheduling group work
  26. 26. Actions?• Join or recommend people from your institution to participate.• sign up at:
  27. 27. Other SLVE activities• Middle managers• Onboarding• 101 programs• Master volunteers• State visits o Terry: o Jerry:
  28. 28. Next Institutional Team Web Conference Tuesday, December 4 2:30 EASTERN
  29. 29. Action Steps• Check out Ask an Expert 2.0• Try a “Lunch & Learn” at your institution• Register 2 people from your state for “How to Help Clients with Questions”• Sign up for SLVE/Net Lit Immersive Learning• Promote professional development to staff• Pick an UPDATE article to share with your Director/Administrator• Scout out success stories!
  30. 30. 2013 Institutional Team Web Conference Dates• January 8 • July 2• February 5 • August 6• March 5 • September 3• April 2 • October 1• May 7 • November 5• June 4 • December 3
  31. 31. Happy HolidaysThanks for a great year!!!