The very last presentation of ACE-NETC 2013 conference in Indianapolis, Indiana was from our very own University of Wyoming Extension team, Bernadette van der Vliet, graphic designer; Steve Miller, senior editor; and David Keto, media producer/director. This group of talented teammates presented on Aurasma, an augmented reality program. Read more
Grethchen Perbix from Minnesota State University presented her research at the 2013 ACE-NETC conference. She was interested in the motivations of farmers and customers to use social media as a means of developing relationships with farmers.
Why do they use social media?
During the 2013 ACE-NETC conference, I had three opportunities to present. I had mostly positive feedback from the sessions, and a number of people stopped me afterwards to discuss them. Here are those presentations:
IT Training Roundtable – “Flip” Your Classroom
This was a panel discussion held by John Dorner from North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension, Bob Bertsch from North Dakota State University Cooperative Extension, and me. We basically explored the idea of Flipped Instruction and how it would work for Extension. Here are the notes that I brought to the session:
Another session I took in while at the 2013 ACE-NETC conference was one put on by David Yates, an Extension Area Specialist with University of Tennessee Extension. Yates spoke about electronic newsletters. Because of budget cuts, they have had to look at different, more economical, ways of getting the word out. Read more
While at the ACE-NETC 2013 conference, I had the pleasure to sit in on Scott McCollum and Mike Vysocka’s presentation. They are both from NCSU Cooperative Extension. In this presentation, they explained how they run 160+ Websites from a single instance of WordPress, no plug-ins, and a single sign-on. It was a wicked cool presentation. If you are interested in seeing their presentation, you can go to http://go.ncsu.edu/wordpress.