In this week’s issue:
- Outdoor School Informational Conversation: WebX Meeting
- Vice Provost Awards of Excellence
- THE Toolbox
- Extension Website Timeline Extended & Project Updates
Outdoor School Informational Conversation: WebX Meeting
Today is the last Outdoor School Information Conversation WebX webinar. This will be an opportunity to find out what we are doing to prepare for Outdoor School and to ask questions. Links to documents that may be of help are listed below. We’re in early stages of program planning. The information in this webinar will cover; where we’re at and plans for moving forward. Have your questions ready.
Monday, January 30, 3-4:00pm
Background on the Outdoor School Program
Progress to date
Timeline for ODS implementation
Outdoor School Webpage
How can you be involved?
JOIN WEBEX MEETING
Meeting number (access code): 928 885 251 Host key: 194505
JOIN BY PHONE
+1-415-655-0002 US Toll
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Vice Provost Awards of Excellence
The Vice Provost Awards of Excellence encourage and reward efforts to create and nurture healthy communities, healthy planet and a healthy economy through outreach and engagement efforts.
If you have taken part in – or know of – an outreach and engagement project implemented in the past five years that is deserving of special recognition, please submit nominations by February 20. To learn more about the award criteria and to upload nomination information, click here. You can self-nominate, nominate others, and/or encourage community partners to submit nominations.
THE Toolbox: Teaching Hybrid in Extension webinar recording is now available for viewing. Find out about this new set of tools to help you create a hybrid learning experience for your clients.
Extension Website Timeline Extended & Project Updates
In consultation with Extension administration, we have adjusted the timeline for Phase 1 milestones from late January to late March 2017. Project work continues at full throttle, to enable delivery of an excellent new user-focused, data-informed web presence and initial content strategy, as planned.
Not sure what this means for your site? Review the FAQs.
We’ve made good progress toward priority features for the people/locations directory. Thanks to Denise Ashley for partnering with us on the current data while we develop the new directory. As usual, please send any updates for the Find Us faculty and staff directory to Denise Ashley.
- Continue development work on priority features, including the people/locations directory.
- Continue development of initial user-friendly tags/categories.
- Design initial wireframes for page layouts. We will share examples and mockups in the coming weeks.
Please contact the project team. Your feedback will help us improve our communication plan and the project blog, especially the FAQs.