The “virtual” Extension Annual Conference takes place next week. Your colleagues at Extension Communications (EC), Professional and Continuing Education (PACE), and Extension Computing Technology Unit (ECTU) have some great sessions planned along with Virtual “Tabling” events where you can get your questions answered and learn about the services that EC, PACE, and ECTU have to offer. See the conference schedule for complete listing of keynote talks, sessions, and other events taking place over the week.

 

Sessions events presented by members of  EC, PACE, and ECTU are listed below.

We hope to see you next week.

 

Day 1

Monday, Dec. 7th

10:15:-10:45am

Virtual Program Delivery with Live Streamed Video

Victor Villegas, Alan Dennis

Deliver programming to your growing audiences remotely with live video streaming. Come see how easy it is to start streaming, including an overview of the equipment and platforms you can use to broadcast your live event, what types of events are best suited for streaming, how to engage with your audience during your session, and other best practices.

 

11:00:-11:30am

Going The Distance – Considerations for Pivoting to Online Learning

Katie Klump

Migrating your course to an online or distance model is a lot of work. Learn more about steps you can take to ensure the transition is a successful one.

 

11:30-2:00pm

Virtual “Tabling”—Tech Help Desk

Wayne Jardine, Lucas Turpin, and Victor Villegas

Pop in to our Tech Help Desk Zoom Room, which will be manned by Wayne Jardine, Lucas

Turpin, and Victor Villegas, to ask all of your tech questions!

Virtual “Tabling”—Extension Communications

Extension Communications

Pop in to our Web Content and Marketing “Table” Zoom Room, which will be manned by Extension Communications, to ask all of your related questions!

 

Day 2

Tuesday, Dec. 8th

8:30-9:30am

From How to Wow: Audience Engagement in a Virtual World

Alice Phillips, Siew Sun Wong, Jennifer Oppenlander, Alan Dennis, Stephen Ward, Victor Villegas

Is Zoom fatigue preventing you from making the most of your virtual meetings? Join us to learn how to increase the productivity and effectiveness of your next online meeting. We will work through eXtension’s Innovation Skill Building Experience Workbook, which will provide you with tangible steps and materials that spark ideas and increase innovation. We will also participate in virtual brain breaks which you can take back with you and use in your own meetings.

 

Day 3

Wednesday, Dec. 9th

2:00-3:00pm

The Future is Now: Come Witness your Ability to Perform Digital Communication using CRM Practices

Lucas Turpin, Mark Kindred

Preparations have been underway to institute efficiency-building CRM practices all across Extension. Join us to hear about where we are and what the future of digital communications looks like when powered by a CRM software platform.

 

Day 4

Thursday, Dec. 10th

8:30-9:30am

Content Writing for the Extension Website: A deep dive into best practices and techniques

Michele Scheib, Janet Donnelly, Weston Miller, Tamara Hill-Tanquist, Amerie Lommen, Bryan Mayjor, Ariel Ginsburg, Jim Sloan

Learn best practices for planning, writing and presenting content on the OSU Extension website. Get tips and see great examples of web articles and county, program, and topic pages. Explore why these examples are working well and discover ways you can improve your content. This session is for anyone who wants to produce web content that engages and informs your audience.

Digital Measures for Office Managers – Access the Data at your Fingertips!

Linda Brewer, Lucas Turpin

This is a chance for Administrative Office Managers to learn how Digital Measures can ease your work load by providing data for decision making. Ask your questions and tell us what is not working for you. We welcome your suggestions for reports. Log on and follow along as we demonstrate how to run basic reports.

 

9:45-10:45

DIY Video Recording and Production

Alan Dennis, Victor Villegas

With people increasingly turning to video content, now is a great time to develop your video production skills. Learn how to record your own videos while working with Extension Communications for editing and publication.

This session will cover: Recording equipment to produce quality content; Production planning (scripting, planning your shots, thinking visually, location scouting, etc.); Recording in different environments (indoor, outdoor, low light, inclement weather, etc.).

 

10:45-1:00pm

Virtual “Tabling”—Tech Help Desk

Wayne Jardine, Lucas Turpin, and Victor Villegas

Pop in to our Tech Help Desk Zoom Room, which will be manned by Wayne Jardine, Lucas

Turpin, and Victor Villegas, to ask all of your tech questions!

Virtual “Tabling”—Extension Communications

Extension Communications

Pop in to our Web Content and Marketing “Table” Zoom Room, which will be manned by Extension Communications, to ask all of your related questions!

 

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