Join your peers for these powerful 1-hour sessions

Two new professional learning opportunities will enhance your Extension program design. Click here to register for Nov. 30 at 11 am or Dec. 15 at 2 pm for Using the Outcome-Based Design Template and Dec. 2 at 3 pm or Dec. 16 at 10 am for Using the Teaching and Learning Template.

Using the Outcome-Based Design Template will enable you to:

  • More quickly develop effective course designs
  • Align learning outcomes with assessment, activities, and knowledge
  • Consider situational factors that influence your design
  • Create a clear linkage to your evaluation plan and metrics

Using the Teaching and Learning Template will enable you to:

  • More effectively manage limited class time
  • Focus contact time on activities that support deeper learning
  • Clarify the purpose for each block of time
  • Define instructor and learner roles for each activity

Want to learn more and share ideas about how to transition your Extension programs online? Then join Cub Kahn, hybrid course design expert at our Center for Teaching and Learning, and your colleagues on Thursday April 9th at noon for the Extension Teaching Network monthly meet up. For more information or questions please contact Mary Halbleib.

You’re invited to the Extension Teaching Network monthly meet up! Join Cassie Bouska, Gordon Jones, and Mary Halbleib on Zoom March 12th at noon to discuss what you need to make your extension programs more effective and engaging. At the February session we had nine attendees that shared resources, contacts and ideas for: improving Master Gardener training design, ideas for engaging more horse owners in pasture management education, and approaches for teaching pesticide mode of action with farmers and others.

We will meet on the second Thursday of every month at noon. Any questions? Please contact Mary

You’re invited to the launch of the Extension Teaching Network! Join Cassie Bouska, Gordon Jones, and Mary Halbleib on Zoom January 9th at noon to discuss what you need to make your Extension programs more effective and engaging. We are excited share our ideas, discuss your lesson plans, and delve into the challenges and opportunities for impactful programs.