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Journal of Extension

February 2015 Volume 53, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Going the Distance Part 3: Teaching an Extension Course Using a Combination of Distance-Delivery Methods

    Heidi B. Rader & Glenna Gannon

    Extension could rely more on distance education to expand its outreach with deflating budgets. In Alaska, where people are few and far between and even inaccessible by road, opportunities for... More

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  2. Collaborating with Your Clients Using Social Media & Mobile Communications

    Eli Typhina, Robert E. Bardon & Laurie W. Gharis

    Many Extension educators are still learning how to effectively integrate social media into their programs. By using the right social media platforms and mobile applications to create engaged,... More

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  3. Enhancing Food Safety: Reaching a Large and Diverse Population through Online Certification

    Chris Reinhardt & Dan Thomson

    Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a program designed to educate U.S. beef producers on best management practices to ensure production of a safe, wholesome beef product and humane animal care. The... More

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  4. In the Field: Increasing Undergraduate Students' Awareness of Extension through a Blended Project-Based Multimedia Production Course

    Jamie Loizzo & Patrick Lillard

    Undergraduate students at land-grant institutions across the country are often unaware of the depth and breadth of Extension services and careers. Agricultural communication students collaborated... More

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  5. Online Leader Training Course: Nebraska Equine Extension Leader Certification

    Lena Cottle & Nicole D'Angelo

    The Nebraska Equine Advancement Level Leader Certification Program is an online learning tool that clarifies principles of the Nebraska 4-H Equine Advancement Programs. Through an online Moodle... More

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  6. Extension Education Drives Economic Stimulus through Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

    J Shannon Neibergs, Curtis Mahnken, Danna L. Moore, Nathan P. Kemper, John Glenn Nelson, Ron Rainey & Patricia Hipple

    Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers (TAAF) is a national multifaceted USDA program that provided technical and financial assistance to farmers and fishermen adversely affected by import... More

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