FORCE11 Conference Extras

I’m following up Paul Hill’s recap of the FORCE11 Conference Keynote highlights with all of the “extra” goodness that came out of the conference concurrent and ignite sessions. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read through the previous post, stop what you’re doing and go there now.

Alright, now that you’re excited, you are fully prepped for our final FORCE11 insights.

Cool location for #force2016!

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FORCE11 Conference Keynotes

This week I attended the FORCE11 Conference in Portland, Oregon. I know what you are thinking…and no, this was not a conference where I learned about midi-chlorians and “The Force” from the Star Wars universe.

FORCE is an acronym for “The Future Of Research Communications and E-Scholarship.” FORCE11 is a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders that has arisen organically to help facilitate the change toward improved knowledge creation and sharing. It …

The Scholarship Continuum and Tools to Make the Most of it

Well, I asked and you answered. A couple weeks ago I put out a call to all #EdTechLN members to send to me a list of tools they use for different parts of the creative process.  The reason for compiling the list is to help us all become more aware of the tools at our disposal. These tools can help us report the impact of our programs.

Impact has become the buzzword in Extension. Documentation of impact is important because …

Podcasts in Extension

After our recent #EdTechLN tweet-up on Podcasting, I decided to search out all of the Extension podcasts I could find. Here they are (in no particular order):

Working Differently in Extension with Bob Bertsch (2011-Present)
This podcast, hosted by Bob Bertsch, NDSU Agriculture Communications, is a discussion of how cooperative extension professionals can work differently to be more effective in the new communications environment.

Farm & Family Radio with Amy Taylor (2015-Present)
Farm and Family features interviews with Extension