May the Flickr Force Be With You

Michele Walfred is the author of this blog post. She is the Communications Specialist at the University of Delaware in the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and has a passion for Extension work that runs deep. Michele describes herself as a “perpetual student” and enjoys plunging in and just getting on with learning. She doesn’t fear making mistakes, but rather sees these moments as they truly are: learning experiences. Follow her on twitter @MWalfred as she often shares valuable

Converting Fact Sheets to Infographics

While putting together a social media strategy for the new Live Smart Ohio blogsite, my colleagues at the Ohio State University and I realized that we couldn’t design a sleek new blog and expect our readers to engage with Family & Consumer Sciences fact sheets. Did we really want to put PDFs on a blogsite? No. Definitely not.

So we worked with a graphic designer in OSU’s Education and Human Ecology communication’s department to (slowly) create infographics from our …

The Making of a Viral Edutainment Video Using Free Software

This guest blog post is brought to you by none other than one of the most creative Extension professionals I know, #DroneSinger: Victor Villegas from Oregon State University. You need to follow him on Twitter @OSUExtTech and subscribe to his YouTube Channel. – Paul Hill 


On December 22, 2014, the FAA, along with AUVSI, AMA and the Small UAV Coalition, launched the “Know Before You Fly” campaign to encourage drone safety, in anticipation of kids (and adults) receiving …