Essential Lessons for Twitter Users

So you’ve signed up for Twitter…Congrats! Right about now you might be wondering “How do I get started?” I’ve been using Twitter for about 3 years now (and still learning), but if I was getting started today I would go to Twitter’s Help Center, they have a very useful page titled Getting Started with Twitter that I have found very useful when teaching people about Twitter who are entirely new to the social network.

If you get confused with …

Ed Tech in Action: 3 Examples

The Ohio State University Extension has designated three Ed Tech Specialist positions as part of a pilot project that began in the Fall of 2013. Over the past year, the Ed Techs have worked with program staff and IT professionals to fill the gap between technology and the people who integrate it into their programming efforts. Below are just 3 examples of projects and other collaborative efforts that have been born out of OSU’s Ed Tech project:

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5 Social Media Tips for Professional Development Conferences

  1. Be Positive-you’re attending this conference, you’ve paid money to get there. You ought to be diving in for the best of the best to bring home with you. Leave the constructive criticism to the post-conference survey. Only post and tweet about the new ideas, great resources and other positive aspects…besides, you never know who you’ll get to network with later on.
  2. Hashtag Please-the best way to interact with others at your conference via social media is to use the designated

5 Reasons to Teach Your Next Extension Class by Webinar

1. Be Green

When you offer a Webinar, you don’t have to drive or fly to a particular location and neither do your students. This results in “Green” savings. This helpful article provides a formula for quantifying these savings–specifically with regards to the saved fuel and CO2 released into the atmosphere.

2. Save $$$

You could call this “green back” savings. Cost savings are realized from not driving or flying for both the teacher and participants. Additionally, you save on …