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 …

Making Time for Innovation in 2015

I would like to introduce Gwyn Shelle, Instructional Technologist for Michigan State University Extension, and thank her for guest blogging this month, she shares her experience into the value of relationship building on her MY Horse University project. I highly recommend you connect with and follow Gwyn on Twitter (@gwynsterr). – Paul Hill


Recently MSU Global (a strategy unit at Michigan State University) invited Dr. Christine Skelly, Dr. Karen Waite, and I to participate in an …