The other day, one of the Extension educators asked me how to save a PDF to Facebook. She was planning to convert the PDF to JPG files and upload those. However, there are many other ways to get a PDF to Facebook. Most importantly, the PDF must be located on the Web. Here are the methods I am going to demonstrate:
- Google Drive
- Ordinary Website
Each of the sites listed above allows you to upload and share a file to the public. Continue reading
The very last presentation of ACE-NETC 2013 conference in Indianapolis, Indiana was from our very own University of Wyoming Extension team, Bernadette van der Vliet, graphic designer; Steve Miller, senior editor; and David Keto, media producer/director. This group of talented teammates presented on Aurasma, an augmented reality program. Continue reading
Grethchen Perbix from Minnesota State University presented her research at the 2013 ACE-NETC conference. She was interested in the motivations of farmers and customers to use social media as a means of developing relationships with farmers.
Why do they use social media?
During the 2013 ACE-NETC conference, I had three opportunities to present. I had mostly positive feedback from the sessions, and a number of people stopped me afterwards to discuss them. Here are those presentations:
IT Training Roundtable – “Flip” Your Classroom
This was a panel discussion held by John Dorner from North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension, Bob Bertsch from North Dakota State University Cooperative Extension, and me. We basically explored the idea of Flipped Instruction and how it would work for Extension. Here are the notes that I brought to the session:
Jennifer Alexander and Bryan Mayjor from Oregon State University gave a presentation on using Drupal to manage their Websites. Basically, they were tasked to create Websites to support three 600+ page books on pest management they had printed. Drupal helped them achieve this task. Continue reading