Events Archive

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 12:00pm

Extension and Outreach Award nominations are due February 10th by 12:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Emotional intelligence is a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 8:15am to 12:15pm

Emotional intelligence is a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 8:15am to 12:15pm

Emotional intelligence is a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Work of Leaders is a workshop to help you discover your DiSC leadership style and learn a simple three-step process to help you approach the fundamental work of leaders: Vision, Alignment, and Execution.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00am to Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 5:00pm

"Creating Accessible Digital Documents" walks participants through new processes when working in Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook. This free, hands-on workshop is being offered in various locations around the state. You can register online. The goal is to have everyone participate, county and state. Watch this four minute video by our diversity advisor, Ross Wilburn to learn more about our organization’s commitment to accessibility and eAccessibility.

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:00am to Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Apply for Excellence in Extension grants! Individual grant information and application instructions are online. The deadline for all grant submissions is February 4 at noon. Please send all grant and application inquires to Alison DePenning.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:45pm

A day of learning, listening and courageous conversations brought to you by the Iowa Department of Human Services and sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Professional Development

RPI is a 1-day learning exchange that will bring together Extension and Outreach staff and faculty to have conversations about the intersections of race, equity and child welfare. This is another learning opportunity to build on our Navigating Difference Cultural Competency Series, Coming Together for Racial Understanding workshop, and the Understanding Racial Bias: Rewiring Our Perceptions and Intentions Learning Exchange.

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 3:00pm

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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 8:00am to Monday, December 9, 2019 - 5:00pm

Professional Development offers a series of classes/modules (independent yet related), that help with the process of creating classes, programs, and workshops. The 3 online modules can be taken independently or sequentially. Join a cohort of learners as you learn about: Writing Clear Learning Objectives; Effective Instructional Design Methods; and Integrating Instructional Activities. The modules are offered in a flipped format, meaning participants learn materials online at their pace (asynchronous) and then come together via video conference (synchronous) to discuss the material. Each module takes about 1-3 hours to complete the asynchronous portion and 1.5 hours for the synchronous portion. Classes are limited to 15 people. See below module course information sheets and launch dates as well as what participants had to say about the series.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00pm

The Navigating Difference series is designed to help ISU Extension and Outreach professionals expand their skills in working with diverse audiences. The curriculum consists of five modules developed by Washington State University Extension staff specifically for extension professionals

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Statewide kick-off to build awareness, connections between military community and ISU Extension and Outreach. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

The course will focus on some of the more advanced techniques, attempt to solve common problems and allow content editors the chance to have face-to-face hands on learning.

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:00pm

Our goal is to Make Marketing Manageable. You do not need to have marketing in your title to be responsible for advancing the presence of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This workshop will help identify audiences and create a plan to reach those audiences. Learn no-cost marketing tactics that can be implemented right away. Discover more ways the Advancement Team can help you. 

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:00am to Monday, June 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

Register for Adult Learning Module Series


Professional Development offers a series of classes/modules (independent yet related), that help with the process of creating classes, programs, and workshops. The 3 online modules can be taken independently or sequentially. Join a cohort of learners as you learn about: Writing Clear Learning Objectives; Effective Instructional Design Methods; and Integrating Instructional Activities. The modules are offered in a flipped format, meaning participants learn materials online at their pace (asynchronous) and then come together via video conference (synchronous) to discuss the material.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Those who need to be aware of issues related to copyright, fair use, and intellectual property while employed or associated with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will benefit from this online learning opportunity.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Those who need to be aware of issues related to copyright, fair use, and intellectual property while employed or associated with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will benefit from this online opportunity. 

 

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 8:00am to Monday, May 21, 2018 - 5:00pm

Those who need to be aware of issues related to copyright, fair use, and intellectual property while employed or associated with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will benefit from this course.This online opportunity will provide participants with:

  • The basic concepts and principles of copyright, including fair use
  • Information on copyright risks and best practices
  • A general overview of intellectual property
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:00am to Monday, April 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

Professional Development offers a series of classes/modules (independent yet related), that help with the process of creating classes, programs, and workshops. The 3 online modules can be taken independently or sequentially. Join a cohort of learners as you learn about: Writing Clear Learning Objectives; Effective Instructional Design Methods; and Integrating Instructional Activities.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 1:00pm

A committee formed to share updates and provide the dates of upcoming in-services or other conference related dates that need to be considered as we continue to plan professional development events.  

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Zayira Jordan, ISU web accessibility coordinator, will be hosting a Digital Accessibility webinar series. All webinars begin at 10am, unless otherwise noted. This series is presented in conjunction with Extension IT and may be accessed at: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/professionaldevelopment

Mark your calendars with the dates below and stay posted as series details will be updated here as they become available.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:00am

Dec. 14 - Digital Accessibility: Accessible Documents

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am

November 30 - Digital Accessibility: Video Captioning

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Topic: TedEd lessons

Description: Do you ever utilize an online video with your participants/students and wish you could stop and ask questions along the way? This session will explore different ways you can interject quizzes and polls (a great way to check for understanding).

Presenter: Lori Hayungs  - Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life

Click here to begin the webinar

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Do you ever use an online video with your participants/students and wish you could stop and ask questions along the way? This session will explore different ways you can interject quizzes and polls (a great way to check for understanding). Lori Hayungs is the presenter. Access the webinar here.

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