Solving for Pattern: Reimagining our Land Grant System as Networked Knowledge Commons, Part 1

The Community Club, from "Farm knowledge... the farmer's own cyclopedia", available at http://chla.library.cornell.edu/c/chla/browse/title/3074995.html

Part 1: Knowledge through Conversation It’s always a pleasure reconnecting with and learning from colleagues at eXtension conferences. Last March’s in San Antonio was no different, which included convivial meals along the River Walk and several stimulating workshops. One workshop led by my Network Literacy CoP cohorts included this video …

i-Three Issue Corps – Employee buy-in leads to healthier vending machines

infused water

My iThree Corps project is Rethink Your Drink, an evidence-based program designed to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake. The program includes both an educational component and environmental change strategies, since research shows that addressing multiple levels of influence increases program effectiveness. (Check out the Social Ecological Model!) So instead of …

New Fellowship Opportunity Supporting Extension’s Participation and Impact in the “Network Revolution”

GODAN Theory of Change

The vision I have for the Web is about anything being potentially connected with anything…that provides us with new freedom…unfettered by the hierarchical classification systems into which we’ve bound ourselves…. bringing the workings of society closer to the workings of our minds. Tim Berners-Lee, in Weaving the Web: The Original …

i-Three Issue Corps – How do we get things done in Extension? We “Borrow, Adapt, Adopt”

Climate

All extension agents are familiar with the method of finding the best practices, adapting and adopting them to work in our communities. This is an efficient way to provide proven projects and methods with limited resources. While the idea of ‘Borrow, Adapt, Adopt’ may not be anything new, using it …