The Utilization of a Web-Based Educational Newsletter for Community Engagement
Contributors:Scheer, Scott D.
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Other Titles:The Utilization of a Web Based Educational Newsletter for Community Engagement
Series/Report no.:Outreach Scholarship Conference (6th : 2006 : Ohio State University)
Presenters: Bruce P. Zimmer (Assistant Professor and Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, The Ohio State University Extension) and Joyce A. Shriner (Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, County Extension Director, The Ohio State University Extension, Hocking County). Abstract: This session will show how an interdisciplinary team of Extension professionals used technology to expand “place” and engage new clientele. Utilizing web-based technology, the team reaches new clientele with e-learning opportunities. Have you ever thought about the impact your newsletter might be having or how to expand readerships using technology? Participants will learn how to entice readers to visit your web site on a regular basis. This session will provide a demonstration of the web site as well as an understanding of the scholarship of engagement and how technology can be used by disciplines to engage communities for educational growth.