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ASK ME

 "ASK ME"

What is the "ASK ME" framework?

Simply, an easy to remember practical framework for ... Planning, Implementation, Communicating and Evaluating your program

A "Audience & Needs"

Who are they? What do they need & want?

Identify, prioritize & plan

S "Solution(s)"

What is practical & relevant to meet the need(s)?

Develop appropriate solutions & Policies

K "Key Message"

What do people need to know to successfully make the change?

Synthesize your message

M "Message" (Development & Delivery)

How can the message best be packaged and communicated?

Develop and communicate your message

E "Evaluation"

How can each step be improved?

Learn how to improve and assess impact

 

Audience and Need

Who are they? What do they need & want? - Identify, prioritize & plan

In this section

Getting Started
Needs Assessment elements
Working with groups

Audience and needs

Getting Started

10 tips to starting  your program Fact Sheet

Needs Assessment elements

Planning & implementing

Steps in a needs assessment Fact Sheet (Bell & Rickman)

Setting priorities Fact Sheet

Field diagnostics (Annual crops) Fact sheet

Needs Assessment training PPT (Webb-Martinez, Vikram Koundina and Chris Greer)

Secondary data Fact Sheet; Activity Sheet

Themes, Goals, Objectives

How they fit Fact sheet

Tools to help set Goals

Logic Model. What is it? How make one and why? Fact Sheet

Mindmapping (web link mindmapping.com)

LogFrame (web)

Plan a farm visit

(Key questions and what do – who to contact) (Coming)

Assessment resources

Program Planning & Evaluation (web)

Working with others

Learn about

  • Building trust,
  • Facilitation,
  • Engaging groups, etc.

 

Solutions

What is practical & relevant to meet the need(s)? - Develop appropriate solutions & Policies

Solution

Existing recommendations

Knowledge Bank: A portal to UC ANR's applied information.

Experimental methodology

YFC: Research and Evaluation Resources (Web)

Evaluating Technology for acceptability

Technology assessment sheet

Some basic Stats

Randomized Complete Block Design Review Sheet
Rt-test review Sheet
Static Static Carpentries Workshops(fee-based, held at some UC locations)

Consultation

UC Davis Statistic Services (fee-based; first hour free, additional time @ $120/hr)

Office Hours with Andy Lyons (IGIS) Sign up for office hours here

R Statistics - Course examples from the UC Learning Center (UC Davis @ lms.ucdavis.edu)

Getting Started with Microsoft R

Fundamental Methods for Data Science in R

Data Wrangling in R

Data Visualization and Predictive Analytics

R Statistics- Course examples from LinkedIn Learning (Access your free account by contacting help@ucanr.edu)

Comparing means with a one-factor analysis of variance (ANOVA) (from the course R statistics essential training)

Comparing means with a two-factor ANOVA

R Statistics Essential Training

Thinking and Learning Styles

Quick tip

Towards Policy Work

Policy primer Fact Sheet

Policy manual

 

Key message

What do people need to know to successfully make the change? Synthesize your message

 

Message (development and delivery)

How can the message best be packaged and communicated?

Develop and communicate your message

In this section

 

Developing your message

 
Planning your communication strategy
Material review options
Writing for your audience
Fact sheets & newsletters
Impact statements
Information Technology
Apps
Online courses
Photography
Podcasting
Videos
Social Media
Virtual events
Webinars
Using Zoom
Create and implement an engaging webinar
Web development
Working remotely - Check under working at UC ANR
Communications Toolkit @ ANR
 

Planning your communication strategy

Communication 4 tips (Video 1 min 24 sec)

Short communication quiz

8 Elements in a Communications Plan - (Rose Hayden-Smith)

Options to create a communication plan

One page exercise sheet for a simple communications strategy (Exercise sheet)

Template for a communication plan to expand your virtual reach (Fact sheet)

 

Material review options

Review Guidelines to Keep You Out of Trouble (CAB - Fact Sheet) How and what materials should be reviewed

writing for your audience

Writing for your audience

Creating a plan

Writing persuasively Fact Sheet

Writing in Plain English (LinkedIn Learning)

Connect with your audience (5 tips) Fact Sheet or Link

Communicating Science, Creating Trust Video (40:24 min - Kat Kerlin)

How to Promote Your Program Using the ANR Brand Video (51:07)

UC ANR Translation services (NOS)

Fact sheets & newsletters

Draft your message Fact sheet

Make your message and your delivery compelling "AID" & "TIGRS" Info sheet

Fact sheet Template (a template with suggestions)

Evaluate your fact sheets Fact sheet

Newsletters

5 tips for better newsletters (Steve Elliott)

impact statements

Impact statements

UC ANR Training Impact Statement Template pdf (PPE)

PR Outcomes and Impacts examples PowerPoint (PPE)

Public Value Statements Fact Sheet 

Putting Public Value Statements to Work for Me Video (41:35)

Condition Changes Fact Sheet

Putting Condition Changes to Work for Me Video (32:09)

IT

Information Technology

IT in Extension (AgExtOnline.com)

Virtual 4-H Technology Tools and Tips

Apps

Apps

Should I create an App? Fact sheet

Using SiteBuilder 3.0 (Video 1, Video 2)

Google Analytics with SiteBuilder (Video)

On-line courses

online

Adult Learning Strategies Video (37:36)

Training Modality Options (PDF)

UC Protected Data Policy (UC ANR)

Developing Online Learning

Checklist (UC IPM)

Beginner considerations - Fact Sheet (UC ANR)

Tips on development:

Tips from UC IPM

Tips from UC CalFresh

Tips for a simple online course structure

Top 10 rules web (Magna)

On-line platform to deliver courses: currently our best option seems to be eXtension.org

Effective Strategies for Creating Engaging eLearning (PDF)

Uploading your course to eXtension (pdf)

Book resources: The Systematic Design of Instruction (Seventh Edition) Amazon (Rec P Kosina) ; Essentials of Online Course Design- A Standards-Based Guide (Second Edition) (Rec Lauren Snowden)

Videos
Photography

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Podcasting

podcast
Podcasting as a tool - an introduction (Blog post - Milliron & Gordon)

Podcast tips (Fact sheet - Milliron & Gordon)

Podcasts as an Extension method (Video - 54 min)

 

 

 

Webinars (Zoom & more)

webinar

Using Zoom
Create and implement an engaging webinar

Facebook

Facebook Live Streaming

 

 Social media

social media

UC ANR policy

Branded account policy

Personal account tips

Directory of (known) ANR social media accounts

Registration form for new accounts.

Communicating Your Story with Social Media PPT, Tip 1 Tip Sheet

Communicating Your Story Tip Sheet 

Communicating Your Story Tip Sheet, Bibliography

Elevate Your Program with Content Strategy PPT

  • My experience with Social media (Powerpoint Haydn Smith)

Blogging Basics


Instagram

LinkedIn Video (56:12)

Twitter Video (59:30)

Communicating Your Story:

Facebook Essentials Video (51:51)

Communicating your Story (Haydn Smith)

Virtual events

Virtual consultation tips (Fact sheet)

Tips for Virtual events (web)

Web Development

Web technology (Website)

SiteBuilder Design Best Practices (Website)

SiteBuilder Training and Support (Website)

How to Evaluate A Website (Fact Sheet)

 

 

 

Delivering your message

Learn how to improve and assess impact

 
Planning your communication strategy
Field Days
Information Technology
Apps
Online courses
Photography
Podcasting
Videos
Social Media
Virtual events
Webinars
Using Zoom
Create and implement an engaging webinar
Web development
Working remotely - Check under working at UC ANR
Running Meetings
Presentation skills
Working with others

 

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Field days

Planning (Web - WSARE)
Check list (doc - UC ANR)
 
 
 

Running Meetings

Better meetings

presentation skills

Presentation skills

Remember - Who’s the audience and what type of language should I use? Give background, introduce the problem, then jump into what and why. Avoid jargon what’s the simple take home and why is it important. Use simple language that a non-expert would understand.

 

Storytelling: Making your presentation Ted Worthy

Storytelling Part 1. Video (Adam Napolitan)

Storytelling Part 2. Video (Adam Napolitan) (37 mins)

TED Worthy Slides Fact Sheet (Adam Napolitan)

Speaking with Confidence (LinkedIn Learning)

Presentations Skills Fact sheet

Overcoming your Fear of Public Speaking (LinkedIn Learning)

Communicating Science Fact Sheet ; UC ANR WebANR (40:25) (Kat Kerlin, UC Davis)

Media. Talking to the media Checklist Fact Sheet

group field

Working with others

Learn about

  • Building trust,
  • Facilitation,
  • Engaging groups, etc.

 

Evaluation

How can each step be improved?

 

 

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Plus

Around the office

Funding basics - different funding types and sources

How to write proposals (how to identify and engage the right partners)

“+” - plus

Understand Extension - Change management, Customer service; The technology adoption process (Behavior change)

Plan and implement programs - Planning; Priority setting; Proposal writing; Resource management and allocation, Reporting (activity and personal performance reviews), Budget management, Funding basics, Proposal writing.

Personal skills - People management, Time management; Professionalism; Flexibility; Self-directed; Problem solving; Continuous learning; Handling emails

 

 

Reference: Ag Extension Online - an external site with a number of practical extension fact sheets.