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Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources


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Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE)
Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13
Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDT
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Do you have a project idea that needs incubation, innovation and ways to get to implementation and impact faster? Are you looking to learn about design thinking and lean experimentation combined with Cooperative Extension's best practices for solving important community issues? Are you interested in becoming an Innovation Facilitator/Coach for future Impact Collaborative events and to support your institution's teams and teams across the nation? Are you already an Innovation Facilitator or a team member who would like a refresher on the Innovation Skill-Building process? If you answered yes, to any of these questions then join us to explore the Impact Collaborative's Innovation Skill-building experience in a whole new way: The ISBE  will meet via Zoom for four sessions covering specific ISBE building blocks to spark ideas, increase innovation, and turbocharge implementation to ultimately create local impact.

Request for Proposals - National Association of Extension Programs & Staff Development Professionals NAEPSDP  Due date - Aug. 11, 2020 by 8:59 p.m. PDT

The 2020 Conference Planning Committee is requesting presentation proposals (Click for more information) for the VIRTUAL 2020 NAEPSDP Conference. The purpose of the presentations is to share research, application, theory/philosophy or innovative educational models related to, but not limited to: evaluation and assessment; staff development; organizational development; program development and delivery; technology; and communications. In the scenario that the 2020 NAEPSDP Conference is moved to an online format due to COVID-19 and university travel restrictions, you will be asked to deliver your presentation virtually.

Evaluation Designs & Reporting - Part 1 of 2-Part Series
Wednesday, Aug. 12 (& 26), 2020
11 a.m.-Noon

Participants in these webinars will learn basic program evaluation designs and data collection methodologies. The webinars will cover steps to design and incorporate evaluation into a new or an existing program. The webinars will also focus on California statewide 4-H program evaluation efforts and the procedures to access country-specific evaluation results. With Roshan Kumar Nayak. Zoom access: https://ucanr.zoom.us/j/751701428?pwd=Q1ZrbUtoQVJwMXJVRkQydUlwNytJQT09 - 1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656  - Webinar ID: 751 701 428

Investing in Community Resilience Series - Trauma-informed Practice: Moving from Knowledge to Action - Learning Circle (eXtension)
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020
Noon – 1 p.m.
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We believe it is critical to acknowledge what is happening to our communities. From the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic that has taken many lives, to the systemic racism and inequalities that continue to deeply affect communities of color, we are seeing trauma in a multitude of ways.

Please join us on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 3-4pm ET for the first Learning Circle of the Investing in Community Resilience web series. Connect with others from around the country who are integrating ACEs and trauma science into their work in order to bring about stronger, healthier communities.

Communicating Science Using the Science of Communication (eXtension.org)
Friday, Aug. 14, 2020
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PDT
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In the digital world in which we live today, the public is presented with an overwhelming quantity of information, much of which is unscientific. STEM professionals seeking to navigate this information space need new strategies for breaking out from the pack and targeting new audiences. This webinar is brought to you by the iAMResponsible project, a nationwide team of researchers and extension experts working to develop and deliver effective outreach on antimicrobial resistance for diverse audiences, from the farm and pharma to family. In this webinar, we will apply the lessons learned from antimicrobial resistance and health communications to more science communication challenges. We'll be joined by a panel of communication experts discussing how the public forms their perceptions of science and health information, the kind of information sources they trust and seek out, and how socioeconomic and cultural differences impact audience engagement with scientific information.

Webinar for Educators: Exploring Climate Migration in the Classroom (eXtension.org)
Aug. 19, 2020
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. PDT
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Educators are invited to join Pulitzer Center education staff and journalist-grantees for a professional development webinar on migration and its relationship to climate change. By engaging with a path-breaking new reporting project in The New York Times Magazine and ProPublica, participants will be able to...

• explore new models for understanding how migration will change as the world warms,
• hear the stories of today's climate refugees from Central America,
• evaluate action steps to keep the planet habitable for human life,
• and identify interactive methods for sharing under-reported stories on migration with students.

Webinar attendees will receive a 1-hour certificate of attendance upon completion of a short survey.

ANR has a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Alliance?
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Noon - 12:30 p.m.

The ANR DEI Alliance is an affinity group of ANR employees who want to make a difference at ANR to create an inclusive and equitable organization. Join us to learn about goals, structure, and how you can join the Alliance. Zoom access: https://ucanr.zoom.us/j/751701428?pwd=Q1ZrbUtoQVJwMXJVRkQydUlwNytJQT09 - 1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656  - Webinar ID: 751 701 428

Post Award Process
Wednesday, August 26
9:30-10:30 am
Fiscal management of grants, contracts and other funding agreements is the responsibility of the principal investigator and the administering unit. Learn more about how to successfully manage your project finances, adhere to University policies, adhere to the sponsor's terms and conditions, and how to monitor your subawardees. Zoom access:  Zoom access:  https://ucanr.zoom.us/j/751701428?pwd=Q1ZrbUtoQVJwMXJVRkQydUlwNytJQT09 - 1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656  - Webinar ID: 751 701 428

Evaluation Designs & Reporting - Part 2 of 2-Part Series
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020
11 a.m. – Noon

Participants in these webinars will learn basic program-evaluation designs and data collection methodologies. The webinars will cover steps to design and incorporate evaluation into a new or an existing program. The webinars will also focus on California statewide 4-H program evaluation efforts and the procedures to access country-specific evaluation results. With Roshan Kumar Nayak.

Zoom access: https://ucanr.zoom.us/j/751701428?pwd=Q1ZrbUtoQVJwMXJVRkQydUlwNytJQT09 - 1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656  - Webinar ID: 751 701 428

Antiracism resources

Are you concerned about racism? Do you want to learn more about it and how to dismantle it? UC ANR has an Antiracism resources webpage. The list is meant to serve as an initial resources to guide you into understanding and dismantling internalized and institutional racism. Antiracism is not something that can be checked off a list; nor cured within an individual or an institution through occasional learning. Dismantling racism must be a regular and intentional process that is done throughout the course of our lives. Unlearning racism and becoming antiracist is a lifelong, ongoing process. We encourage you to continue unlearning racism after using these resources. Over time, we will add to the list to address different intersections of racial oppression.

Everyone can learn something new. 

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