Technology Services, one of the Program Support units, provides technical support, application development, training and other services to enhance the programming efforts of the faculty and staff of Cooperative Extension. Please follow the links to the left to learn more about what we do and how you make use of our services. You may also keep up to date with current events in Technology Services by choosing to read a news article below.
Cooperative Extension IT Updates
WordPress training for 2013
Spaces are now available for Cooperative Extension staff and faculty in the following self-paced online WordPress training sessions. Registration for each session is open from April 17 – November 1, 2013. Please note this course is entirely self-paced which means you may work on the materials wherever and whenever you have time between the start [...]
Online WordPress Training – Sessions for Fall 2012
Spaces are available for Cooperative Extension staff and faculty in the following self-paced online WordPress training sessions. Registration for each session is open for several weeks but please make note of the enrollment closing dates listed below. To register, please use our online training registration system using your CES login. Please contact the CES helpdesk [...]
Here’s a PDF file that was originally 7MB (7,106KB), and with some quick and dirty (screen capture, not original source material) steps, I was able to produce a PDF that is only 262KB big. That’s about 4% of the original file size. Optimized pdf
Embed Flickr Slide Show
To embed a flickr slide show, copy and past the show URL into a page or post and it will appear as below.
iPad app post
This is a post using the iPad app. I don’t see it using the pre-defined tags from my site. Adding an image is a little clunky as it wants to put HTML code in the post.
Educational Technology News
Updated: Choosing Educational Technologies and Methods
Are you wondering which technology would enhance your programming and productivity? Who should you contact for more information on supported technologies within UWEX? What are the educational reasons to use social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter? This paper addresses these questions plus the strengths and weaknesses of these tools. This is a “living document” [...]
Clicker Resources for Cooperative Extension
Clickers around Wisconsin: County/Unit Clicker Type Number available Adams TurningPoint 30 Brown TurningPoint 50 Center for Community & Economic Development iClicker 50 Dodge TurningPoint 75 Door TurningPoint 50 Dunn iClicker 100 Fond du Lac TurningPoint 75 Grant/Lafayette TurningPoint 100 Iowa TurningPoint 30 Jackson TurningPoint 90 Juneau TurningPoint 30 Kenosha TurningPoint 110 LaCrosse TurningPoint 60 Marathon [...]
SharePoint 2010 Resources
There are many self-help resources for learning how to use SharePoint 2010 in the Cooperative Extension Intranet: Getting started with SharePoint 2010 including login information (requires a CES username/password) Archives of introductory training/demos: Introduction to the CES Intranet Using SharePoint 2010 (1 hr) Introduction to the CES Intranet Workspaces (1hr) Introduction to the CES Intranet [...]
Learn about social media, online teaching and much more
There are many free professional development opportunities for colleagues who are looking to learn about educational technologies, online teaching/pedagogy, social media in education and more. For example, eXtension regularly offers short webinars about technology tools (some of which we use here in Wisconsin, some not.) Recently, eXtension hosted a virtual conference online and have made [...]
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