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Introduction: Achieving technology adoption and achieving Extension impact: A working group success story

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Marble, S. Christopher (main author), West, Todd P. (author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2017-12
URL:
https://journals.ashs.org/horttech/view/journals/horttech/27/6/article-p757.xml
Published:
United States: American Society for Horticultural Science
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
audience, books, education research, extension, extension agents, extension methods, extension services, face-to-face communication, group leadership methods, group teaching, Internet, participation, research, technological advancement, electronic media, workshops, e-books, multistate collaboration
Notes:
2 pages., Via online journal., Multistate collaborations enable extension professionals to reach their audience across a region with similar production challenges. The objective of this article is to introduce the three proceeding manuscripts delivered at the American Society of Horticultural Sciences annual conference in Atlanta, GA, as part of a workshop entitled “Advancing Technology Adoption and Achieving Extension Impact: A Working Group Success Story.” Topics discussed in the following manuscripts include the development of a multistate working group and the advantages associated with participation, development and impact of book or electronic book publications, and survey results from more traditional hands-on workshops. The goal of this workshop was to provide guidance to others who wish to establish multistate, multidisciplinary collaborative teams as well as use new education formats.