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Quicken for Farm and Ranch Financial Records www.agecon.okstate.edu/quicken. Damona Doye, Extension Economist Oklahoma State University. Brief program history. “Hands on” computer workshops with step-by-step manual Regional workshop and sharing of program ideas

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Quicken for farm and ranch financial records www agecon okstate edu quicken

Quicken for Farm and Ranch Financial Recordswww.agecon.okstate.edu/quicken

Damona Doye, Extension Economist

Oklahoma State University


Brief program history

Brief program history

  • “Hands on” computer workshops with step-by-step manual

  • Regional workshop and sharing of program ideas

  • Quarterly Quick Tips newsletter

  • Satellite videoconference and list serv

  • Website established

  • Ongoing evaluation of workshops

  • Links with financial planning software


Evidence of impact

Evidence of impact

  • Increased interest in record keeping

  • Improved ability to manage business

  • Use “classes” feature to sort records by enterprise

  • Increased confidence in using computer

  • Find computers less intimidating

  • Save time


Motivation for development of courselet

Motivation for development of “courselet”

  • 24/7 access for audiences

  • Access to fuller complement of resources

  • Appeal to different learning styles

  • Compartmentalize topics

  • Curiosity

  • Cost effectiveness


Courselet development

Courselet development

  • Content

    • Rethink segments

  • Human capital

    • Off-campus course

    • Faculty Support Center

    • Secretary

    • Webmaster

  • Technology

    • Camtasia

    • Real Presenter

  • Time


Website and cd rom contents

Website and CD-ROM contents

  • Why Quicken?

  • Using Quicken

  • Resources

  • FAQs

  • Site feedback

  • Download the manual


Using quicken

Using Quicken

  • Introduction to Quicken video and slides

  • Step-by-step instructions with Camtasia and audio

    • Setting up the file and accounts

    • Importing, adding, editing categories

    • Setting up classes

    • Recording transactions

    • Reports

    • Backing up your file


Resources

Resources

  • Download the manual

  • Quick Tips newsletters

  • Workshops

  • Financial records for youth entrepreneurs

  • Links

  • Take the quiz

  • Make the pledge

  • Quicken terms

  • Materials for educators


Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Should I use Quicken or QuickBooks?

  • How do I separate farm and family expenses?

  • How many years of data should I keep in my file?

  • Should I buy the latest version of Quicken?

  • And more….


Cd website promotion

CD/website promotion

  • Extension Educators – ag

  • Mentioned in Quicken newsletter

  • E-mail to

    • Vo-tech instructors

    • Noble economists

    • Langston University

    • SEFMC committee


Feedback to date

Feedback to date

  • Very helpful

    • Good style and delivery

    • Good organization

    • Level of content appropriate

    • Very informative

  • Yes and no to printed manuals for workshops

  • Should develop similar materials for other software


How do we know if electronic delivery is successful

How do we know if electronic delivery is successful?

  • CD/website evaluation form

  • Counters


Seven principles for good practice in teaching and learning

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Teaching and Learning

  • Encourage student-faculty contact

  • Encourage cooperation among students

  • Encourage active learning

  • Give prompt feedback

  • Emphasize time on task

  • Communicate high expectations

  • Respect diverse talents and ways of learning

    Chickering and Gamson


Future directions

Future directions?

  • Improve quality of video and audio

  • Expand content of site

    • Quicken topics

    • Financial management

    • Farm management

  • QuickBooks

  • Other software


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