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  1. The Future of Extension Program Delivery: The Case for Online Training Curtis Mahnken, Kevin Klair April 2, 2014

  2. Future of Training Delivery • Growth of technology • Acceptance of technology • Budgets shrinking • Level of service expected to be same or better • Audience: Smaller/More scattered

  3. Future of Training Delivery • Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers • National, multi-faceted, different audiences • Hybrid program delivery • In-Person workshops • Online • One on one consulting • 9,116 applicants trained

  4. The Melting Pot

  5. TAA Online Training Setup • Applicants had own portal • Selection of commodity specific and national workshops • After watching online workshops, applicants needed to pass quiz • Mostly designed specifically for TAA

  6. Initial Training http://taaforfarmers.org/Courses.aspx

  7. Online Training • Results • Number completed online • Applicant thoughts • Knowledge gain • Moving forward

  8. 2014 Women In Agriculture National Conference REsults

  9. Online Training

  10. Online Training

  11. Online Training

  12. 2014 Women In Agriculture National Conference Online effectiveness

  13. Online Effectiveness • Evaluate Knowledge Gain • Online (More) vs In-Person (Less) • Question • How to evaluate your business and plan for change • Asked before and after intensive training • Applicants rated themselves • None to Complete Knowledge(1-5 point scale)

  14. Online Effectiveness

  15. Online Effectiveness

  16. Online Effectiveness • Online training gets us to the same result • Increase in knowledge

  17. 2014 Women In Agriculture National Conference Moving forward

  18. More training?

  19. More training?

  20. More training?

  21. Online Training • Advantages • It’s a YouTube world • Always available • Convenience • Inexpensive in long run • Longer shelf life

  22. Online Training • Disadvantages • Startup costs higher • Equipment, Time • Educator learning curve • Different workshop design • Getting eyeballs

  23. How to do it yourself • Types of online training ( • Webinar (Ag In Uncertain Times) • Class recording • Khan Academy • Lynda.com (How-to) • Short clips • Workshop design-not just recording an in-person workshop • 2-5 minutes

  24. How to do it yourself • High energy • More engagement • Software • Camtasia, pre-existing programs • After training engagement • Learners like interaction with instructors

  25. Quotes • The workshops were very informative. I intend to take more courses online. • I think the workshops are very beneficial. I was really surprised to find that people were using their smartphones as a tool for their business. It shows how technology is finding its place in all facets of our lives.

  26. Concluding thoughts • Online training is successful • Nearly 60% of applicants took training online • Online interaction works well • Same result as in-person training • How to create the “interactiveness” with online workshops

  27. Concluding thoughts • There is a desire for more training • Applicants preferred to access training online as opposed to traditional methods • Overall-hybrid method of delivery achieved highly regarded results amongst participants

  28. Give us your thoughts • Let me know on twitter @CurtisMahnken • Or on Flipgrid (90 second video response) • http://z.umn.edu/WIAFlipgrid