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AAPSE Professional Development - Engaging your audience: onsite and online

  • Tuesday, August 04, 2020
  • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Virtual webinar

Register for August 4th Professional Development webinar:

American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators

Annual Conference (online) - August 4, 2020

“Engaging your audience: onsite and online”

(All times are Eastern Standard)


10:30 – 11:00 – Connection Before Content: Log in early as we demonstrate tools-you-can-use and opening strategies to increase online engagement.

11:00 – 11:15 – President’s Welcome & Review of Board meeting

11:15 – 12:15 – Plenary Session: “Engaging your audience: onsite and online”

12:15 – 1:00 – Lunch
12:15 – 12:45 OPTIONAL Lunch Hangout: No speakers. No agenda!
Do you have a question that your pest ed colleagues might help you with? Are you looking for a collaborator for research or journal article? Want to talk tech? Tune it and make a new connection.

1:00 – 1:15 – Examples of opening experiments you can use when teaching online

1:15 – 1:45 – Plenary Session (cont.): “Stump the Chumps”
Just like Click and Clack (from NPR’s Car Talk), you can ask any question about teaching pesticide education and see if we have an answer.

1:45 – 2:30 – Challenge Question: “How do you program a 6-hour Pest Ed training… online?”
We’ll move into breakout rooms for this session.

2:30 – 2:45 – Wrap-up and Review: Reflection on today’s sessions.

2:45 – Next steps: Implementation Challenge.

3:00 – Adjourn

About your Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Fred Whitford, Clinical Engagement Professor, Director of Purdue Pesticide Programs, Purdue University. Dr. Whitford has a bachelor’s degree in wildlife management and M.S. and Ph.D. in entomology. He has served as the Coordinator of the Purdue Pesticide Program since 1991. He has authored multiple books, more than 300 publications and is a popular speaker with more than 5,000 presentations given throughout Indiana and the United States. He has received numerous awards from organizations and universities.

Dr. Brian Raison, Associate Professor, has served Ohio State University Extension for nearly 25 years. His focus is in leadership, with applications in local food systems, strategic planning, and capacity building. In the last 5 years, he has focused on determining how best to engage audiences in online learning platforms. He holds a BS in business, an MA in sociology, and a PhD in agricultural extension education. He also volunteers with community and faith-based service NGOs, and enjoys gardening.

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