ACEL to Extension

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ACEL to Extension

The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) is offering a workshop series geared specifically to Ohio State University Extension. Browse below to learn more about the Zoom-based sessions that will be offered from September 2021 through May 2022.

Please note that each session is an individual Zoom meeting and you must register in advance for each session you plan to attend.

Sessions will begin at 9:00am EST. Length will typically be 60 minutes.

All recordings can be found from the links below, or by visiting the Learning and Organizational Development YouTube Channel


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Please note: you must register for each session individually.


Upcoming Sessions: Register Now! 

Thursday, March 24, 2022 

Learner Engagement 
Caryn Filson 

Engaging and teaching learners in an online environment can be a challenge. We will discuss best practices for teaching online. These practices will help to keep your teaching fun and flexible so that your audience is learning…even when they are miles away! 

ShapeThursday, April 14, 2022 

Data Visualization 
Annie Specht 

A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old saying is especially relevant today, when images are one of the primary ways we consume information. In this session, we’ll review the basics of data visualization and discuss strategies for turning words and numbers into graphics that are easy to understand and share. 

Thursday, May 5, 2022 

Time Management 
Scott Scheer 

Managing your time effectively in OSU Extension can be challenging. We must work in all types of modes: virtual, office, hybrid, and in the field. Even though we are flexible in Extension, it can still be difficult to manage our time efficiently. There are proven time management strategies that can help us advance our productivity and keep moving forward in a positive direction. Join this webinar and find out proven tips and tricks to better manage your time and to learn from each other. 

For questions or additional information, contact a co-project manager: 

  • Jared Morrison,, Organization Development Consultant, Ohio State University Learning and Organizational Development 

  • Beth Flynn,, Leadership Consultant and Trainer, Agricultural Communication, Education & Leadership, Ohio State University Leadership Center