Virtual Coffee Shop Webinars
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We are offering a new innovative way for you to keep up with important and timely topics in Extension educational program areas by presenting the “TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop” monthly public outreach educational webinars.
These webinars are offered the second Wednesday of every month and consist of three, fifty minute webinars covering the critical and useful topics in each of the TSU Extension educational program areas. Archived webinars are available in the TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop.
The first TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop webinar begins at 9:00 a.m. (CT) and ends at 9:50 a.m.and coves various topics in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). The second webinar begins at 10:00 a.m. (CT) and concludes at 10:50 a.m., and covers important topics in the area of Family, Community and Nutrition Education. The third webinar will starts at 1:00 p.m. (CT) and ends at 1:50 p.m. It covers topics and issues dealing with 4-H and Youth Development.
The topics for the TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop, scheduled for Wednesday, February 12, 2014 are:
9:00 am CT
Backyard Poulty Basics
Lots of homeowners across America have grown their own fruits and vegetables in backyard gardens for years. Now, more and more cities and municipalities allow homeowners to raise chickens in their backyards as well. This webinar will focus on the basics of backyard poultry including coop layout, nutrition plans, sanitation concerns and disease prevention.
Webinar Presenter — Samuel Nahashon, Ph.D.
Dr. Samuel Nahashon is a Research Associate Professor in Tennessee State University’s College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences. He specializes in Poultry Science and has presented his research findings to a wide range of audiences.
1:00 pm CT
Dealing with Diabetes
A diabetes diagnosis forever alters the life of an individual. Gone are the days of casual food consumption. Now, there are blood sugar levels to check and food intake charts to manage. This webinar will provide you the information to understand this disease and the tools to effectively manage it.
Webinar Presenter — Deborah Goddard, M.S., D.T.R.
Debbie Goddard has an MS degree in Nutrition and is a Registered Dietetic Technician. She is the Coordinator of Nutrition Education Programs for TSU’s Cooperative Extension, working with the SNAP-Ed and EFNEP nutrition outreach programs.
2:30 pm CT
Through the Viewfinder: A Shooters Guide to Better Photographs and Video
Have you ever wanted to shoot better pictures or videos? Have you ever wondered why your pictures don’t look as good as your friends’ pictures? Join this webinar to learn quick tips that will help you win Pulitzers for photography and Oscars for cinematography. Okay, maybe that is a stretch. But your pictures and videos will look better.
Webinar Presenter — Page Lynch
Page is a Cinematographer, Writer, Photographer and an occasional Director. He has a passion for the visually stunning image. Page is currently teaching a six-month series to the Rutherford County 4-H Digital Media group. You can follow along with those classes through his blog posts at www.TNCaptured.com.
To take part in the webinars, please go to TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop. Note that all first-time users must run the Set-up Wizard and Log-in as a participant. Set the Room ID as guest and enter your name as first_last.
For more information contact Dr. Solomon Haile at 615-963-5445 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous presentations can be accessed at TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop room archive section. While you are in the TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop room, go to the “lobby”, located at lower right corner.
Click the “archives” to view a list of links for previously archived presentation.
The webinars listed below will be included in the archive section soon.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
“Natural Playgrounds: Fun, Food and Learning”, presented by Dr. George Smith, October 12, 2011 (31.5M PDF)
Family, Community and Nutrition Education
“AIDS in the Elderly Population”, presented by Dr. Barbara Canada, October 12, 2011
4-H and Youth Development
“Spotlighting Teen Issues”, presented by Dr. Javiette Samuel, October 12, 2011