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ERIC Number: EJ1035347
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Expanding the Reach of Extension through Social Media
Gharis, Lauri W.; Bardon, Robert E.; Evans, Jennifer L.; Hubbard, William G.; Taylor, Eric
Journal of Extension, v52 n3 Article 3FEA3 Jun 2014
With increasing numbers of the public using social media applications, Extension professionals have the ability to apply these same tools to connect with their clients. This article demonstrates how a social media toolset can be employed by Extension professionals by identifying how Extension professionals are currently using social media, illustrating how social media can be integrated into outreach and measured, and describing opportunities and challenges for Extension professionals enhancing their work with social media. With this information, Extension professionals will be better prepared to expand their outreach efforts using social media.
Extension Journal, Inc. e-mail: joe-ed@joe.org; Web site: http://www.joe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A