Christine Geith

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What can happen at an innovation showcase

Two faculty raised the bar and inspired us all with their music and poetry. Thank you to faculty rapper Robby Ratan in the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences and … Continue reading

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What we’re learning about innovation at MSU Global

How do we actually facilitate faculty innovation at Michigan State University? To better understand our innovation advocacy practices, we conducted a three-part reflective self study this year and have some … Continue reading

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Three Ways a National Digital Strategy Will Vitalize Cooperative Extension

If the 10-year old eXtension didn’t exist, would it be created today? My recent posts on Five Ways SoLoMo Could be Used for Community Impact and Think Possible: SoLoMo Inspiration … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Ways SoLoMo Could be Used for Community Impact

Following my post Think Possible: SoLoMo Inspiration for eXtension, a few people have asked me about the how. First, I frame the question like this: what’s possible for empowering local … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Think Possible: SoLoMo Inspiration for eXtension

What does 2020 make possible for the Cooperative Extension system’s digital strategy called eXtension? Last week in DC, I had the privilege of kicking off a strategic “e-nnovation session” for … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

MSUglobal – what we did in 2013

We did a lot of good work this past year at Michigan State University and I’m pleased to recap it here. In 2013, MSUglobal launched a new strategy, based on … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

4 Trends in Open

Open knowledge, OER, Translational Scholars and MOOCs – 4 Trends it was a pleasure to share this week during an ICRISAT workshop. It sounds like they will begin making use … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Solutions that work for farmers

At the Global Food Safety Partnership 2nd annual meeting I’m learning more about the major private and public initiatives for improving food security and food safety. Juergen Voegele from the … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Deeper Disruption

It was an honor to receive one of this year’s Sloan-C Fellow awards and it gave me an occasion to reflect on 23 years in online learning. This month was … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Building Capacity for Gender in Agriculture

Michigan State University is planning an open online short course for building capacity for gender in agriculture. This is a collaborative effort involving several partners at MSU and beyond. The … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

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