"Apps"-An innovative way to share extension knowledge

Joseph S. Dvorak, Tanya C. Franke-Dvorak, Randy R. Price

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Extension professionals across the country are continuously seeking innovative ways to reach clientele and to disseminate timely, educational information. A new avenue to reach clientele includes the use of smartphone "apps." The "Machinery Sizing" app, which was developed to ease the estimation of tractor horsepower to implement sizing for Extension clientele anytime, anywhere, is explained as a key example for Extension professionals to utilize apps in disseminating information to clientele. There are many benefits to using apps, including information availability wherever Internet service is available on the smartphone, ease of computations of equations, and automatic updates being sent to users.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6IAW2
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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