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Streaming Science series

This is a numbered series of articles focused on how to use mobile hardware and software for engagement with diverse target audiences in educational learning environments.
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Streaming Science #5: Using Virtual Reality Tours for Engagement With Your Target Audience

WC440/AEC779by Jamie Loizzo, Gabriel Spandau, Caroline Barnett, Alice Akers, Alexis Bolger, and Courtney MeyersOctober 18th, 2023This is the fifth of seven publications in the Streaming Science EDIS series about using mobile instructional and communication technologies (ICTs) for outreach and engagement with your target audiences. This publication is intended as a guide for communication and education professionals to use various virtual reality (VR) hardware and software to create immersive online content about agricultural and natural resources spaces and places to communicate, teach, and engage with scientific content.

Streaming Science #1: An Introduction to Using Mobile Technologies for Engagement with Your Target Audience

WC397/AEC736by Peyton Beattie and Jamie LoizzoOctober 13th, 2021This first publication in the Streaming Science EDIS series is focused on how to use mobile hardware and software for engagement with your target audience. This article and series emphasize the creation of communication and educational content via mobile technologies, can be useful for communicators and educators in a variety of settings, and can guide the development of digital engagement experiences for youth and adult audiences. Written by Peyton Beattie and Jamie Loizzo; 3 pp.

Streaming Science #2: Using Webcast Electronic Field Trips for Engagement with Your Target Audience

WC417/AEC756by Jamie Loizzo, Peyton Beattie, and Kevin KentApril 19th, 2022This is the second publication in the Streaming Science EDIS series focused on how to use mobile hardware and software for engagement with your target audience. This new 6-page article focuses on how to use mobile hardware and cloud-based software for streaming live webcast electronic field trips (EFTs). Streaming Science utilizes EFTs to connect university scientists and Extension professionals across a variety of subject matter areas and contexts with PK–12 students around the world. Written by Jamie Loizzo, Peyton Beattie, and Kevin Kent, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication.

Streaming Science #3: Using Scientist Online Electronic Field Trips for Engagement with Your Target Audience

WC424/AEC763by Jamie Loizzo, Caroline Barnett, Christine Krebs, and Gabriel SpandauDecember 1st, 2022This is the third publication in the Streaming Science EDIS series focused on how to use mobile hardware and software for engagement with your target audience. This new 6-page publication of the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication focuses on a model called Scientist Online for live webcast electronic field trips (EFTs). Through Scientist Online EFTs, Streaming Science connects university scientists and Extension professionals with PK-12 students around the world for small-scale presentations, demonstrations, and discussions. Written by Jamie Loizzo, Caroline Barnett, Christine Krebs, and Gabriel Spandau.

Streaming Science #4: Using Podcasts for Engagement with Your Target Audience

WC432/AEC771by Jamie Loizzo, Christine Krebs, Caroline Nickerson, Amy Vu, Phillip Stokes, Michaela Kandzer, Lara Milligan, and Shannon CarnevaleJune 15th, 2023This is the fourth publication in the Streaming Science EDIS series focused on how to use mobile hardware and software for engagement with your target audience. The following article focuses on how to produce podcasts to share science-based information with adult audiences and engage listeners in conversations about agricultural and natural resources topics impacting their everyday lives. Educators, scientists, Extension professionals, and students at land grant universities and other organizations can cost effectively produce their own podcasts for niche audiences (Chivers et al., 2021; Rose et al., 2021; Beattie et al., 2020).