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                                        The American Society of Animal Science fosters the discovery, sharing,
                                        and application of scientific knowledge concerning the responsible use
                                        of animals to enhance human life and well-being.


ASAS Educators’ Toolbox: A Peer-Reviewed                                                     October 4 to 7, 2011. The meeting will provide an international forum for
                                                                                             scientific exchange among animal scientists throughout the world. Invited
Publication to Serve as a Publication Platform                                               speakers from different countries will discuss animal science-related top-
for Extension and Teaching Educators                                                         ics in plenary sessions as well as regular AAPA scientific sections. These
                                                                                             sections are nutrition, pastures, reproduction, production systems, animal
    The ASAS Educators’ Tool Box will be a place for scholarly                               health, genetics, animal food technology, wildlife, and other disciplines.
contributions about teaching and extension as they pertain to the animal                     Learn more at http://www.asas.org/asas-aapa11/.
sciences.
    Scholarship for this site will be defined as any contribution that fits                  Webinars
into one or more of Boyer’s domains (engagement, discovery, integration,
application, and teaching; Boyer, 1990, 1996; Weiser, 1996). At first glance,                   ASAS is committed to bringing you the latest research through
it might seem that teaching is the only domain that applies. However, each                   webinar programing. Seating is limited to the first 100 participants, and
of the land-grant missions (teaching, research, and extension) requires                      discounted rates are available for all ASAS members, so register early. For
activity in each of the scholarly domains to fully express the mission. A                    more information, visit http://www.asas.org/2011_webinars.asp.
process of peer review will ensure high-quality contributions that contain                      Upcoming webinars:
ideas, activities, and tools that are new or represent fresh perspectives. It                     International Society for Applied Ethology: 45th International
is also important that all items included here can be fully shared with other                          Congress - July 31 to August 4, 2011
professionals.                                                                                    International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology-ICFAE -
    Scholarly contributions about teaching or extension may be of a                                    August 24 to August 26, 2011
general nature or may be from any of the discipline or species interests                          62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal
that are included in the Journal of Animal Science, our national meeting,                              Production (EAAP) - August 29 to September 1, 2011
or a sectional meeting of ASAS.                                                                   Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference - September 9, 2011
    The American Society of Animal Science will launch this publication
platform in July 2011. Learn more at http://www.asas.org/edutb.                              Web Chats
                                                                                                 Once a month, ASAS will present programming on new and fast-
References                                                                                   breaking topics. Modifying our traditional webinar forum, these mini-
Boyer, E. L. 1990. Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate. The Carnegie   webinars will last approximately 45 minutes. Seating is limited to the
   Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY, USA.       first 100 participants, and registration is FREE, so register early. For more
Boyer, E. L. 1996. The scholarship of engagement. J. Public Serv. Outreach 1:11–20.
                                                                                             information, visit http://www.asas.org/2011webchat.asp.
Weiser, C. J. 1996. The Value System of a University—Rethinking Scholarship. College of
   Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA.
                                                                                             Taking Stock
2011 Joint Meeting of ASAS and AAPA                                                              Taking Stock is a weekly electronic publication designed to provide
                                                                                             members and nonmembers of the ASAS with association news and
in Argentina                                                                                 information on the various programs, publications, events, and society
                                                                                             news happening within ASAS. Visit http://www.asas.org/takingstock/ to
   Join ASAS at the 2011 Joint Meeting of ASAS and Asociación Ar-
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gentina de Producción Animal (AAPA) in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on


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