ATI Trains 4-H Club Officers on Web Writing

BAGUIO CITY--- The 4-H Clubs are into web writing!
The Youth is gaining popularity not only through national awards and supporting the Department`s program on food self-sufficiency and now as partners in regaining their image over the net.
Around 32 regional presidents and officers attended the 4-H Club Training on Web Writing in Support of the Club`s Web Based Profiling and Monitoring Information System (PMIS) conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI). The training was aimed at explaining the basic principles and learn different techniques of Web Writing among the participants; write articles for the web, post photos and improve the web presence of the 4-H Club.
The members of the 4-H Clubs, also referred to as the 4-H'ers, learned  the Principles of Clear and Effective Writing; Principles of Web Writing; Basic Principles of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Photo Optimizing for Web. Each regions came up with a write up and presented it as news and feature articles about their experiences and that of other fellowmates in the organization. The drafts  were then critiqued for revisions and to be submitted by December 2011 for uploading on their organization's website, the
Antonieta J. Arceo, Knowledge Products Management Division (KPMD) Officer-in Charge and Benedict C. Natividad, KPMD Creative Artist Specialist, served as resource persons and facilitators during the training. Likewise, Ivan Robin M. Limjap, Project Evaluation Officer and one of the staff on 4-H Development Program at Central Office also served as facilitator and as guide for the 4-H'ers.

The activity was held at the Igorot Lodge, Asian Institute Mannagement Conference Center, Camp John Hay, Baguio City on November 23 to 25, 2011. (Beatriz A. Yanga, photo by Yovina-Claire R. Agsawa)