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Innovative Media Research and Extension

As part of New Mexico's largest Land-Grant University, we serve the Cooperative Extension Service by producing educational media. Here, you'll find our hundreds of animations, videos, games, apps, interactive modules, and websites. Our faculty also conduct research on media development in our Learning Games Lab and support meaningful uses of technology in New Mexico Cooperative Extension. The Innovative Media Research and Extension main office is on the NMSU main campus in Gerald Thomas Hall, room 286, and the Learning Games Lab is in Gerald Thomas Hall, room 173.

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Images from different videos IMRE has produced


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Virtual Insect Collection Lab

Each insect gives an important snapshot of its population at the time it was collected. This interactive module helps learners practice pinning, pointing, and spreading insects to preserve them for scientific study. 

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Farm Sanitizing

Farm Sanitizing can help users learn how to properly sanitize and minimize contamination from pathogenic microorganisms on various farm tools and equipment in order to help reduce cross-contamination and foodborne illnesses.

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Use MyPlateMyDay as a guide for the day and plan what you would like to eat! Learn how your favorite foods fit into a MyPlate guide, how to split favorite combination foods into the MyPlate categories, and get help finding easy ways to eat more of what you need.

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NMSU Innovative Media Research and Extension is part of the Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station. Our team partners with research groups, faculty, and programs nationally and internationally to create educational media in various disciplines. We have partnered with more than 40 universities, agencies, and nonprofit groups on projects funded by NSF, USDA, DOE, the State of New Mexico, and private funders, and bring 20 years' experience producing innovative media on many platforms. The Learning Games Lab within this department is a development studio, a user-testing research space, and an exploratory environment for playing and evaluating games and educational tools. 

Privacy Policy

We take the privacy of our users very seriously.

  • We do not collect any personal information on a central server. (In some cases, information entered by the user may be exported by the user.)
  • We do not store or share your location.
  • We do not share your personal data with other companies.

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This policy may be amended at any time to reflect changes to technology, industry and our development process. NMSU is not liable for actions of affiliates.

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Innovative Media Research and Extension (formerly known as Media Productions)