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Lane, Trevor C.; Sanders, Christina – Journal of Extension, 2019
Elected officials, an audience essential to the relevance and funding of Extension, may lack knowledge of Extension's capacity to engage with them in solving local problems, building consensus, and improving strategic planning or governance. They may not consider that by collaborating with locally knowledgeable Extension professionals, they also…
Descriptors: Public Officials, Extension Education, Counties, Government Employees
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Cooper, Robert J.; VanderWey, Scott A.; Wright, Kevin C. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Within Extension, certain personnel, facilitators, and volunteers expected to conduct research in the form of program evaluation may have little or no training in effective research design and practices. This circumstance can lead to difficulties in the implementation of evaluation procedures, particularly with regard to program evaluation…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Fidelity, Extension Education, Program Implementation
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White, Alison J.; Scanga, Lauren H. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Extension personnel are tasked with ensuring that 4-H volunteers have competencies identified in the Volunteer Research and Knowledge Competency (VRKC) Taxonomy, 4-H youth development's foundational volunteer skills framework. The VRKC Codebook is a qualitative analysis tool for accurately identifying VRKC-aligned needs expressed in volunteer…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Youth Programs, Extension Education, Volunteer Training
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Wille, Celina G.; Garcia, Zuri; Garcia-Pabón, José L. – Journal of Extension, 2019
A statewide need for Latino cultural competency training for Utah State University (USU) Extension personnel was identified. The solution involved the collaborative efforts of our team of two USU Extension faculty members and one Washington State University (WSU) Extension faculty member on adaption and customization of a needs assessment tool and…
Descriptors: Interstate Programs, Cultural Awareness, Extension Agents, State Universities
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Allen, Andrew J.; Neibergs, J. Shannon; Llewellyn, Donald A.; Smith, Sarah M.; Kerr, Susan R.; Moore, Dale A.; Hudson, Tipton D. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is an often unrecognized problem in cow-calf herds. We describe a program we used to help producers identify and avoid practices that could increase their herds' risk for BRD. The greatest knowledge gains occurred for the topics of costs associated with BRD, BRD risks at the feedlot, and biosecurity measures.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Animals, Diseases, Risk Management
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Engle, Molly; Maddy, Deborah – Journal of Extension, 2018
Using a stratified random sample and real-time virtual focus group sessions, we evaluated the regional administrative model, addressing personnel supervision, program direction, financial management, and administrative leadership. We concluded that the regional administrative model remains a highly charged topic, there is no common understanding…
Descriptors: Models, Focus Groups, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Page, Christopher S.; Kern, Michael A. – Journal of Extension, 2018
Declining government funding for higher education requires colleges and universities to seek alternative revenue streams, including through philanthropic fund-raising. Extension-based subject matter centers and other programs can benefit from the thoughtful supplementation of traditional revenue sources with individual, corporate, and private…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Development, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support
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Gaolach, Brad; Aitken, Martha; Gromko, Anthony – Journal of Extension, 2018
Washington State University (WSU) is redefining how Extension works in urban areas. Its Metropolitan Center for Applied Research and Extension (Metro Center) engages nontraditional Extension audiences using an innovative business model that focuses on short-term projects instead of long-term programs. Outcome-driven, client-centered, and…
Descriptors: Universities, Urban Areas, Extension Education, Audiences
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Brandt, Brian; Stowe, James – Journal of Extension, 2017
Most 4-H judging events involve livestock or other traditional 4-H projects. Consequently, many urban and suburban youths miss out on building life skills developed through judging. In a nontraditional approach to 4-H judging, such youths play board, dice, and card games and then judge the games using the practice of giving oral reasons. The…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Youth Opportunities, Skill Development, Urban Youth
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Smith, Suzanne R.; Wright, Kevin; Hrncirik, Lauren; Deen, Mary Katherine Y. – Journal of Extension, 2017
University faculty and Extension educators sought to use school gardens in Burundi, Africa, as a means of reducing food insecurity, teaching positive youth development, and increasing experiential learning for Burundian students. Washington State University personnel used videoconferencing to provide training to Burundian nongovernmental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extension Education, Gardening, Food
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Moroney, Jillian; Laninga, Tamara; Brooks, Randall – Journal of Extension, 2016
The Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) is examining the feasibility of a woody biomass-to-biofuels supply chain in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. A part of the ongoing feasibility study involved conducting a survey of informed stakeholders on the use of woody biomass from forest residuals in producing sustainable bioenergy.…
Descriptors: Fuels, Forestry, Web Sites, Sustainability
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Tampien, Jordan – Journal of Extension, 2016
Lack of adequate access to capital is a major barrier for rural entrepreneurs. Washington State University Extension and the Association of Washington Cities partnered to explore and test an innovative local investment approach that provides access to capital and engages the community in the success of individual businesses. The approach offers…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Financial Support, Barriers, Entrepreneurship
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Daniels, Catherine H.; Chalker-Scott, Linda; Martini, Nicole – Journal of Extension, 2016
The Garden Team at Washington State University is a transdisciplinary, geographically dispersed group of faculty and staff. As with many such teams, member retention requires effort, as busy individuals may not see the overall benefits of active team membership. Ripple effect mapping is a strategy that can illustrate the tangible and often…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Teamwork, Concept Mapping, Group Dynamics
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Wallace, Michael L.; Freitas, William M. – Journal of Extension, 2016
Preparing young Americans with science and technology skills has been on the forefront of educational reform for several years, and Extension has responded. Robotics projects have become a natural fit for 4-H clubs, with members' experiences ranging from using Lego® Mindstorms® and other "purchase and assemble" robotics kits to building…
Descriptors: Robotics, Youth Clubs, Extension Education, Program Effectiveness
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Chalker-Scott, Linda; Daniels, Catherine H.; Martini, Nicole – Journal of Extension, 2016
The Garden Team at Washington State University is a transdisciplinary group of faculty, staff, and students with expertise in applied plant and soil sciences and an interest in Extension education. The team's primary mission is to create current, relevant, and peer-reviewed materials as Extension publications for home gardeners. The average yearly…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Interdisciplinary Approach, Extension Education, Soil Science
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