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Lobley, Jennifer; Edwards, Harriett C.; Vettern, Rachelle; Lesmeister, Marilyn K.; McKinley, Steve – Journal of Extension, 2019
The National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum is an alternative to multistate, face-to-face volunteer forums. Building on the success of regional e-forums, a collaborative group planned and offered three webinars that were relevant, economical, consistent, and convenient to attend. A blended learning strategy can successfully be used for focusing on both…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Volunteers, Extension Education, Seminars
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Arnold, Mary E.; Gandy, Jonathan – Journal of Extension, 2019
Recently, a new program model for describing and predicting the impact of 4-H on youths was proposed. The model's structure was confirmed statistically in preliminary testing. However, youth voice had not been included in the development of the model. This article describes a study intended to assess the alignment of the six thriving indicators…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Agricultural Education, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Wang, Tong – Journal of Extension, 2019
A new method for evaluating the influence of Extension programming involves exploring whether Extension clientele differ from others in knowledge and behavior related to a particular topic. Analysis of South Dakota farm survey data allowed for the assessment of potential impacts of Extension through comparison of knowledge and adoption regarding…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Evaluation, Knowledge Level, Behavior
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Gilmore, Troy E.; Korus, Jesse; Pennisi, Lisa; Martin, Derrel; Pekarek, Katie – Journal of Extension, 2019
We conducted a needs assessment to identify watershed science training needs for locally elected directors of Nebraska's 23 natural resources districts (NRDs). We interviewed NRD staff and surveyed NRD directors to determine training needs and identify relevant topics and preferred delivery formats. We found that training would be valuable;…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Water, Educational Needs, Administrators
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Diaz, John; Chaudhary, Anil Kumar; Jayaratne, K. S. U.; Warner, Laura A. – Journal of Extension, 2019
In this era of accountability, Extension agents are expected to evaluate their programs for accountability. New Extension agents are not exempt from this expectation. If they lack evaluation capacity, this scenario can contribute to frustration and burnout. Therefore, it is paramount to explore new Extension agents' evaluation challenges and…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Extension Agents, Accountability, Capacity Building
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Qu, Shuyang; Fischer, Laura; Rumble, Joy – Journal of Extension, 2019
Childhood obesity is one of the leading problems facing Americans today. As children continue to struggle with both obesity and food insecurity, many parents and doctors look to schools to be responsible for providing healthful meals. The aim of the Farm to School (F2S) program is to bring fresh, local produce into school cafeterias. Aligning with…
Descriptors: Health Programs, Food Service, Extension Education, Barriers
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DePhelps, Colette; Newman, Soren; Golden, Lauren; Mayes, Iris – Journal of Extension, 2019
A whole-farm planning course in Idaho has evolved from an in-person course offered by a single instructor in one location to an online course to a hybrid learning course that combines online learning with in-person and webinar components offered simultaneously at multiple sites across the state. Evaluation data suggest that all three approaches…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Agricultural Education, Online Courses, Experiential Learning
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Corboy, John Trevor M.; Warner, Laura A.; Benge, Matt – Journal of Extension, 2019
Leadership development, service learning, place-based education, and economic revitalization are topics relevant to Extension. We performed an evaluation to determine whether a place-based leadership program in Clermont County, Ohio, helps students develop leadership skills and encourages their return to the community. Program evaluation data…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Leadership Training, Extension Education, High School Students
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Erickson, Luke; Hansen, Lyle; Chamberlin, Barbara – Journal of Extension, 2019
University of Idaho Extension educators have developed a library of 10 game-based personal finance programs, collectively known as the Northwest Youth Financial Education project, and have made these programs freely available for Extension educators to use. The purpose of this article is to share highlights from an associated train-the-trainer…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Extension Education, Money Management, Youth Programs
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Payne, Pamela B.; Brower, Naomi; Lefthand, Matthew – Journal of Extension, 2019
Couples often seek marital education to strengthen their relationships. This article explores the program effectiveness of a multiyear, multicounty marriage enrichment event. Analysis of retrospective "pre-then-post" evaluations across 2 years of the event (N = 480 in 2015; N = 554 in 2016) suggests that participant knowledge increased…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Marriage, Program Effectiveness, Knowledge Level
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Donaldson, Joseph L.; Gallimore, Lori; Swanson, Doug – Journal of Extension, 2019
Our study describes factors that influence Extension 4-H professionals' likelihood of participating in a professional development experience. We used a work group-developed survey to measure the level of influence of nine factors. Through convenience sampling, we obtained 558 responses from 4-H professionals representing all regions of the country…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Extension Agents, Extension Education, Professional Development
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Berger, Aaron; Kelsey, Timothy W.; Goetz, Stephan J.; Goodling, Robert C., Jr.; Ishler, Virginia A. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Dairy-related Extension programming is important in many states, but the economic impact of such programming has received little attention. We examined the impact of Know Your Numbers, an educational program offered by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team. Using follow-up evaluation data and the economic impact tool IMPLAN, we estimated that the…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Effectiveness, Economic Impact, Agricultural Education
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Ferrari, Theresa M. – Journal of Extension, 2019
The purpose of the study reported here was to gather information about the extent and scope of 4-­H health ambassador programs. An online survey was sent to land-­grant institution health contacts. Fifteen of the 36 individuals responding indicated that their states had such programs, and 13 completed the remainder of the survey questions.…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Health Education, Land Grant Universities, Extension Education
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Garbow, Jennifer; Jokela, Rebecca Hagen; Rudi, Jessie; Serido, Joyce – Journal of Extension, 2019
In this article, we report on pilot implementation of a financial education program for American Indian (AI) youths. Our purpose is to share our experience engaging AI youths in a culturally relevant experience in which they learn financial education concepts. Specifically, we incorporated Ojibwe legends into lesson content to connect Ojibwe…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Extension Education, Money Management, American Indian Students
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Small, Stephen A.; Huser, Mary – Journal of Extension, 2019
Trauma-informed care has become a major priority in recent efforts to address trauma and stress in the lives of children, adults, and families. Interest in trauma-informed care among Extension professionals has grown over the past several years as Extension partners and other child- and family-serving organizations initiate trauma-informed care…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Extension Agents, Teacher Attitudes, Trauma
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