ERIC Number: ED237732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Designing Studies of Extension Program Results: A Resource for Program Leaders and Specialists. Volume II--Abstracts.
Rivera, William M., Ed.; And Others
These abstracts of 42 studies of extension program results, which make up the second volume of a two-volume resource, are intended to advise state administrative program leaders and others with program evaluation responsibilities of how to design studies of cooperative extension programs. Designed to support volume I, which refers to these abstracts, this volume provides examples of four basic study designs. The abstracts represent extension programs in agriculture, natural resources, community development, 4-H youth, home economics, and an overall county extension program. The studies are listed according to the four basic study designs that they exemplify: survey (ex-post facto), time-series, comparison group, and field experiment. Studies are ordered alphabetically within a design category by the author's name. An index alphabetically lists studies by author's name with program area categories. Each abstract follows this format: author(s), title, institution, year, number of pages, program description, evaluation approach/method, findings, and conclusion. An alphabetized index of studies concludes the volume. (YLB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Agricultural Education, Community Development, Environmental Education, Evaluation Methods, Extension Education, Home Economics, Natural Resources, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Research Design, Secondary Education, Summative Evaluation
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Cooperative Extension Service.; Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Maryland Univ., College Park. Dept. of Agriculture and Extension Education.
Note: For Volume I, see CE 037 740.