ERIC Number: EJ1035102
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
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Reference Count: 7
Contributions of Youth Engagement to the Development of Social Capital through Community Mapping
Nathaniel, Keith C.; Kinsey, Sharon B.
Journal of Extension, v51 n1 Article 1TOT7 Feb 2013
The Multi-State North Central Extension Research Activity (NCERA), Contributions of 4-H Participation to the Development of Social Capital, identified a strategy to pilot a research method that incorporates an inquiry-based approach to understanding community level impact of youth programs. This article focuses on how youth engagement educators can use this strategy to engage youth and to understand the impact of youth engagement on community change work.
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Extension Education, Social Capital, Research Methodology, Inquiry, Program Effectiveness, Participation, Change Strategies, Concept Mapping, Citizen Participation, Community, Visualization
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