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ERIC Number: EJ1042495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Making the Case for Demographic Data in Extension Programming
Curtis, Katherine J.; Verdoff, Daniel; Rizzo, Bill; Beaudoin, James
Journal of Extension, v50 n3 Article 3TOT5 Jun 2012
Understanding one's community is essential for effective Extension programming across all program areas. The use of current and reliable demographic data is crucial for Extension to develop effective education and programming to track change and to uncover hidden community characteristics. We discuss what demographic data are, present examples of programming applications using demographic data and their importance for communities, and detail how to access demographic data
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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