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ERIC Number: EJ1042577
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Advancing Positive Youth Development: Perspectives of Youth as Researchers and Evaluators
White, David J.; Shoffner, Anna; Johnson, Kendal; Knowles, Netti; Mills, Madison
Journal of Extension, v50 n4 Article 4FEA4 Aug 2012
This article describes the journey taken by a group of adolescents into the field and practice of youth-led research. The article gives voice to the growing number of youth participating in research and evaluation. The authors give authentic youth accounts of: (1) the process of becoming researchers and evaluators, (2) the benefits and challenges encountered as researchers and evaluators, (3) the community-based research they conducted, (4) the state and national recognition received as researchers and evaluators, (5) implications for practice and the future of youth-led research, and (6) steps necessary to move the field and study of youth-led research forward
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A