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ERIC Number: EJ1100784
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
MG SPROUTS: A Project-in-a-Box Approach to Educational Programming
Dorn,Sheri; Slagle, Krissy
Journal of Extension, v54 n2 Article 2TOT7 Apr 2016
MG SPROUTS was developed as a "project-in-a-box" program, a self-contained educational programming tool for Extension agents working with master gardener Extension volunteers (MGEVs). The program design incorporates programmatic materials and project management materials and follows best management practices for volunteer management. MG SPROUTS was tested in four Georgia counties in spring 2015. Agents, program coordinators, and MGEVs provided postproject evaluation via an online survey. Both agents/coordinators and MGEVs who used the MG SPROUTS materials during the pilot study reported a satisfactory experience. The project-in-a-box approach to educational programming enables agents to provide a meaningful and satisfactory experience for MGEVs during educational program delivery.
Extension Journal, Inc. e-mail: joe-ed@joe.org; Web site: http://www.joe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia