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ERIC Number: EJ1139856
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Improving the Impact of Extension through the Use of Anticipation Guides
Smith, Rebecca C.; Lemley, Stephanie M.
Journal of Extension, v55 n2 Article 2TOT7 Apr 2017
In this article, we present the anticipation guide as a tool for preparing Extension audiences to learn the main points of Extension materials. Anticipation guides improve learner comprehension by appealing to an individual's natural curiosity and helping the individual focus on key ideas. Anticipation guides can be used with all types of Extension materials and across all Extension programs. We describe how to create anticipation guides for use with Extension materials and explain how to use them effectively and easily. We also provide examples of anticipation guides based on various Extension topics.
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Language: English
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