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ERIC Number: EJ1113200
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Using Youth Participatory Evaluation to Improve a Bullying Prevention Program
Duke, Adrienne M.; Sollie, Donna L.; Silva, Kelcie
Journal of Extension, v54 n4 Article 4FEA4 Aug 2016
We conducted a youth participatory evaluation of a bullying prevention curriculum before the curriculum was implemented in communities. We partnered with youths from a young women leaders' program to reduce the number of lessons in an existing curriculum and determine which activities were likely to have the greatest impact. To evaluate the curriculum, we used star-sticker surveys and written feedback provided by the youths and observational field notes recorded by adults. We found that the youths endorsed activities involving active learning approaches, we should include summaries at the beginnings of lessons, and we should include wording alternatives for implementers to use to improve understanding of complex ideas. We also reduced 26 lessons to eight lessons.
Extension Journal, Inc. e-mail: joe-ed@joe.org; Web site: http://www.joe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 9; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Alabama