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ERIC Number: EJ935442
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1077-5315
Factors Affecting Teen Involvement in Pennsylvania 4-H Programming
Gill, Bart E.; Ewing, John C.; Bruce, Jacklyn A.
Journal of Extension, v48 n2 Article 2FEA7 Apr 2010
The study reported here determined the factors that affect teen involvement in 4-H programming. The design of the study was descriptive and correlational in nature. Using a purposive sampling procedure, a survey questionnaire was distributed to all (N=214) 4-H members attending the 4-H State Leadership Conference. The major findings of the study aligned of previous research and showed that parents have a great influence on their children's choices within 4-H. Additionally, the results of the study show that the 4-H members are experiencing the opportunity to lead meetings and organize events. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
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