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Griffin, Becky – Journal of Extension, 2019
Educators use school gardens to incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math programming into their curricula. Extension agents are called on to assist with planning and long-term support of these gardens, often working with educators who have no horticultural experience. University of Georgia Extension's school garden team created a…
Descriptors: Gardening, Extension Agents, Horticulture, School Community Relationship
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Payne, Pamela B.; Brower, Naomi; Lefthand, Matthew – Journal of Extension, 2019
Couples often seek marital education to strengthen their relationships. This article explores the program effectiveness of a multiyear, multicounty marriage enrichment event. Analysis of retrospective "pre-then-post" evaluations across 2 years of the event (N = 480 in 2015; N = 554 in 2016) suggests that participant knowledge increased…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Marriage, Program Effectiveness, Knowledge Level
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Ellis, Gary D.; Taggart, Allen; Lepley, Toby; Lacanienta, Andrew – Journal of Extension, 2019
We describe a process for construction and use of a "dashboard" for monitoring the quality of in-person nonformal education programs. We followed the process to develop a 4-H special interest (SPIN) club dashboard, but the steps are applicable to any education program that includes instruction over multiple sessions. The dashboard…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Nonformal Education, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Helmers, Matthew J.; Youngquist, Timothy D.; Grudens-Schuck, Nancy – Journal of Extension, 2019
Educational campaigns are more complicated when members of our audiences hold scientific misconceptions related to new technologies. Our prairie strips research and education team produced a brief, focused video aimed to dispel a misconception related to the effect of prairie strip plants' roots on agricultural drain tiles in the Midwest. Our…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Video Technology, Audiovisual Aids, Agricultural Education
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White, Alison J.; Scanga, Lauren H. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Extension personnel are tasked with ensuring that 4-H volunteers have competencies identified in the Volunteer Research and Knowledge Competency (VRKC) Taxonomy, 4-H youth development's foundational volunteer skills framework. The VRKC Codebook is a qualitative analysis tool for accurately identifying VRKC-aligned needs expressed in volunteer…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Youth Programs, Extension Education, Volunteer Training
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Donaldson, Joseph L.; Gallimore, Lori; Swanson, Doug – Journal of Extension, 2019
Our study describes factors that influence Extension 4-H professionals' likelihood of participating in a professional development experience. We used a work group-developed survey to measure the level of influence of nine factors. Through convenience sampling, we obtained 558 responses from 4-H professionals representing all regions of the country…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Extension Agents, Extension Education, Professional Development
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Berger, Aaron; Kelsey, Timothy W.; Goetz, Stephan J.; Goodling, Robert C., Jr.; Ishler, Virginia A. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Dairy-related Extension programming is important in many states, but the economic impact of such programming has received little attention. We examined the impact of Know Your Numbers, an educational program offered by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team. Using follow-up evaluation data and the economic impact tool IMPLAN, we estimated that the…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Effectiveness, Economic Impact, Agricultural Education
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Murrah-Hanson, Laurie; Kelley, Brittani; Cantwell, Jennifer; Cheney, Jeremy – Journal of Extension, 2019
Georgia 4-H has been partnering with public schools for over 100 years to provide youth development programming for elementary, middle, and high schools. In 2013, a new state accountability system required the addition of career exploration lessons in elementary schools. Georgia 4-H staff and faculty developed a career curriculum taught by county…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Extension Education, School Community Programs, Public Schools
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Ferrari, Theresa M. – Journal of Extension, 2019
The purpose of the study reported here was to gather information about the extent and scope of 4-­H health ambassador programs. An online survey was sent to land-­grant institution health contacts. Fifteen of the 36 individuals responding indicated that their states had such programs, and 13 completed the remainder of the survey questions.…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Health Education, Land Grant Universities, Extension Education
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Garbow, Jennifer; Jokela, Rebecca Hagen; Rudi, Jessie; Serido, Joyce – Journal of Extension, 2019
In this article, we report on pilot implementation of a financial education program for American Indian (AI) youths. Our purpose is to share our experience engaging AI youths in a culturally relevant experience in which they learn financial education concepts. Specifically, we incorporated Ojibwe legends into lesson content to connect Ojibwe…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Extension Education, Money Management, American Indian Students
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Small, Stephen A.; Huser, Mary – Journal of Extension, 2019
Trauma-informed care has become a major priority in recent efforts to address trauma and stress in the lives of children, adults, and families. Interest in trauma-informed care among Extension professionals has grown over the past several years as Extension partners and other child- and family-serving organizations initiate trauma-informed care…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Extension Agents, Teacher Attitudes, Trauma
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Small, Stephen A.; Huser, Mary – Journal of Extension, 2019
Research on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) has garnered a great deal of attention and is increasingly used to demonstrate the negative impact of stressful and traumatic childhood experiences on psychological and physical health. ACEs have become a focus of local and state organizations and coalitions concerned about the well-being of…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Mental Health, Physical Health, Trauma
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Stock, Tim; Kowalewski, Alexander; Gould, Micah; Jepson, Paul – Journal of Extension, 2019
Since 2011, Oregon State University has conducted integrated pest management (IPM) training specific to public schools. School personnel receive onsite training on key IPM practices as well as associated materials. To determine which practices and materials school employees are using as a result of the program, we administered a survey to 2016…
Descriptors: Animals, Public Schools, State Universities, Training
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Jasinski, James; Kulhanek, Ashley; Shumaker, Kate – Journal of Extension, 2019
A 6-hr train-the-trainer workshop focused on introducing the concept that insects may play a significant role in food security as the world population is projected to exceed 9 billion people by the mid 21st century. Workshop topics including cultural, nutritional, culinary, and commercial aspects surrounding edible insects were presented and…
Descriptors: Entomology, Workshops, Sustainability, Foods Instruction
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Yap, LeLee; Francis, Sarah L.; Shelley, Mack C., II; Montgomery, Doris; Lillehoj, Catherine J. – Journal of Extension, 2019
We identified gaps in safe food handling practices that may be placing older adults at increased risk of food-borne illness. A convenience sample of 1,019 older adults completed the Food Safety Behavior Questionnaire. Majority groups among participants were those who were female, those who were White, and those who were widowed. Participants had…
Descriptors: Older Adults, At Risk Persons, Food, Safety
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