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Journal of Extension

October 2012 Volume 50, Number 5

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Mobile Applications for Extension

    Sabrina L. Drill

    Mobile computing devices (smart phones, tablets, etc.) are rapidly becoming the dominant means of communication worldwide and are increasingly being used for scientific investigation. This... More

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  2. Testing a New Generation: Implementing Clickers as an Extension Data Collection Tool

    Sondra M. Parmer, Greg Parmer & Barb Struempler

    Using clickers to gauge student understanding in large classrooms is well documented. Less well known is the effectiveness of using clickers with youth for test taking in large-scale Extension... More

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  3. Extension Online: Utilizing Technology to Enhance Educational Outreach

    Stephen Green

    Extension Online is an Internet-based online course platform that enables the Texas AgriLife Extension Service's Family Development and Resource Management (FDRM) unit to reach tens of... More

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  4. A Model for Evaluating eXtension Communities of Practice

    Kathleen D. Kelsey & Eric T. Stafne

    As Americans shift their work and leisure activities online, Extension seeks to remain viable by delivering programs through a website known as eXtension. eXtension is predicated on the voluntary... More

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  5. Evaluation of a Cooperative Extension Service Curriculum on Empowering Older Adults with Assistive Technology to Grocery Shop, Prepare Food, and Eat

    Janice R. Hermann, Jan H. Johnston, Whitney A. Brosi & Linda Jaco

    The Empowering Older Adults with Assistive Technology to Shop, Cook and Eat curriculum was designed to provide education about concepts of empowerment and assistive technology for grocery shopping,... More

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