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Journal of Extension

February 2014 Volume 52, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Development Strategies for Online Volunteer Training Modules: A Team Approach

    Kari Robideau & Eric Vogel

    Volunteers are central to the delivery of 4-H programs, and providing quality, relevant training is key to volunteer success. Online, asynchronous modules are an enhancement to a training delivery ... More

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  2. E-Learning for 4-H Volunteers: Who Uses It, and What Can We Learn from Them?

    Kristy L. Ouellette, Marilyn K. Lesmeister, Jennifer Lobley & Kerry M. Gross

    Orienting and training 4-H volunteers are critical to individuals and the organization. The two-part study reported here re-establishes the profile of the 4-H volunteer and evaluates both the... More

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  3. Integrating Digital Response Systems within a Diversity of Agricultural Audiences

    William Sciarappa & Vivian Quinn

    Extension educators have new computer-assisted tools as audience response systems (clickers) for increasing educational effectiveness and improving assessment by facilitating client input. From... More

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  4. The Virtual Extension Annual Conference: Addressing Contemporary Professional Development Needs

    Nancy K. Franz, Robin Brekke, Deb Coates, Cathann Kress & Julie Hlas

    Extension systems are experimenting with new models for conducting professional development to enhance staff competence and other returns on professional development investments. The ISUEO virtual ... More

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  5. Improving Disability Awareness among Extension Agents

    Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick L. Peterson & Cheryl Grenwelge

    Increasing prevalence rates and legislative mandates imply that educators, parents, and Extension agents will need better tools and resources to meet the needs of special populations. The Texas A... More

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