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Perceptions Of County Extension 4-H Agents/Educators Regarding Essential Elements And Delivery Modes Of Positive Youth Development And Their Collective Impact On Character, Kellye Rembert Aug 2009

Perceptions Of County Extension 4-H Agents/Educators Regarding Essential Elements And Delivery Modes Of Positive Youth Development And Their Collective Impact On Character, Kellye Rembert

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The purpose of this research was to investigate the perceptions of county 4-H agents/educators regarding the level of emphasis placed on the eight elements (caring adult, safe environment, mastery, service, self-determination, inclusiveness, futuristic view, and engagement) in each of the four delivery modes (clubs, special interest, school enrichment, and camping). Participants were also asked to give their perceptions of the character in action of the youth participating in the county 4-H program. A quantitative cross-sectional research design was used to collect data regarding agent/educator perceptions. Participants responded to a web-based survey and provided 4-H youth demographic information from ...


A New Model Of 4-H Volunteer Development In Science, Engineering, And Technology Programs, Bradley S. Barker, Neal Grandgenett, Gwen Nugent Apr 2009

A New Model Of 4-H Volunteer Development In Science, Engineering, And Technology Programs, Bradley S. Barker, Neal Grandgenett, Gwen Nugent

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New initiatives centered on science, engineering, and technology (SET) in 4-H may be moving away from the long-established adult volunteer delivery model. This shift in delivery may be due to a lack of availability of adult volunteers who possess the necessary SET competencies to effectively lead 4-H clubs. One way to offset this trend may be to blend traditional face-to-face training with continuous training efforts that include asynchronous on-line training modules, synchronous Web-based meetings, and self-directed learning. This new 4-H SET Volunteer Competencies Training Model is being tested in the Nebraska 4-H Robotics and GPS/GIS program.


Utah 4-H Stadium Jumping, Rebecca Lewis, Patricia Evans Jan 2009

Utah 4-H Stadium Jumping, Rebecca Lewis, Patricia Evans

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This publication outlines details of stadium jumping courses for horses.


Spa And Healthy Lifestyles: 4-H Afterschool, Naomi Weeks Jan 2009

Spa And Healthy Lifestyles: 4-H Afterschool, Naomi Weeks

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This publication is an introduction and includes ordering information for Spa and Healthy Lifestyles 4-H curriculum.


Clover Cake Decorating, Naomi Weeks Jan 2009

Clover Cake Decorating, Naomi Weeks

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This publication is an introduction and includes ordering information for Clover Cake Decorating for Beginners 4-H curriculum.