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Nebline, August 2021, 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, August 2021

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

The Myths & Facts of Head Lice

Coping with Picky Eating

Recipes of the Month

6 Common Composting Questions

Garden Guide: Things to do this Month

Tips for a Fun and Educational Day at the Fair

Kissing Bugs in Nebraska

Lancaster County Super Fair, July 29-Aug. 7, 2021

Heart of 4-H Volunteer Award

4-H Teen Council Invites New Members

4-H Gold Tournament Fundraiser, Oct. 3

4-H’ers Test Family and Consumer Science Skills at Life Challenge

4-H Clover College: 48 Workshops of Hands-on Learning!

4-H’ers Test Their Knowledge of Animals and Decision-Making Skills at PASE

4-H District Horse Results

4-H ...


Nebline, July 2021, 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, July 2021

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Smart Techniques Conserve Water in Your Yard

Building a Healthy Community: What Lincolnites Say

Recipe of the Month

Saving and Sing and Storing Garden Seeds

Garden Guide: Things to Do This Month

Naturally Occurring Elements in Groundwater: Last in a Series - Uranium

UNL East Campus Discovery Days

Nebraska 4rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day

Ants in the Home & Landscape

Lawn Care and Young Children: Creating a Safe and Fun Place to Play

Heart of 4-H Volunteer Award: Marti Thomson

Summer Programming 4-H Interns

4-H Announcements for 4H'ers and Volunteers

Extension News

Extension Calendar


Nebline, June 2021, 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, June 2021

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Choosing Quality Child Care: Guidance For Parents

Eastern Carpenter Bees

Eating for Brain Health

Recipe of the Month

Naturally Occurring Contaminants, Part 4 of a Series — Arsenic

Efficiency Is Key To Profit On Stocker Cattle

Common Grub Control Questions

Garden Guide: Things to do This Month

Heart of 4-H Volunteer Award: Jen & Jesse Metcalf

4th Graders Learn About “Farm to Fork” During Virtual Ag Festival

Statewide 4-H Companion Animal Challenge Results

Extension News

Extension Calendar

STEM Zoom Workshops in June

Seeking Lancaster County Fair Historic Memorabilia and Stories


Interjecting Financial Literacy About Credit Cards Into The Mathematics Curriculum, David Utter 2021 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Interjecting Financial Literacy About Credit Cards Into The Mathematics Curriculum, David Utter

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This curriculum project is designed to interject a focus on financial literacy into an Algebra II class. It will focus specifically on the financial literacy of credit cards. The curriculum involves three lessons about the basics of credit cards and concludes with a project-based learning activity. This curriculum provides specific lessons that can be used to to encorporate financial literacy, as well as real-world scenarios, into algebra I or above mathematics courses.


Nebline, May 2021, 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, May 2021

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Building Health Equity in Lincoln: Extension Launches Health Equity Coalition

Recipe of the Month

Intensive Gardening Techniques

Garden Guide Things to Do This Month

Naturally Occurring Elements in Groundwater--Part 3 of a Series — Fluoride

Cash Rent Survey

Preparing for the Inevitable: Japanese Beetles

Challenge Accepted! Children Thrive Outside

Heart of 4-H Volunteer Award: Rusty & Heidi Hanley

4-H Announcements for 4-H'ers and Volunteers

Clover College: June 15–18, 2021

EXTENSION CALENDAR

4-H’ers Qualify for State Speech & PSA Contest

4-H Horse Stampede Results


Identifying Effective Teaching And Recruitment Strategies Used By Efnep In Reaching Limited Income Audiences In The United States, Alexandria McLeod 2021 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Identifying Effective Teaching And Recruitment Strategies Used By Efnep In Reaching Limited Income Audiences In The United States, Alexandria Mcleod

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The two articles presented in this thesis used a researcher-developed literature-based survey instrument to collect data on the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in the United States. Data was collected on methods of teaching, communication technologies used, recruitment strategies, barriers to attending classes, and program assistant demographic data. There were 803 program assistants working during the 2018-2019 program year. There were 346 program assistants who completed the 35-question survey instrument during data collection.

The first article focused on identifying effective teaching strategies used to increase program engagement by collecting data on program characteristics, methods of teaching, and educational ...


Rentwise: An Updated Tool For Meeting The Needs Of Renters, Lori A. Hendrickson, Rebecca A. Hagen Jokela, Shawna F. Thompson 2021 University of Minnesota Extension

Rentwise: An Updated Tool For Meeting The Needs Of Renters, Lori A. Hendrickson, Rebecca A. Hagen Jokela, Shawna F. Thompson

The Journal of Extension

Housing education is critical in the context of today’s economy. This article details the current need for rental education for both consumers and practitioners. We discuss the importance of housing education resources for Extension educators across the United States, describe the updated curriculum RentWise, and provide information related to accessing the curriculum.


Money Minute: Using Short Informational Videos During Covid-19, Christopher T. Sneed, Ann A. Berry, Shelly N. Barnes, Donna D. Calhoun, Tracy V. Hagan, Marci H. Hethmon, Karen D. Jones, Barbara Metzger 2021 The University of Tennessee Extension

Money Minute: Using Short Informational Videos During Covid-19, Christopher T. Sneed, Ann A. Berry, Shelly N. Barnes, Donna D. Calhoun, Tracy V. Hagan, Marci H. Hethmon, Karen D. Jones, Barbara Metzger

The Journal of Extension

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a money crunch for some families. To help families struggling financially while capitalizing on at-home time, The University of Tennessee (UT) Extension consumer economics leadership team developed a series of money management videos called Money Minute. The primary purpose of the videos was to provide research-based financial education during this time of financial hardships. Filmed using Zoom, each video offers a piece of research-based information, additional resources, and a call to action. The video series proved to be effective in reaching clientele with financial information in the midst of a pandemic.


Assessment Of Rural Women Farmers’ Knowledge On Selected Soya Bean Products And Accessibility To Nutrition Education Sources In Ekiti State, Nigeria, Olalekan Odefadehan Dr., Temitope Omoyungbo, Ayotunde Owolabi, Tolulope Akinbobola 2021 Federal University of Technology, Akure/ Landmark University , Omun Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria

Assessment Of Rural Women Farmers’ Knowledge On Selected Soya Bean Products And Accessibility To Nutrition Education Sources In Ekiti State, Nigeria, Olalekan Odefadehan Dr., Temitope Omoyungbo, Ayotunde Owolabi, Tolulope Akinbobola

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study assessed the accessibility to nutrition education sources and level of knowledge on soya bean products as alternative/cheap source of protein by rural women. Multistage sampling procedure was utilized in selecting 234 respondents in the study area. Interview schedule and focus group discussion was used to collect information from the rural women. Data was analysed through descriptive statistics (percentages, frequencies and means) and inferential statistics (Analysis of variance). The results showed that the women had access to nutrition education on soya beans mostly through; family and friends (x̅= 0.82), local health centres (x̅= 0.78), radio (x ...


Nebline, March 2021, 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, March 2021

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Naturally Occurring Elements in Groundwater - Part 1 of a Series — Calcium and Magnesium

Celebrate National Nutrition Month

RECIPE OF THE MONTH

2021 All-America Selections Vegetable Winners

Starting Seeds Indoors

Garden Guide Things to Do This Month

Planning for Spring Calving Season

Chemigation Trainings

2021 Nebraska On-Farm Research Annual Results Update Meetings

Houseplants: Simple Solutions to Plant Pests

Heart of 4-H Volunteer Award: Whitney Lehn

Meet 2020–2021 4-H Council

4-H Announcements for 4-H'ers and Volunteers

Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings by Zoom

EXTENSION CALENDAR

Upcoming Early Childhood Trainings


Health And Religious Behaviors In Later Life, Hyunsook Kang, Gina Fe G. Causin 2021 Stephen F Austin State University

Health And Religious Behaviors In Later Life, Hyunsook Kang, Gina Fe G. Causin

Diversity Conference

The study is a secondary analysis utilizing data collected at two time periods (2000, 2006) from the Social Capital Community Survey (Saguaro, et al., 2009). The data set is a national survey of community dwelling older adults aged 55-100 (2000, N=3044; 2006, N=2011). To address the research question, three-step hierarchical regressions were conducted. Results indicated that those with better incomes, higher education, were married, Caucasian, were relatively younger, and reported higher frequency of religious attendance reported significantly better health. Although minority status was negatively associated with health, when African American and Hispanic older adults attended religious services frequently ...


Nebline, February 2021, 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, February 2021

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Staying active in winter

Nebraska Extension’s Physical Activity Resources

At-Home Workout: No Equipment Needed

Recipe of the Month

2021 Flower All-America Selections Winners

Garden Guide Things to Do This Month

ProHort Lawn & Landscape Update

Know Your Bugs Before You Treat: Bed vs. Bat

More Than Counting: Incorporating Math Into Daily Interactions With Preschoolers

Pesticide Applicator Trainings

Total Coliform Bacteria in Drinking Water

HEART OF 4-H Volunteer Award, Laura Cook

Meet 2020–2021 4-H Teen Council

4-H Club Gives Youth With Special Needs Opportunity to Show Lambs

Pick-A-Pig Club Accepting New Members

Companion Animal Webinar Series

4-H Rabbit Show, March ...


Nebline, January 2021, 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, January 2021

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

2020 Extension Highlight Highlights Responding as Local Needs Changed

Helping People Solve Real-World Problems

20,311 Youth Engaged in 4-H Programs

Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Recipe of the Month

Crop Production Clinics, Jan. 7, 14, and 21

Pesticide Applicator Trainings

Extension’s 2021 Master Gardener Trainings, Two Sites Available

Upcoming Green Industry Conferences

Garden Guide Things to do This Month

HEART OF 4-H VOLUNTEER AWARD: Emalea Dean

PASE Results

4-H Thanks Sponsors

4-H Announcements for 4-H’ers and Volunteers

4-H Thanks Volunteers

EXTENSION CALENDAR

EXTENSION NEWS


Struggling Student Teachers: Interventions For Support And Success, Sheree Moser 2020 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Struggling Student Teachers: Interventions For Support And Success, Sheree Moser

Theses, Student Research, and Creative Activity: Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

Teacher shortages in K-12 schools have created unique challenges for teacher preparation programs. University instructors face the task requirements of supporting candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds at the undergraduate and graduate level. While some of these candidates enter higher education programs skilled, eager, and committed, others are less prepared, requiring significant attention to make it through the program. Exams required by state departments of education and minimum grade point averages influence each candidate’s ability to move forward within the program, causing some students to experience additional struggles related to mental health and financial burdens.

The problem of ...


Struggling Student Teachers: Interventions For Support And Success, Sheree Moser 2020 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Struggling Student Teachers: Interventions For Support And Success, Sheree Moser

Theses, Student Research, and Creative Activity: Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

Teacher shortages in K-12 schools have created unique challenges for teacher preparation programs. University instructors face the task requirements of supporting candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds at the undergraduate and graduate level. While some of these candidates enter higher education programs skilled, eager, and committed, others are less prepared, requiring significant attention to make it through the program. Exams required by state departments of education and minimum grade point averages influence each candidate’s ability to move forward within the program, causing some students to experience additional struggles related to mental health and financial burdens.

The problem of ...


Cultivating Intrinsic Motivation In The Family And Consumer Science Classroom, Jordan Meland 2020 Northwestern College - Orange City

Cultivating Intrinsic Motivation In The Family And Consumer Science Classroom, Jordan Meland

Master's Theses & Capstone Projects

The purpose of this action research project was to examine the effects of intrinsic motivation strategies in the Family and Consumer Science classroom. Data was collected that examined pretest and posttest results of high school students in grades 9-12. The data gathered determined that there was a positive effect of the implemented intrinsic motivation strategies on the learners in General Foods, but it is unclear which strategy is more efficient than the others. Research shows that students struggle to stay motivated in middle school and high school. Creating opportunities for students to build intrinsic motivation may increase quality of work ...


Transformational Game Trial In Nutrition Education, Donna Barwood, Sandra Smith, Margaret Miller, Julie Boston, Martin Masek, Amanda Devine 2020 Edith Cowan University

Transformational Game Trial In Nutrition Education, Donna Barwood, Sandra Smith, Margaret Miller, Julie Boston, Martin Masek, Amanda Devine

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

The development of healthy eating habits in adolescents is challenging. Resultantly, health educators are turning to digital devices to engage young people in nutrition education. This paper focuses on the development and evaluation of a computer game (Test Game B) to support healthier food choices. Test Game B was developed at an Australian university and trialled with 72 tertiary student volunteers along with a control game (Control Game A). Both games provided information related to the progression of food along the digestive tract with knowledge of digestion, nutrition, a healthy diet and attitudes to food choice measured before and after ...


Nebline, August 2020, 2020 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, August 2020

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Be an Active Family with Outdoor Activities

EXTENSION OFFICE OPEN

Recipes of the month

What You Need to Know About Having a Well Drilled

Almost Time for Fall Lawn Seeding

Chiggers: Itching in all the Wrong Places

Collect – Share – Practice: Family Emergency Communication Plans

August Blooming Perennial Flowers

Garden Guide: Things to Do This Month

Creating Reading Routines During the Summer Months

HEART OF 4-H

4-H Youth and Volunteers Sew 1,789 Hats and Masks for Bryan Health

4-H’ers Problem Solve Real-Life Situations at County Life Challenge

Virtual State Public Speaking Contest Results

State Fair to Focus on Showcasing ...


Nebline, June/July 2020, 2020 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebline, June/July 2020

The NEBLINE Newsletter Archive from UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Top 5 Ag Topics From 5 Years

7 Tips for Successfully Baking as a Family

Recipe of the Month

Timing Your Fruit Harvesting Apples, Pears & Plums

Paper Wasps and Yellow Jackets

Severe Weather Preparedness and COVID-19

Time to Look for Bagworms

Garden Guide: What to Do This Month

5 Tips for Working Remotely from Home and Caring for Children During COVID-19

HEART OF 4-H VOLUNTEER AWARD: Grace Kim

HEART OF 4-H VOLUNTEER AWARD: Greater Lincoln Obedience Club

4-H/FFA Livestock Booster Club Scholarships Due July 6

Video Companion Animal (and Cat and Pet Rabbit) Showmanship Entries Due Aug. 10

Horse ...


Freezer Meal Planning, Darlene Christensen 2020 Utah State University Extension

Freezer Meal Planning, Darlene Christensen

All Current Publications

This publication provides recipes, instructions, and ingredient lists for a week's worth of freezer meals.


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