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Childhood Obesity Indicators: Capturing the National Impact of Extension

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Janet Mullins, Marilyn Townsend, Jane Clary, Karen Franck

In 2012, the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) established national evaluation indicators for the 5 priority areas of childhood obesity, climate change, food safety, global food security and hunger and sustainable energy. States have been encouraged to...

Youth Programs That Create Impact

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Mary Arnold

Key to the success of youth programs today is its ability to document impact. Youth development researchers such as Dr. Richard Lerner’s work with youth organization such as 4-H, articulate the impact of quality positive youth development programs. Research as to...

Evaluating Social Media Activity in Extension Educational Programming

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Baughman, Brigitte Scott

Presenters: Sarah Baughman, eXtension Evaluation & Research Leader, Virginia Tech and Brigitte Scott, eXtension Military Families Learning Network Evaluation Specialist, Virginia TechSocial media has quickly become an important tool for Extension professionals to reach ...

4-H Common Measures/Qualtrics Tool – Measuring Impact

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Suzanne Le Menestrel, Jill Walahoski, Carol Benesh

Over 20 years ago NIFA/4-H Extension and the Military developed a partnership to enhance military children’s opportunities for engagement in quality 4-H youth development programs on and off installations. In 2013, a group of Extension professionals and evaluators created...

4-H Social Media: Measuring Your Impact

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amber Shollenberger, Ashley Lusk

Make sure your efforts are generating the maximum impact. Discover a series of free metric systems including Facebook Insights, Hootsuite and more.

The Future of Work and Its Impact on Extension Systems

Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Kevin Gamble

In the networked society ideas have become the new global currency. The economies of developed countries have evolved to the point now where creativity and innovation are our primary product. Michael Walden, an economist at my own institution, North Carolina State University,...

NeVC: Assessing Impact of eXtension or Social Media Programming

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 3:55 pm EDT - Presented by Traci Naile, Jeffrey Hyde, Christopher Raines

Assessing Impact of eXtension or Social Media Programming-- This session is targeted to Extension employees interested in using eXtension or social media as part of their extension programming. Different analytics and strategies for gathering "impact" information for...