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Engaging Teens & Older Youth

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm EST - Presented by Molly Frendo

Does your 4-H program struggle to keep 4-H teens and older youth involved? Are you looking for ways to keep teenagers interested and active in 4-H? The 2013-2014 North Central Regional Volunteer e-Forum’s second session has strategies to increase engagement as well as data on...

Citizen Science: Taking It Local

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker

This webinar focuses on engaging youth in the full research process, including finding a mentor, conducting analysis, and engaging in scientific argument. We go beyond environmental programs to explore citizen science in other disciplines. Science Fair and similar youth...

Citizen Science: It's About Crowdsourcing

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker, Jennifer Shirk

Are you using Citizen Science Projects in your youth programing? If not, perhaps its time to consider adding them. Scientists from the Iowa State University will focus on the steps in engaging youth and showcasing opportunities for citizen science that span the continuum of...

The Connectedness, Continuity, Dignity, and Opportunity (CCDO) Principles

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

The Connectedness, Continuity, Dignity, and Opportunity (CCDO) principles provide practitioners with a straightforward framework for practicing positive youth development with young people who are at risk. In this webinar, Dr. Seita shows how teachers, youth workers and...

Citizen Science & 4-H

Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker, Nancy Schaff, Jennifer Shirk

This hour-long archived webinar introduced citizen science and opportunities for citizen science programming in 4-H contexts. It offers an overview of the wide diversity of citizen science projects (from astronomy to zoonotic diseases), outlines different participation...

Youth and Social Media: Insights from Research in Education

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

MSU Extension is pleased to offer professional development opportunities designed to assist youth development program staff and volunteer administrators in their efforts. Sessions are designed from the youth development perspective; however, all interested participants are...

What is Social Capital and Why Is It Important to 4-H?

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Emery, Suzanne Le Menestrel

Does the 4-H Youth Development Program foster social capital for participants and the community? This is the overarching research question that NCERA215 is exploring. Some theorists indicate that social capital is a significant indicator in the equation necessary for the...

Developing Real Sportsmanship in a Reality Show World

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Waite

Horse shows and competitions can create stressful environments for parents, leaders, and youth. Amongst the stress of competition, emotions and the drive to win can take control. During this webinar, Karen Waite, from Michigan State University, will discuss the importance of...

Introduction to Social Networking

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Does social networking intimidate you? If so, this webinar is for you! We will review the basic principles of social networking, mainly using the widely popular website Facebook as a frame of reference. You will learn social networking language, use, how to utilize privacy...

Developing Youths' Life Skills Through Equine Activities

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Taylor Fabus

Using Iowa State University’s Targeting Life Skills Model, Taylor Fabus will discuss how we can better structure our activities with youth to help them further develop important life skills. Our goal will be to more intentionally include life skill development into our...

Examining Pieces of the Immigrant Paradox Puzzle

Monday, March 25, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

MSU Extension is pleased to offer professional development opportunities designed to assist youth development program staff and volunteer administrators in their efforts. Sessions are designed from the youth development perspective; however, all interested participants are...

Tips and Tools for Recruiting Volunteers

Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Volunteer administrators are frequently charged with recruiting more volunteers to support the needs of the organization. Recruiting volunteers takes a good deal of time and energy. In this session, you will learn about ways to maximize your efforts and get better results...

Building Community Relationships Webinar

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Molly Frendo

Discover some clever ways to build relationships in your community that will benefit MSU Extension and the 4-H Youth Development program locally and state-wide. Learn to utilize a variety of communication methods to build relationships, create boundaries, and gain integrity...

Social Networking: Navigating the Privacy Setting Maze

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Stephen Judd

When you share things on a social network, like Facebook, where it ends up being displayed shouldn’t be a surprise. Yet, the surprises are what make most people feel that their privacy is being infringed. It’s not that we don’t want to share, it’s that we want to understand...

Social Networking: Navigating the Privacy Setting Maze

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Stephen Judd, Molly Frendo

When you share things on a social network, like Facebook, where it ends up being displayed shouldn’t be a surprise. Yet, the surprises are what make most people feel that their privacy is being infringed. It’s not that we don’t want to share, it’s that we want to understand...