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Program Evaluation Tipsheet 29: Focus Groups: 4-H and Youth Development

Focus Groups: 4-H and Youth Development: Tipsheet #29, University Park, PA: Penn State Cooperative Extension...This document focuses on programming issues to evaluate related to youth development programs

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Eval12 Poster 69: Measuring Learning in Youth Development Programs Using Personal Meaning Maps

Poster 69: Measuring Learning in Youth Development Programs Using Personal Meaning Maps Presenter(s): Amy Grack Nelson, Science Museum of Minnesota, agnelson@smm.org Gayra Ostgaard, Science Museum of Minnesota, gostgaard@smm.org Abstract: Many youth development programs have content-related outcomes

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Focus Search - Measuring Learning in Youth Development Programs Using Personal Meaning Maps Amy Grack Nelson, Evaluation and Research Associate & Gayra Ostgaard, Museum Evaluator This work was supported by NASA’s Competitive Program for Science Museums and Planetariums under the grant number NNX09AL39G


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Eval11 Session 860: Assessing the Systems of Supports and Opportunities for Youth in Six Detroit Neighborhoods as a Building Block for Development

The Skillman Foundation engaged Brandeis University's Center for Youth and Communities to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the supports and opportunities available to youth in six Detroit neighborhoods. The data were disseminated to community partners in a variety of ways, including...

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Focus Search - Sara Elliott Youth Development Resource Center-Detroit


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Designing a "non-academic" systematic review to better design youth interventions globally (Poster 231 at AEA 2016)

Poster abstract: International development evaluators, researchers and donors are increasingly using systematic reviews to expand the evidence base to guide and improve the design of development interventions

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Designing summer youth program evaluations that work!

We will share some validated and accessible tools to measure youth development outcomes such as problem solving confidence, teamwork, and perceived competence

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Eval13: Session 893 - Engaging youth in assessment and planning: Case Examples from High Schools and Community Coalitions

Authentic youth voice in program assessment and planning is recognized as an effective practice that positively impacts youth, adults, and organizations. However, initiating and sustaining youth engagement in evaluation and planning is challenging for many organizations. In this session we...

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Focus Search - Youth empowerment is focused on creating greater community change that, in its methods, relies on the development of individual capacity


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Evaluation 2014: Session 1749 (poster 231) Listening with an Impact: Age-Appropriate Evaluation Methods for Very Young Adolescents

This entry contains the PDF of Poster 231 presented on October 15, 2014 during Evaluation 2014's Session 1749. Overview of IRH methods for conducting evaluations with adolescents. #Youth #gender #ageappropriate #QualitativeMethods #QuantitativeMethods-TheoryandDesign #puberty ...

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Focus Search - Physical development Cognitive development Social and emotional development


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Involving Youth in Evaluating the Youth Engagement Initiative

Youth Participatory Evaluation: Setting the State for Youth Program Evaluation in the 21st Century Part II presentation for AEA Conference 2013. #YouthParticipatoryEvaluationSettingtheStateforYouthProgramEvaluationptII #YouthFocusedEvaluation #2013Conference

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Focus Search - Benefits of YPAR Youth development practitioners employ YPAR as a research methodology primarily due to the benefits correlated with the approach