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Program Quality Research  [8]

Persistent link to this collection: http://hdl.handle.net/11299/194010

Quality does matter and directly affects the development of youth. Our center is a leader in youth program quality assessment and improvement.


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Quality Matters Toolkit: Reflection

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development (University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, 2007)
Activities that can be done with staff and young people for the Youth Program Quality Initiative.

Quality Matters Toolkit: Voice and Engagement

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development (University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, 2007)
Activities that can be done with staff and young people for the Youth Program Quality Initiative.

Utilizing Youth Participatory Evaluation for 4-H Program Improvement

Santl, Karyn (University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, 2016)
Minnesota 4-H Youth Development staff facilitated a Youth Participatory Evaluation project of youth-adult teams in the northwest region. From the pilot project, we found that young people, when supported by adults, have a ...

Quality Matters in Afterschool Programs

Moore, Deborah; Lochner, Ann (University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, 2008)
A short brief about how youth who participate in high-quality afterschool programs have positive outcomes. Increasing the impact of afterschool programs means increasing program quality and youth engagement.

Preliminary findings from the Minnesota 4-H Quality Improvement Study

Moore, Deborah; Grant, Samantha; McLaughlin, Colleen; Walker, Kate; Shaffer, Brenda (University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, 2010)
This preliminary report reviews a model currently being field tested using the YPQA tool and innovative data collection methodologies, which use 4-H youth and adult volunteers for assessing and improving youth program quality.

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