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  • Extension Master Gardener Social Media Needs: A National Study 

    Vines, Karen; Jeannette, Karen; Lawrence, Maggie; Radhakrishna, Rama (Extension Education Society, 2016-04)
    An online survey was conducted to assess the feasibility of providing training on the use of social media for the Extension Master Gardener (EMG) program. Volunteers (n = 1,275) and coordinators (n = 111) responded. Findings ...
  • Technology Integration in an Agriculture Associate’s Degree Program: A Case Study Guided by Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation 

    Westfall-Rudd, Donna; Drape, Tiffany A.; Doak, Samuel O.; Guthrie, Joseph; Mykerezi, Pavli (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, 2013-03)
    Using Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovations as a model, the researcher examined technology integration and how the faculty in an Associate’s Degree program chose to integrate technology into the students’ experiences. This case ...
  • Early Career Extension Professional Development Needs Assessment Report 

    Vines, Karen A.; Cletzer, David Adam; Westfall-Rudd, Donna; Hunnings, Joseph; Vines, Neal; Johnson, L.; Lambur, Michael Thomas; Sumner, Mark W. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015)
    Introduction and Background: Virginia Cooperative Extension hired 100 new agents from 2011 to 2014. This study was initiated to determine professional development needs for these early career agents, many of whom are also ...