Additional Resources

Additional Resources

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Caravella, J. (2006). A needs assessment method for extension educators. Journal of Extension, 44(1).

Gamon, J. (1992). Focus groups- a needs assessment tool. Journal of Extension, 30(1).

Guy, S. (date unkown). Community needs assessment survey guide. Utah State University Extension. Retrieved March 7, 2019 from  

Israel, G., & Ilvento, T. (1995). Everybody wins: Involving youth in community needs assessment. Journal of Extension, 33(2).

Kaplan, M., Liu, S., & Radhakrishna, R. (2003). Intergenerational programming in extension: Needs assessment as a planning tool. Journal of Extension, 41(4).

Kiernan, N. (2001). A ranking question for a needs assessment: Tipsheet #26. Penn State Cooperative Extension. Retrieved April 12, 2011 from

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Lee, Y., Altschuld, J., & White, J. (2007). Effects of the participation of multiple stakeholders in identifying and interpreting perceived needs. Evaluation and Program Planning, 30(1), 1-9.

Lee, Y., Altschuld, J., & White, J. (2007). Problems in needs assessment data: Discrepancy analysis. Evaluation and Program Planning, 30(3), 258-266.

Malsheimer, R., & Germain, R. (2002). Needs assessment surveys: Do they predict attendance at continuing education workshops? Journal of Extension, 40(4).

McCawley, P. (2009). Methods for conducting an educational needs assessment: Guidelines for cooperative extension system professionals. University of Idaho Extension. Retrieved April 12, 2011 from

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