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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Tips on writing surveys for youth

In this month's Youth Development Insight blog post, Betsy Olson talks about how to collect opinions from the youth in your program by asking the right questions.
In surveys, asking the right questions can be tricky. The questions can be too complex, the responses can be mismatched or the vocabulary can be confusing.

Don't go through all the hard work of collecting survey data from a group of young people without ensuring the responses measure what you intend to measure and accurately reflect their experiences.

Learn more!

New podcast: Q & A - frequently asked questions youth workers have about technology

Molly Frendo and Kari Robideau, Extension educators - distance learning technology
Kari and Molly answer 3 frequently asked questions youth workers have about technology:
  • How do I stay current on the latest social media tools young people are using?
  • Can you help me create a video in Articulate Storyline for my program?
  • How do I use technology with young people without overusing it?

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Upcoming training

  • Regional forum in Grand Rapids
    Save the date: Oct. 5, 9 a.m. - noon
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