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AEE595M Youth Organization Management The Organization and Structure of 4 H Assignment 1 The following are a set of questions to help guide your self analysis The information is for your personal uset0 help you think about what works best for you and what needs you have for professional development Reading through these items will prepare you for actually writing down your professional development plan in the future These items are incomplete You will have good ideas that are not listed Include them in your plan 1 Which methodsapproaches do you feel are most effective for your professional development Check as many as apply 1 Group Meetings 2 iSelfpaced Instruction 3 iMentoringcoaching 4 iUniversity Courses 5 iTraining with followup 6 iSeminars 7 iLectures 8 7 Professional Meetings 9 iOnthejobwork 107T0urs and visits 1 LiConferences 127Technology based 137Other 2 What incentives would encourage you to participate in professional development activities Rank top three with 1 being top priority and 3 being least 1 Certi cation ie PDUs 2 Academic credits 3 Increase Salary 4 Technical growth 5 Personal and professional growth 6 Public recognition and credibility 7 Recognition by supervisor 8 Able to function better on the job 9 Other 3 Personal Development Check those areas where you wish to become more effective Balancing career and personal life Managing time Improving human relation skills Keeping abreast of new technology Improving physical fitness Learning to recognize and handle stress 9959 7 Establishing and prioritizing goals 8 Other 4 Subject MatterTechnical Skills Check those areas where you wish to become more effective 1 Knowledge of and con dence in being able to conduct plans already prepared in my a D 3 Knowledge of fundamental de nitionsconcepts in my area of program responsibility Identi cation ofand con dence in discussing key issues of con ict in my discipline Identi cation of sources for uptodate researchbased knowledge in my area Skill in more specialized area of discipline Knowledge of how discipline interacts with other disciplines Understanding of basic knowledge research ndings in discipline International or Global concerns of technical area Other pW QMrbE N Core Competencies Educational and Information Technology Understanding and using the computer Using word processing programs ef ciently Using spreadsheets and database management software Making exciting powerpoint presentations Accessing and using the world wide web Using and managing email communicationsmessages Understanding how to create and update webpages Using TVVCIUDVDWEB materials in programming 9 Producing Videodigital images for programming 1071nserting visuals into newsletters or handouts 117Understanding the expectations of audiences for the use of technology 1271ncorporating technology education as appropriate for audiences 137Other 5 l 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 6 Core Competencies Communication Skills Check those areas where you wish to become more effective Relating to your audiences through your writing Writing and organizing newsletters Writing press releases Writing for scholarly publication Translating scholarly language to public usage Speaking to the public youth stakeholders professionals and other audiences Improving listening and feedback skills Understanding nonverbal communications 9 Facilitating group discussions 10 Facilitating group decisionmaking ll Facilitating communication on topics of controversy 12 Communicating with dif cult people 13 Communicating with dif cult supervisors 908994P N 14 Diffusing anger from argumentative clients 15 Understanding effective con ict resolution 16 Report writing basics 17 Managing electronic communication les list serves etc 18 Giving radiotelevision interviews 19 Presenting proposals for funding partnerships etc 20 Other 7 Core Competencies Program Planning and Development Check those goals you need to include in your professional development plan Environmental scanning and involving stakeholders in planning Futuring and strategic planning Writing and prioritizing measurable educational objectives Motivating participants to change behaviors Developing project plans and specific lesson plans Knowledge of alternative instructional strategies and their implementation for example group processes computermanaged instruction problembased discovery methods competencyoutcome based education experiential learning Eliminating discrimination and stereotyping in programs and materials 9959 8 Organizing and participating in interdisciplinary team approaches 9 Preparing informative and exciting presentations 10 Designing and organizing demonstrationproblem solving activities 11 Adapting state programs to local realities 12 Using packaged programs from WEB notebooks etc 13 Effective grant writing 14 Effective grant administration 15 Other 8 Core Competencies Program Facilitation and Delivery Check those areas where you wish to become more effective Designing handson activities for programs iDetermining the most effective audiovisual materials andor equipment for a program Using simulationsrole playing Using community resources as teaching tools Applying adult learning theory to instruction Structuring interdisciplinary programs Establishing and maintaining a volunteer management system to support program elivery Utilizing group process facilitation skills Conducting effective meetings 9 Being an effective committee member leader 10 Using distance learning technology and strategies 11 Using computerbased training 12 Outreach to nontraditional audiences 13 Other W QQMerNN 9 Core Competencies Applied Research and Evaluation 1 Conducting effective needs assessments 2 Identifying appropriate evaluation techniques for attitude knowledge skill and practice change 3 Using and interpreting secondary data for evaluation 4 Identifying indicators and writing and developing valid reliable evaluations questions 5 Writing short evaluation questionnaires quantitative and qualitative 6 Gaining cooperation from clients in collecting evaluation information 7 Collecting standardized evaluation data as part of a larger study 8 Evaluating educational outcomes impacts 9 Strategies for endofactivity evaluations 10 Creating phone interview evaluations 11 Creating an evaluation database 12 Analyzing evaluation results 13 Writing outcomeimpact statements and success stories 14 Reporting evaluation results to EIS stakeholders and the public 15 Using evaluation results in program development and promotion 16 Other 10 Core Competencies Diversity and Pluralism iUnderstanding self and one s background iRecognizing biases and stereotypes in self and others iDeveloping familiarity with multiple cultures groups iDeveloping relationships and trust with diverse groups iMonitoring and modifying materialscommunications for inclusion iDeveloping and promoting programs for inclusion iPromoting a global perspective iAssisting in resolving community differences iRecuiting diverse staffvolunteers and audiences 7Maintaining civil rights compliance iOther quot 0V3939gtP Nt 0 11 Core Competencies Marketing and Public Relations Marketing promoting and identifying sponsorship for programs Developing marketing plans for specific educational events and activities Organizing periodic marketing research to understand audience needs and interests Contributing to unitwide efforts to communicate systematically with the public Developing effective advisory committees Developing and maintaining collaborations and partnerships Identifying and developing positive relations with media contacts Modeling and supporting a service ethic Other 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 12 Core Competencies Linkages with EXtemal Audiences 1 Understanding roles and operations of state and local government 2 Developing skill in public affairs programming 3 Participating in public issues analyses 4 39 39 39 and r J 39 A with government nance 5 Understanding the legislative process 6 Creating and participating in paItnershipscollaborationsnetworks in support of P 7 8 rogramming Understanding civic structures and local agencies organizations Identifying and working with community leaders and power structures 9 Supporting community action initiatives 107Developingtraining community leaders and elected officials 117Dealing with and helping to resolve public issues in areas of responsibility 127 Other Summary What did I learn about myself from the above responses 1 My abilities in the core competencies can be described as 2 My technical competencies or areas of expertise can be described as 3 Other personal and professional competencies Self Assessment 1 What skills have I gained from my past experiences and employment that can be applied to my current position 2 What are my strengths as I now see them 3 What are my weaknesses or areas needing improvement as I now see them 4 What pressures do I feel from my current setting that indicates a need for growth and development Assignment 2 Select 1 competency from the PRKC Model and write a 12 page explanation about how you would address this competency in your county and 4H program Give speci c examples of how you would use a program to achieve the competency and be sure to address each topic and component covered by the competency in your speci c examples Assignment 3 Go to the Cooperative Extension Curriculum Project website and complete one short course Then write a brief description of the course and what you learned from the course
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