From the Science Education and Extension Workgroup Members
Worker, S. M. (2019). Development of an artifact-based evaluation framework for assessing 4-H learner outcomes. Journal of Extension, 57(1). Article 1RIB2
Worker, S. M. (2017). Volunteer educators bring their own ideas about effective teaching to a 4-H curriculum. California Agriculture, 71(4), 208-213. Available from http://calag.ucanr.edu/Archive/?article=ca.2017a0021.
Smith, M.H., Meehan, C., Lewis, K., Worker, S.M., Schmitt-McQuitty, L., Schoenfelder, E., & Brian, K. (2017). Prevalent approaches to professional development in state 4-H programs. Journal of Extension, 55(4). Available from https://www.joe.org/joe/2017august/rb2.php
Worker, S. M., Schmitt-McQuitty, L., Ambrose, A., Brian, K., Schoenfelder, E., & Smith, M. H. (2017). Multiple-methods needs assessment of California 4-H science education programming. Journal of Extension, 55(2). Available from https://www.joe.org/joe/2017april/rb4.php.
Smith, M.H., Worker, S.M., Meehan, C.L., Schmitt-McQuitty, L., Ambrose, A., Brian, K., & Schoenfelder, E. (2017). Defining and developing curricula in the context of Cooperative Extension: Theoretical perspectives and practical considerations. Journal of Extension, 55(2). Available from https://www.joe.org/joe/2017april/a4.php.
Linnell, J. D., Zidenberg-Cherr, S., Briggs, M., Scherr, R. E., Brian, K. M., Hillhouse, C, & Smith, M. H. (2016). Using a systematic approach and theoretical framework to design a curriculum for the Shaping Healthy Choices Program. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48. Available from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26547274
Smith, M.H., Worker, S.M., Ambrose, A.P., & Schmitt-McQuitty, L. (2015). Including civic engagement as a competent of scientific literacy. Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal, 7(2), 23-27.
Smith, M.H., Worker, S.M., Ambrose, A.P., Schmitt-McQuitty, L. (2015). Scientific literacy: California 4-H defines it from citizens' perspective. California Agriculture, 69(2), 92-97. Available at http://californiaagriculture.ucanr.edu/landingpage.cfm?article=ca.v069n02p92
Lewis, K., & Worker, S. (2015). Examination of attitude and interest measures for 4-H science evaluation. Journal of Extension, 53(3). Available from https://joe.org/joe/2015june/rb4.php
Worker, S., Mahacek, R., Wheeler, T., Frerichs, S. (2015). Engineering for everyone: 4-H’s Junk Drawer Robotics curriculum. In Cary Sneider (Ed.), The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula PreK-5: Choosing and Using the Best Instructional Materials for Your Students (Ch. 13, pp. 191-202). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
Worker, S. M. & Smith, M. H. (2014). Curriculum and professional development for OST science education: Lessons learned from California 4-H. Afterschool Matters, 20, 21-27.
Schmitt-McQuitty, L., Carlos, R., & Smith, M.H. (2014). Learnings and recommendations to advance 4-H science readiness. Journal of Extension, 52(4). Article 4FEA1. Available from http://www.joe.org/joe/2014august/a1.php
Smith, M.H., & Schmitt-McQuitty, L. (2013). More effective professional development can help 4-H volunteers address need for youth scientific literacy. California Agriculture, 67(1), 54-61. http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/repositoryfiles/ca6701p47-99930.pdf
Smith, M. (2013). Findings show lesson study can be an effective model for professional development of 4-H volunteers. California Agriculture, 67(1), 54-61. http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/repositoryfiles/ca6701p54-99932.pdf
Worker, S.M. (2013). Embracing scientific and engineering practices in 4-H. Journal of Extension, 51(3). Available from https://joe.org/joe/2013june/pdf/JOE_v51_3iw3.pdf.
Heck, K. E., Carlos, R. M., Barnett, C., Smith, M. H. (2012). 4-H participation and science interest in youth. Journal of Extension, 50(2). Available from https://www.joe.org/joe/2012april/a5.php.
Smith, M., Heck, K., & Worker, S. (2012). 4-H boosts youth scientific literacy with ANR water education curriculum. California Agriculture, 66(4), 158-163. Available from http://calag.ucanr.edu/Archive/?article=ca.v066n04p158.
Worker, S. (2012). History of science education in the 4-H Youth Development Program. Monograph. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Available from http://4h.ucanr.edu/files/135384.pdf.
Mahacek, R. & Worker, S. (2011). Extending science education with engineering and technology: Junk drawer robotics curriculum. In A. Subramaniam, K. Heck, R. Carlos, & S. Junge (Eds.), Advances in youth development: Research and evaluation from the University of California Cooperative Extension 2001-2010 (pp. 46-57). University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Selected Others 2000-2010
Enfield, R. P., Schmitt-McQuitty, L., & Smith, M. H. (2007). The development and evaluation of experiential learning workshops for 4-H volunteers. Journal of Extension, 45(1). Available from https://joe.org/joe/2007february/a2.php
Smith, M. H., & Enfield, R. P. (2002). Training 4-H teen facilitators in inquiry-based science methods: The evaluation of a "Step Up" incremental training model. Journal of Extension, 40(6). Available from https://www.joe.org/joe/2002december/a3.php