Extension Involvement in Collaborative Groups: An Alternative for Gathering Stakeholder Input
One alternative to focus group research for assessing community educational needs is participant observation research with collaborative stakeholder groups. Dialogue within collaboratives can provide an Extension professional with a robust assessment of community educational needs. In this article, I explore this concept and provide examples of published outputs resulting from my experience with collaborative group participation.
Ekins, J. (2018). Extension Involvement in Collaborative Groups: An Alternative for Gathering Stakeholder Input. The Journal of Extension, 56(2), Article 17. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol56/iss2/17