May 1978 // Volume 16 // Number 3

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Editor's Page

Meeting of the Minds (pdf)
George Blume

Feature Articles

Vacation Skipping--An Occupational Health Hazard (pdf)
Barbara A. Gunn
Vacation skippers are confronted with seven sensible reasons to take a vacation.

Busy 4-Hers Make Better Leaders (pdf)
James M. Meyers
Leadership ability is increased by participating in projects.

Looking Beyond Traditional Evaluation (pdf)
Lynda Harriman and Constance McKenna
A useful, practical evaluation method for Extension.

Parent Education--From Where and Whom? (pdf)
Victoria R. Fu, Michael J. Sporakowski, and Rose N. Martin
Extension has the know-how to make parent education available.

Research in Brief

Training for Management (pdf)
Phyllis Worden
" Skill Assessment and Training for Women Managers." Margaret Barbee. Ph.D. dissertation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Fall, 1976.

Women's Involvement Program (pdf)
Del Dyer
"Women's Involvement Program." Mary A. Barone. Tucson: University of Arizona, Cooperative Extension Service, February, 1977.

Student's Rewards (pdf)
Charles Sappington
" What Rewards Do Students Want?" Barbara Ann Ware. Phi Delta Kappan, LIX(January, 1978), 355-56.

Coping with Tradegy (pdf)
Phyllis Worden
"Families in the Aftermath of Disaster: The Big Thompson Flood of 1976." Judith Ann Miller. Master's thesis, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1977.

Special Transportation Program (pdf)
Del Dyer
" Developing a Transportation Program for Older Americans." Steve Levy, Harold Jensen, William Easter, and Jerry Fruin. Reported as letter number 588, Minnesota Agricultural Economist, Agricultural Extension Service, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, April, 1977.

Idea Corner

Specialists Just a Phone Call Away (pdf)
Thomas MacCubbin

The Runaway Batch (pdf)
Maude G. Hill

Helping the Helping Person (pdf)
Jeanne Markell


Reflections of a County Agent in Hip Boots (pdf)
Sandy Schuman