4-H Metrics (Common Measures 2.0)

REPORTING — Here is a summary of the structure of reporting for 4-H Youth Development Educators — in DM, 4-H Online and the Monthly Communiqué.

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COMMON MEASURES – 2.0

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URLs for Online Surveys

  • *All Common Measures 2.0 surveys contain demographic survey questions

4-H Experience (Grades 4-12)

  • Recommended Use: Suggested as a tool for assessing cumulative/long term experience/effects of 4-H programming.
  • Before using this survey, youth should meet the following criteria:
    • Identify as a 4-H member or member of a 4-H sponsored group
    • Involved with 4-H or a 4-H sponsored group for 6 hours or more
  • Link to online survey: http://purdue.ag/4-HExperienceGrades4-12

Universal (Grades 4-12)

  • Recommended Use: When programming outcomes were to address youth’s personal mindset, social skills, and universal skills (i.e. character, leadership skills, emotional skills). Suggested pre/post test to determine youth’s mindset, social skills, and universal skills before programming and after programming. 

Citizenship (Grades 4-12)

  • Recommended Use: When programming addresses youth’s interest in community service (i.e. engagement with community, contributions, etc.), community awareness (engagement with community issues), and/or giving back.

College and Career Readiness (Grades 8-12)

  • Recommended Use: For 8-12 grade youth –  When programming addresses professionalism (i.e. communication, intrapersonal skills, etc.), college decision making, and/or career decision making.

Healthy Living (Grades 4-12)

Science

  • Science Interest and Thinking (Grades 4-12)
    • Recommended Use: When programming addresses interest & engagement in science, attitudes & aspirations toward science, and developing science skills and abilities
    • Link to online survey: http://purdue.ag/ScienceGrades4-12
  • Science Interest, Thinking, Skills and Abilities (Grades 8-12)
    • Recommended Use: When programming addresses interest & engagement in science, attitudes & aspirations toward science, developing
      advanced science skills and abilities (i.e. experimental design, develop hypothesis, analysis of data)
    • Link to online surveys: http://purdue.ag/ScienceGrades8-12
  • Science Interest and Thinking & Engineering Skills and Abilities (Grades 8-12)
    • Recommended Use: When programming addresses interest & engagement in science, attitudes & aspirations toward engineering, developing engineering skills and abilities (i.e. engineering design, develop solutions, evaluate test results)
    • Link to online surveys: http://purdue.ag/EngineeringGrades8-12

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PRINTABLE VERSIONS of Surveys

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Logic Models
The follow logic models were developed to establish the foundation for National 4-H efforts. Purdue 4-H has selected specific logic models with corresponding outcomes as priorities for our youth programs.

Mary E. Arnold, Oregon State University – 4-H Program Umbrella Models – https://www.jhseonline.com/article/view/685/589