Perspectives on Extension

We will be gathering references to article, books and blogs that offering differing perspectives on extension and posting them here.


Baker, D., Koliba, C., Kolodinsky, J., Liang, K., McMahon, E., Patterson, T., & Wang, Q. (2009). Moving toward a transdisciplinary approach in the land-grant system: A case study. NACTA Journal53(2), 34-42.

Bruininks, Robert H. Regional Economies in Transition: The Role of the Land Grant University in Economic Development. Rep. University of Minnesota, 2005.

Elliott, C., Hyde, L., McDonell, L., Monroe, M., Rashash, D., Sheftall, W., … & Tupas, L. (2008). Sustainable living education: A call to all Extension. Journal of extension46(2).

Emery, M., Fey, S., & Flora, C. (2006). Using community capitals to develop assets for positive community change. CD Practice, Issue No13.

Freire, P. (2000). Extension or Communication. In Education for critical consciousness. Continuum .

Hobbs, R. (2010). Digital and media literacy: A plan of action. The Aspen Institute.

Lubell, M., & Niles, M. Extension 3.0: Agriculture Education and Outreach in the Age of Connectivity.

McCall, R. B. (2009). Evidence-Based Programming in the Context of Practice and Policy. Social Policy Report23(3).

Majee, W., Maltsberger, B. A., Johnson, L. K., & Adams, J. R. (2014). Collaboration: finding the place for Cooperative Extension in the intersection of community development and health promotion. Community Development, (ahead-of-print), 1-13.

Powell, M. C., & Colin, M. (2008). Meaningful Citizen Engagement in Science and Technology What Would it Really Take?. Science Communication30(1), 126-136.

Pratt, J., Matthews, S., Nairne, B., Hoult, E., & Ashenden, S. (2011). Collaboration Between Universities: An effective way of sustaining community-university partnerships?. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement4, 119-135.

Tobin, G. A. (1999). Sustainability and community resilience: the holy grail of hazards planning?. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards1(1), 13-25.

Tryon, Elizabeth, and J. Ashleigh Ross. “A Community-University Exchange Project Modeled after Europe’s Science Shops.” Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement 16.2 (2012): 197-211.

Walshok, M. L. (1997). Expanding roles for research universities in regional economic development. New Directions for Higher Education1997(97), 17-26.

Weerts, D. J. (2005). Facilitating knowledge flow in community-university partnerships. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement10(3), 23-38.

Wylie, S. A., Jalbert, K., Dosemagen, S., & Ratto, M. (2014). Institutions for Civic Technoscience: How Critical Making is Transforming Environmental Research. The Information Society, 30(2), 116–126. doi:10.1080/01972243.2014.875783

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