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Members' Publications

Contact the OST SIG Chair to share your most recent publication, and we will highlight it here:

  • Russell, C. A., & Newhouse, C. (Eds.). (2021). Measure, use, improve!: Data use in out-of-school time. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Brion-Meisels, G., Fei, J., & Vasudevan, D. S. (2020). At our best: Building youth-adult partnerships in out-of-school time settings. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Baldridge, B. J. (2019). Reclaiming community: Race and the uncertain future of youth work. Stanford University Press. 
  • Moroney, D. & Devaney, E. (2017). Ready to implement? How the out-of-school time workforce can support character development through social and emotional learning: A review of the literature and future directions. The Journal of Character Education, 13(1):67-89.
  • Akiva, T., Cortina, K., & Smith, C. (2014). Involving Youth in Program Decision-Making: How Common and What Might it Do for Youth? Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43, 1844-1860.
  • Akiva, T., Cortina, K. S., Eccles, J. S., & Smith, C. (2013). Youth belonging and cognitive engagement in organized activities: A large-scale field study. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34, 208-218.
  • Deschenes, S. N., & Malone, H. J. (2011, June). Year-round learning: Connecting school, afterschool, and summer contexts to support learningCambridge, MA: Harvard Family Research Project. 
  • Fusco, D. (2013). Is youth work being courted by the appropriate suitor? Child & Youth Services, 34, 196-209. Fusco, D. (2012). Advancing Youth Work: Current Trends, Critical Questions. New York: Routledge.
  • Fusco, D. and Baizerman, M. (Eds.). (2013). Professionalization deconstructed: Implications for the field of youth work. Child & Youth Services, 34.
  • Fusco, D., Lawrence, A., Matloff-Nieves, S., & Ramos, E. (2013). The Accordion Effect: Is quality in afterschool getting the squeeze? Journal of Youth Development, 8, 4-14. Reprinted in Youth Today. 
  • Henig, J., Malone, H. J., & Reville, P. (2012). Addressing the disadvantages of poverty: Why ignore the most important challenge of the post-standards era? In J. Mehta, R. J. Schwartz, & F. M. Hess (Eds.), The futures of school reform (pp. 119-149)Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
  • Kruse, T.P. & Marcus, P. (2014). "More than a Job: Youth Social Entrepreneurship & Social Change," paper presented at the annual meeting of National Association of Multicultural Education, Tucson, AZ, November 7.
  • 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). Davis, CA: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Available from http://www.ca4h.org/files/130752.pdf
  • Malone, H. J. (Ed.) (2013). Leading educational change: Global issues, challenges, and lessons on whole-system reform. New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University. 
  • Malone, H. J. (2013). The search stage: When, where, and what information do urban public high   school students gather about college. Journal of School Counseling, 11(13). 
  • Malone, H. J. (Ed.). (2011, Fall). New Directions for Youth Development: Expanded learning time and opportunities, No. 131. San Francisco: Wiley/Jossey-Bass.  
  • 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://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/repositoryfiles/ca6604p158-97208.pdf
  • Soendergaard, Bettina Dahl & Stald, Line (2013). Få meget ud af lidt: langtidseffekt af workshop til universitetsstuderende i naturvidenskabelig formidling i uformelle læringsmiljøer [Long term effect of workshop aimed at training university science students to disseminate knowledge in informal learning environments]. MONA (Mathematics and Science Education). Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 22-37. ISSN: 1604-8628 (http://www.ind.ku.dk/mona/).
  • Tsikalas, K.E., Barnett, S, Martin, K.L. (2014). More than S'mores: Surprises and successes in Girl Scouts' outdoor experiences. New York, NY: GSUSA. Available online at http://www.girlscouts.org/research/pdf/GSRI_More_than_Smores-Outdoor_Experiences.pdf
  • Worker, S.M. (2014). Evaluating adolescent satisfaction of a 4-H leadership development conference. Journal of Extension, 52(2). Available at: http://www.joe.org/joe/2014april/rb4.php