Developing & Evaluating Programs

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Developing Programs

“Programming” can be thought of as an on-going process in which we design and deliver educational, Extension and/or research activities… in order to help transform our lives, our organizations and our communities.  This framework can be used as a guide to help think through different elements of the program development and evaluation process.


mindUnderstanding Context

Seek to understand the presenting issue(s), opportunities or situation from multiple perspectives…


students14Conceptualize the Change

Articulate the envisioned change and the programmatic or organizational efforts that contribute toward that change…



Design the approach to education, administration, and evaluation of the effort….


female195Evolving the Effort

Systematically use data and reflection to evolve the effort….