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Program Design Roger A. Rennekamp, Ph.D. Extension Professor and Specialist in Program and Staff Development Department of Community and Leadership Development University of Kentucky
A program is a sequence of intentional actions and events organized in a manner that they result in valued outcomes for a clearly defined audience.
How does a program work?
We do stuff. Good things happen.
ABC If Then
Logic Model (logic modeling, program planning, program design, outcome engineering)
What is a logic model? A graphic representation of a program, supported by a program theory, depicted as a logical chain of “if-then” relationships, and guides program program implementation and evaluation.
Three Major Components of Logic Models
Three Types of Outcomes
A Simple Linear Model
Inputs OutputsOutcomes ActivitiesAudienceInitialIntermediateLong-Term Resources deployed to address situation Staff Volunteers Time Money Materials Equipment Technology Partners Activities supported by resources invested Workshops Meetings Field Days Demonstration Camps Trainings Web Sites Home Visits Individuals or groups who participate in the activities Number Characteristics Reactions Learning that results from participation Awareness Knowledge Opinions Skills Aspirations Actions that results from learning Practices Behaviors Policies Social Action Choices Conditions which change as a result of action Social Economic Environmental Contextual Factors Generic Program Logic Model
Inputs OutputsOutcomes ActivitiesAudienceInitialIntermediateLong-Term Resources deployed to address situation Activities supported by resources invested Individuals or groups who participate in the activities Learning that results from participation Actions that results from learning Conditions which change as a result of action Contextual Factors Program Planning Worksheet
Let’s look at some logic models for specific programs.
Why Use Logic Models? Planning Tool Blueprint for Implementation Guides Evaluation Strengthens Case for Investment Simple Image of a Complex Phenomenon Reflect Shared Understanding Diagnose Program Flaws
Who Uses Logic Models? W.K. Kellogg Foundation Centers for Disease Control United Way of America Harvard Family Research Project Cooperative Extension Service
Steps in Logic Modeling Convene a planning group Large room and lots of paper Template or free form Create a model beginning with outcomes Get feedback from outside Revise Plan evaluation and select indicators
Logic Modeling Resources This Powerpoint Presentation Program Design Publication Logic Modeling Course on the Web www1.uwex.edu/ces/lmcourse/ W.K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Modeling Guide
MAPS and Program Plans
Entering the Plan of Work in CATPAWS A C-MAP can have more than one Program Plan associated with it Improved CATPAWS template No longer select PAC codes for each plan Evaluation is topic for March staff meetings Template available in April Final Submitted by July 1