Course Descriptions

TitleResearch, Design and Evaluation of Nonprofit Programs

This course prepares students to undertake the research, design and evaluation process employed in nonprofit organizations. Students will learn the fundamentals of 1) assessing community needs, 2) using theory to guide program design 3) identifying and evaluating research literature that supports program development 4) data-base planning, 5) cultural competence in planning and evaluation of nonprofit programs 6) designing evaluation studies 7) social marketing 8) program monitoring and 9) modifying services based on evaluation results. The course will use both didactic and interactive instruction methods, and students will undertake a project that will provide applied experience in research, design and evaluation of nonprofit programs.

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First NameLaura
Last NameDeitrick