Course Information
Program Design, Evaluation and Implementation

Course Description
This course presents the theoretical, methodological, and pragmatic issues involved in conducting programs and scholarship. The course includes an overview of the program development process and outcome evaluation of community children and family programs. Students learn about modes of outcome scholarship and their implications for community-based programs. Students develop knowledge through participating in a community-based project involving practical application of program design and evaluation methods.
Contacts
Instructor

Robin Horstmeier
Office: 636-795-0507
HorstmeierR@missouri.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Effectively Managing Human Service Organization
Brody, R. & Nair, M.
Edition: 4
ISBN: 978-1412976459
Publisher: Sage

Program Evaluation: Alternative Approaches and Practical Guidelin
Fitzpatrick, J. L., Sanders, J. R., & Worthen, B. R.
Edition: 4
ISBN: 978-0205579358
Publisher: Pearson Ed.


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at MU, the Mizzou Online student services department will email course access information to students for courses taught by MU. Using the instructions and information in the email, students will be able to access their myZou account. Students will then be able to activate their MU email account and access Canvas at Mizzou.  Instructors may restrict course access until the first day of class.
 
Returning students will be sent information on how to access this information and reset their password if they have forgotten it. Students are loaded into the course site one week before the start date of the class; however, instructors may restrict course access until the first day of class.
 
Students needing assistance accessing their account should contact the IT Help Desk at techsupport@missouri.edu or 573-882-5000.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Angela Stagg, Iowa State University