Program and Organizational Development

Program and Organizational Development

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  • Who We Are

  • Program Planning, Evaluation, and Assessment

  • Faculty and Staff (Evaluation, Promotion, and Faculty Tenure)

  • Publications Process

  • Extension Academy (onboarding)

  • Teaching Resources

Offerings from Program and Organizational Development (POD) Unit

Program Development Onboarding Series (Feb-May)

Date Time Format Theme Topics Covered
Feb. 09, 2023 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In-person Competency skill development, Extension Value, Senior
Admin Team and service providers, IRB and CITI training
• Competency assessment
• Why extension?
• Land grants’ mission
• UME Senior Admin Team
• Service Providers
• IRB and CITI training
Extension Program Development Process Overview of the series • Diffusion of innovation
• Important components of program development process
• Appreciative inquiry approaches
• Utilizing extension advisory committees
• Building allyship with community influencers
Mar. 09, 2023 10 a.m. to 12 noon Virtual Teaching Philosophy • Teaching philosophy
• How to be an effective teacher?
• Curriculum development
Apr. 06, 2023 10 a.m. to 12 noon Virtual Establishing Baseline Data; Designing Programs with Impacts

 
• What is data? Types of data?
• Methods of data collection
• Design program to show impact
Needs Assessments • What is needs assessment?
• How to conduct needs assessment?
• Different models
May 11, 2023 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In-person Key Programming Strategies for Effective Outcomes • Components of logic model (input, output, outcome, impact)
• Applying logic model to your program development
• How to evaluate effective outcomes?
DEIR • Definitions
• Dimensions
• Why DEIR?
• How do we apply in our programming?
Mentoring • What is mentoring?
• Effective strategies
Series evaluation and certificate distribution • Formal and informal evaluation of the series
• Giving away the completion certificates

Professional Development Series (Feb-June)

Date Time Format Theme Topics Covered
Feb. 23, 2023 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Virtual Grant Writing
  • Types
  • Paperwork
  • Tricks and Tips
Mar. 23, 2023 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Virtual Publications/ Conferences
  • Writing abstracts for professional meetings
  • Types
  • Requirements
  • Intentionality
  • Types of data needed
Apr. 20, 2023 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Virtual Curriculum development
 
  • How to design curriculum?
  • What are the formats?
  • How to access resources?
Jun. 1, 2023 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Virtual Evaluation and Assessment
  • What is evaluation and assessment?
  • How to incorporate these components in your programs?

Program Planning Series (Aug-Dec)

Date Time Format Theme Topics Covered
Aug. 24, 2023 10 a.m. to 12 noon Virtual Teaching Effectiveness
  • Types of teaching: in-person, hybrid, virtual
  • Teaching strategies
  • How to collect teaching evaluation data?
Sept. 7, 2023 10 a.m. to 12 noon Virtual IEP
  • What is IEP?
  • Process
  • Expectations
Oct. 5, 2023 10 a.m. to 12 noon Virtual
Federal Reporting and UMERS
  • Overview of federal reporting
  • Why report?
  • Expectations
  • How to navigate UMERS?
Nov. 9, 2023 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Virtual Impact Statements
  • What are impact statements?
  • How to write a meaningful impact statement?
Dec. 7, 2023 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Virtual Curriculum Vitae
  • How to write an effective CV?