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Educational Program Design for Nonprofits, NGOs & Ministries

Learn how to design nonprofit educational programs to bring life transformation in students.
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Create a philosophy of adult education for your context based on the principles of adult education and the characteristics of adult learners.
Develop a detailed assessment of your client educational needs and a plan to assess client needs and capabilities in the future.
Develop a detailed assessment of your client educational needs and a plan to assess client needs and capabilities in the future.
Develop a detailed assessment of your client educational needs and a plan to assess client needs and capabilities in the future.
Design educational program outcomes that follow best practices and support nonprofit program outcomes.
Develop a syllabus for a course following best practices that supports at least one of your educational program outcomes.
Create and deliver a one hour lesson plan utilizing instructional strategies that fit with your lesson plan outcomes and your audience.
Develop a retention and evaluation plan to improve your education program.

Requirements

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Description

In this course you will develop an educational program plan in a nonprofit organization to help bring transformational life change in clients. This course is focused on adult education in the social service sector, but principles could apply to other types of programs. In this course you will learn the principles of adult education. In the first part of the course, you will focus on analysis including: assessing client educational needs, designing education to support nonprofit outcomes and researching outside resources and program models. In the second part of the course, you will develop educational program learning outcomes, a course syllabus, a lesson plan (which you will teach) and an evaluation and retention plan.

Key elements of the course include:

  • Conducting Needs Analysis

  • Designing Educational Program Outcomes

  • Designing Program Curriculum Outline, Course Design & Syllabus

  • Lesson Plan Design

  • Evaluation and Retention Planning

Andrew Sears is the President of City Vision University where we are bringing radically affordable education to those serving the poor, the addicted and the underserved. I previously co-founded MIT's Internet Telephony Consortium with one of the fathers of the internet (David Clark) focused on disruption in the telecommunications industry. Before spending the past 20 years living with and serving the poor with disruptive educational technologies, Andrew worked as a consultant to Sprint, venture capitalist and internet startups. 

Who this course is for:

  • Program directors and leaders in nonprofits, NGOs or ministries with educational programs for adults
  • Leaders in Christian nonprofits and ministries serving the homeless, the addicted and the poor
  • Students interested in bridging academic learning models with nonprofit program models

Instructors

University President focused on Disruptive Innovation
Andrew Sears
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 665 Reviews
  • 18,723 Students
  • 8 Courses

I am the President of City Vision University where our goal is to provide radically affordable online education to those serving the poor, the addicted, and the underserved. I also am a co-founder of the Christian Higher Education Innovation Alliance, which is a collaboration of leaders to support the global growth of post-secondary education serving the majority world and the poor

I previously co-founded MIT's Internet Telephony Consortium with one of the fathers of the internet (David Clark) focused on disruption in the telecommunications industry. Before spending the past 20 years living with and serving the poor with disruptive educational technologies, I worked as a consultant to Sprint, venture capitalist and internet startups. 

Online Marketing Coordinator
Ruth Ronda
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 64 Reviews
  • 3,645 Students
  • 4 Courses

I am the Online Marketing Coordinator at City Vision University where our goal is to provide radically affordable online education to those serving the poor, the addicted, and the underserved.

We offer the most affordable accredited
online Christian degree in
nonprofit management or counseling.

Our Mission is to use online education to transform lives through Jesus, Justice and Technology.

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