Program Development investigates the planning, design, and management of multiple learning opportunities. We discuss the importance of stakeholders, consider budgets and marketing, coordination.
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR)
Textbooks and Materials
- Planning Programs for Adult Learners: A Practical Guide, 4th Ed. (2021)
Caffarella, R.S. & Daffron, S.R.
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Ed. (2020)
American Psychological Association
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
Dr. Tobin Lopes has been practicing and studying the field of workforce education and development since 1995. In addition to his work with Colorado State University, he most recently developed the curriculum for an executive-level hybrid graduate program for the University of Colorado Denver and was a workforce policy analyst for the City and County of Denver. He holds a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and Development with a minor in Applied Statistics from Pennsylvania State University, a M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University, and a B.A. in Mathematics from Claremont McKenna College. Tobin's research interests include evaluation and assessment, hybrid learning and teaching methods for adults, career development, and quantitative research methods.