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Logic Model Magic Tutorial


Wouldn't it be great if you had a tool that would help you describe your program to others and assist with your program evaluation?

This tutorial will provide you with information and resources to assist you as you plan and develop a logic model to describe
your program and help guide program evaluation. You will have opportunities to interact with the material, and you can proceed at your own pace, reviewing where you need to or skipping to sections of your choice.

What will you see in this logic model tutorial?

  • Basic definitions and descriptions of logic models, including a program logic model and a nested logic model
  • The seven standard components of the CDC logic model template, examples of each component, and how they relate to one another
  • The relationship among DASH program planning tools, including a five-year strategic plan, a five-year logic model, and the annual workplan
  • Basic methods for reading a logic model
  • The benefits of using a logic model for your program

Learning Objectives

How long will this tutorial take?
You will need about 40 minutes to complete this tutorial. However, since it is designed so you can work at your own pace, moving through the tutorial page by page or choosing only certain topics, it could take more or less time.

Note: Simply roll your mouse over any underlined word and the definition will pop up. You can also view the full list of defined terms by clicking on the glossary icon on the top right hand corner of the page.

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