Larry Martin, Ph.D. on Designing, Managing and Evaluating Programs

Insights Into Program Design and Management EvalNetwork Podcast with Larry Martin

James Pann, Ph.D. interviews with Larry Martin, Ph.D. who is co-author of Designing & Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach and a  professor at the University of Central Florida about program design and evaluation.




00:00 – Introduction
00:22 – Background and Larry’s interest in program design and management
03:13 – Reasoning behind publishing the book
05:57 – How this book can be helpful for Master’s students in health and human services for their future careers
08:29 – Approaches to learning the material covered in the text
14:24 – Challenges and struggles students might encounter with the book and material
18:08 – Suggested resources regarding program design and management




Designing & Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach

A brief biography of Larry and his accomplishments.




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James Pann, Ph.D. is a professor at Nova Southeast University and a highly experienced psychologist and evaluator with nearly 25 years of experience. He conducts research and evaluation projects with non-profit organizations in the fields of health, human services, and education, and has received funding from multiple government agencies.

James holds multiple degrees including a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, an M.S. Ed. from the University of Miami, and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the host of the EvalNetwork podcast, a frequent conference presenter, and has published several peer-reviewed articles and one book series. James currently resides in Miami, Florida with his family and enjoys backpacking trips. Find out more about his work here.


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