One-Room School: The Summer Institute in Program Evaluation

This article describes the Summer Institute in Program Evaluation conceived and organized in partnership by University of Manitoba faculty members, four partnering organizations in the health and social-service sector, and a university student group. It explains the model of learning, which involves the development of real-life evaluation plans in a week-long intensive course that includes university students and community participants. The article concludes by detailing a series of lessons learned.