Regis University Development Practice program also offers praxis, a series of 1-credit, open enrollment professional development courses in a variety of topics, including monitoring and evaluation, qualitative data collection and assessment, and data visualization.

All praxis courses promote international professional engagement through a live global classroom. Courses may be taken individually, outside the praxis certificate track.

The courses are two weeks in length and taught in a blended format, with live lectures (attended remotely or in person) combined with independent work. Lectures begin at 7 a.m. MST, and complement individual readings and assignments.

For more information, contact Development Practice Program Coordinator Amanda Filipczuk at afilipczuk@regis.edu, Program Director Nina Miller at nmiller004@regis.edu or visit regis.edu/mdp.

2019 Skills Course Schedule:


Monitoring and Evaluation I: Foundations and Frameworks 

April 1st - 12th; Lectures from 7am-9am on April 2nd, 5th, 9th, & 12th

Monitoring and Evaluation II: Design and Data Management

May 6th - 17th; Lectures from 7am-9am on May 7th, 10th, 14th, & 17th

Monitoring and Evaluation I: Foundations and Frameworks 

May 20th - 31st; Lectures from 7am-9am on May 21st, 24th, 28th, & 31st

Monitoring and Evaluation II: Design and Data Management

June 3rd - 14th; Lectures from 7am-9am on June 4th, 7th, 11th, & 14th

Qualitative Data Collection

June 17th - 28th; Lectures on June 18th and 25th

Qualitative Data Assessment

July 15th - 26th; Lectures on July 16th and 23rd

Data Visualization

TBD

Monitoring and Evaluation III: Special Topics

TBD

Monitoring and Evaluation I: Foundations and Frameworks

This course will provide students with a working knowledge of the field of M&E and lay the foundation for continued learning and implementation. 

Students will learn:

  • Key concepts and associated terms of M&E
  • Frameworks for establishing causal logic
  • Approaches to defining and measuring project deliverables and impacts
  • Development of a logic model

Monitoring and Evaluation II: Design and Data Management

This course will prepare students to design M&E plans for various social impact programs and organizations.

Students will learn:

  • Indicator development
  • Data collection methodologies
  • Evaluation and optimizing evaluation outcomes
  • M&E tools for data visualization, mobile data collection and data analysis
  • Development of an M&E plan