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Knowledge Translation (KT) &
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Logic Model

Measurement & Evaluation

Problem Identification/solving

What general resources are available on logic modeling?

RUSH staff has identified for you their recommended "must reads" on logic modeling based on NIDRR grantees' frequency of requests for a copy of the article and the perceived usefulness of the article. These "must reads" are identified in the SEDL archives at the end of the list below with a symbol of a star green star bullet.

Reports, Papers, Web sites and other Tools

Everything you Wanted to Know About Logic Models But Were Afraid to Ask

This paper was funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) under a contract to Insites, a Colorado-based non-profit 501(c)3 orgainization. It addresses situations where a private foundation designs an initiative and award grants to a number of sites to participate inthe initiative in their local setting. The basic ideas are applicable to other situations. (1999)
http://www.insites.org/documents/logmod.htm

Planning for Outcome Evaluations

Planning for Outcome Evaluations is a resource provided by the Child Welfare Information Gateway. This web page provides selected resources on logic model development and a searchable Information Gateway Library. One example of a useful search provided through the library is Evaluation How-to's by Program Type.
http://childwelfare.gov/systemwide/service/improving_practices/planning.cfm

Logic Models in Out-of-School Time Programs: What are They and Why are They Important? (Hamilton & Bronte-Tinkew, 2007).

This research brief from the national research organization Child Trends describes the key components of a logic model, identifies why logic models are useful, and discusses different types of logic models, the formats that they take, and the resources available to programs for creating them.
http://www.childtrends.org/Files//Child_Trends-2007_01_05_RB_LogicModels.pdf

Program Development and Evaluation

This Program Development and Evaluation Web site run by University of Wisconsin- Extension provides several resources. Among them are examples of logic models, worksheets for creating a logic model, and presentations on logic models.
http://www.uwex.edu/ces/pdande/evaluation/evallogicmodel.html

SEDL Archives

green star bullet Learn About Logic Models

This link provides a basic introduction to logic modeling.
http://www.researchutilization.org/logicmodel/learn.html

green star bullet Types of Logic Models

RUSH breaks out four different versions of logic models: Theory Approach Logic Model, Outcomes Approach Logic Model, Activities Approach Logic Model, and Research Performance Logic Models.
http://www.researchutilization.org/logicmodel/types.html

NIDRR Grantee Perceptions About Logic Models

Comments from NIDRR grantees surrounding logic modeling.
http://www.researchutilization.org/logicmodel/perceptions.html



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