Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Before designing a program, you must first determine what need this program will address. There are different frameworks for determining needs, and conducting a needs assessment is usually one of the first steps. In Ch. 2, we review the role of planning theory in conducting a needs assessment.
How can you use planning theory in practice when conducting a needs assessment? How can this theory be applied to the steps of planning a program? Would you use this theory in practice? Why or why not?