George Brown, University of Alabama & April Moore, Florida State University
Evidence-based programming is essential to the advancement of the collegiate recreation field. As our responsibilities expand to include health and wellbeing, it is vital that we create a culture of evidence to validate our contributions. Evidence-based programming provides for continued institutional support; demonstrates contributions to student success and retention; and supports improved employee job satisfaction and a reduction in insurance costs. This workshop will provide tools and techniques to assist in the development, measurement and communication of evidence-based program outcomes.