What is a program?

 
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Definition
 

A program is a planned sequence and combination of activities designed to achieve specified goals. Programs normally involve

 
  • equipment
  • materials
  • money
  • personnel, and
  • time.
 
Also known as:

project

Discussion
 

The word “project” is often used interchangeably with “program” in academic circles and by the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) in regard to language development activities.

 

The word “program” tends to be used in contexts such as

 
 

The word “project” tends to be used in contexts such as the following:

 
  • Philippine language projects
  • The Manobo translation project
  • The Manobo literacy funding project
Examples
 

Here are some examples of programs:

 

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