Course: Fundamentals of Program Evaluation

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Fundamentals of Program Evaluation

Course

Instructor:

Jane Bertrand

Originally Offered:

Spring 2006

Offered By:

Department of Population and Family Health Sciences

Course Number:

380.611



Description:

Fundamentals of Program Evaluation familiarizes students in different types of program evaluation, including needs assessment, formative research, process evaluation, monitoring of outputs and outcomes, impact assessment, and cost analysis. Students gain practical experience through a series of exercises involving the design of a conceptual framework, development of indicators, analysis of computerized service statistics, and development of an evaluation plan to measure impact. This course covers experimental, quasi-experimental, and non-experimental study designs, including the strengths and limitations of each.