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Program Evaluation

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This course explores program evaluation models and methods utilized in learning organizations. Both formative and summative methods are discussed, and their merits and faults are debated. Accreditation issues are among the key topics, and the influence of leadership style on program evaluation methods is examined. Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Foundations of Program Evaluation

    • Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. [Wk 3]
    • Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. [Wk 3]
    • Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. [Wk 3]

    Standards, Stakeholders, and Accreditation

    • Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. [Wk 4]
    • Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation. [Wk 4]

    Program Evaluation Planning

    • Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. [Wk 5]
    • Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. [Wk 5]
    • Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. [Wk 5]

    Data Collection and Analysis

    • Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. [Wk 6]
    • Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. [Wk 6]
    • Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation. [Wk 6]

    Issues in Program Evaluation

    • Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. [Wk 8]
    • Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation. [Wk 8]
    • Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. [Wk 8]

    Reading Weeks

    • Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. [Wk 2]
    • Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation. [Wk 2]

    Data Interpretation and Reporting

    • Competency A: Apply evaluation theories to support decision making in program evaluation. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Select appropriate research design and data collection methods for program evaluation and improvement. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Formulate effective evaluation plans based on the context of the program. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Determine leadership roles and responsibilities in designing, implementing, and reporting program evaluation. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Analyze data in the framework of programmatic evaluation. [Wk 7]
    • Competency F: Examine the relationship between programmatic evaluation and accreditation. [Wk 7]
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