318.616.01 Program Evaluation II
- Health Policy and Management
- 4th term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
Introduces the fundamental principles and practices involved in the design, implementation, and analysis of program evaluations. Topics to be considered include the evaluation of ongoing programs and test of new interventions being considered for broader adoption; determining whether programs are ‘working’; procedures involved in implementing an evaluation in the field, including potential pitfalls; procedures for collecting and analyzing data.
- Learning Objectives:
- Outline the fundamental principles and practices involved in the design, implementation and analysis of program evaluation;
- Discuss the evaluation of ongoing programs and tests of new interventions being adopted;
- Describe the basic statistics principles for designing an evaluation;
- Examine procedures involved in implementing an evaluation;
- Identify the basic ideas of cost-benefit and process analyses; and
- Discuss the role of evaluation results in the policy process.
- Methods of Assessment:
class participation; program evaluation project
Final grade applies to all terms
- Enrollment Restriction:
undergraduates are not permitted in this course; students enrolled in programs other then the MPP must obtain permission of department prior to registering for this course.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required