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380.612.01 Applications in Program Monitoring and Evaluation

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
4th term
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • W F,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Sarah Shea Crowne
Course Instructor:



Students learn and practice the skills to conduct evaluations of local and international public health interventions. Emphasizes scientifically rigorous evaluations whose results are useful to program stakeholders and are actually applied to improve interventions.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Work with program stakeholders to identify the intended use and intended users of the evaluation
  2. Develop a conceptual framework for the evaluation that guides the development of evaluation questions
  3. Select appropriate study designs to match the evaluation questions and the political and logistic feasibility of conducting research
  4. Develop measurable indicators
  5. Write an evaluation grant proposal and to develop a budget for an evaluation
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation is based on completion of three case studies and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required