Course Catalog

IPOL8644

Sem:ProgramEvaluation for SCOs

This course will introduce different aspects of Program Evaluation in the first half of the semester. In the second half, students will conduct an evaluation in the field. Students will evaluate selected programs in organizations in the Monterey Bay area. The goals of the course include: a) understanding the process of evaluation; b) gaining familiarity with evaluation concepts, techniques and issues; c) choosing among different alternatives for conducting development evaluations, including data collection, analysis and reporting; and, d) designing an evaluation. We will have specific sessions on the following topics: a) evaluation models; b) new development evaluation approaches; c) impact, descriptive and normative evaluation designs; d) data collection and sampling; e) data analysis and interpretation; e) building a performance-based evaluation; and f) political, social and economic contexts of evaluation.
Subject:
International Policy
Department:
International Policy
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Fall 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8644A-F12 Seminar (Levinger)

Spring 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8644A-S12 Seminar (Glenzer)

Fall 2011 - MIIS

IPOL8644A-F11 Seminar (Levinger)

Fall 2010 - MIIS

IPOL8644A-F10 Seminar (Levinger)

Spring 2010 - MIIS

IPOL8644A-S10 Seminar (Levinger)

Fall 2009 - MIIS

IPOL8644A-F09 Seminar (Levinger)