Course Catalog

MPAG8644

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:
Public Administration
Department:
Public Administration
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
IPOL8644 *

Sections

Spring 2015 - MIIS

MPAG8644A-S15 Seminar (Levinger)

Fall 2014 - MIIS

MPAG8644A-F14 Seminar (Levinger)

Spring 2014 - MIIS

MPAG8644A-S14 Seminar (Glenzer)

Spring 2013 - MIIS

MPAG8644A-S13 Seminar (Glenzer)