IMED5810 Program Evaluation

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2019OnlineOnline
Content
This unit focuses on developing knowledge and skills in program evaluation.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) describe a range of evaluation models and frameworks; (2) articulate the evaluation processes; (3) apply evaluation processes to an existing health-related program; and (4) disseminate through discussion and presentation with peers and professional colleagues.
Assessment
This comprises three assignments—a critique of an evaluation case, an evaluation plan (includes evaluation report proforma), and a paper incorporating relevant discussion postings, e-poster and a presentation). There are no formal examinations in this unit.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Diana Jonas-Dwyer
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
IMED5801 Principles of Teaching and Learning (may be taken concurrently as a corequisite)
Advisable prior study:
IMED5802 Principles of Assessment and Evaluation
Approved quota: 10
Note
Enrolled students can access unit material via the LMS (Learning Management System).
Text

Owen, J. M. Program Evaluation: Forms and Approaches, 3rd edn: Allen & Unwin 2006

Selected readings are provided.

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