Fall 2020  |  PA 5311 Section 001: Program Evaluation (20713)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Community Engaged Learning
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/14/2020
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
 
09/28/2020
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
 
10/12/2020
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
 
10/26/2020
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
 
11/09/2020
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
 
11/23/2020
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
 
12/07/2020
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
Enrollment Status:
Closed (30 of 30 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Principal methods, primary applications of evaluation research as applied to policies/programs in health/human services, education, or the environment. Conducting evaluations. Becoming a critical consumer of studies. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
5311 will be offered as a REMOTE and ONLINE class. Course will meet REMOTELY (synchronous-online via Zoom) on 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23, and 12/7. ONLINE (asynchronous) sessions will be required during the other weeks.http://classinfo.umn.edu/?kaln0003+PA5311+Fall2020
Class Description:
This course provides an overview to program evaluation in public affairs. It explores the complexities and realities of conducting program evaluation studies in community-based settings, such as public agencies, schools, non-profit organizations, and collaborative initiatives. The overall purpose of this course is to provide students with a theoretical framework and practical strategies for conducting community-based evaluation studies.
Grading:
50% Program Evaluation Field Work

25% Reports/Papers/Memos

15% Student Presentations

10% Participation
Class Format:

30% Lecture

20% Small Group Activities

20% Student Presentations

15% Discussion

10% Laboratory

5% Guest Speakers
Workload:

50 Pages Reading Per Week

2 Reports/Papers/Memos

1 Presentation

1 Special Project
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/20713/1209
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kaln0003_PA5311_Fall2020.pdf
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
4 August 2015

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