PADM 5340

PADM 5340

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This graduate-level course provides an introduction to basic evaluation concepts and main types of evaluation approach, as well as the norms, values and inherent tensions of professional evaluation practice. Emphasis is on cultivating evaluative thinking, understanding the strengths of qualitative and quantitative methods for evaluation, and carefully weighing tradeoffs between rigor, feasibility and use of results. Using small case scenarios and exercises, students will learn to answer the question: what is the right evaluation approach for this situation? Includes practice with measure development, data collection, analysis and reporting.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Master of Public Administration (MPA) students or by permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18723 PADM 5340   LEC 001

    • TR Kennedy Hall 213
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Eiseman, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person