EDR 66500 Program Evaluation

An educational leader often assumes the responsibility to design, implement and/or evaluate a specific program at the university, district, building or classroom level to increase achievement or support learner success. This course introduces the components and process of a program evaluation within a nonprofit or other environment. Students will gain practical experience by developing an evaluation proposal utilizing a single system design including formative and summative evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness, strengths and weaknesses of a particular program. Students will also gain knowledge of the ethical issues related to conducting a program evaluation.