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DEFM410 - Program Appraisal


This course is designed to develop the basic skills essential to evaluate public programs. Knowledge of the policy process and of research methods are brought together in the execution of an ethical evaluation of how well the processes, and outcomes of a program meet the needs at which the program is targeted. This course will introduce the basic concepts of planning and carrying out an evaluation, the most commonly used analytical tools, and cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness methods. It will also introduce the basic format of evaluation reports.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, 7th ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom.
ISBN: 9780761908944
Publication Info: VS-Sage
Author: Rossi, Lipsey, Freeman
Unit Cost: $66.67
Electronic ISBN: 9781452258447
Electronic Unit Cost: $35.00