PROGRAM DESIGN AND EVALUATION

SWP5PDE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the focus is to provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of program and management issues, in organisations and program design, as an organised response to social problems. Students will develop skills in program development and design, implementation, program resourcing/budgeting and evaluation.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGuinever Threlkeld

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students admitted in course HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM (BHS&MSW), HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM (MSW) must have passed SWP5RSB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Appraise organisational context and its influence on program design.

Activities:
Drawing on information provided in podcasts, readings and video clips of interviews from the field, students will participate in discussion of examples drawn from placement experience. Students will commence building an eportfolio after this disucssion and use this to collect learning assets and reflect on their learning throughout the subject.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

02. Apply an evidence-based approach to program design and evaluation.

Activities:
Drawing on information provided in readings, podcasts, and open access material students will discuss approaches and complete groupwork by applying aspects of the program logic model. Students will reflect on their learning in the eportfolio.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

03. Analyse critically the social and political contexts of program design.

Activities:
Through reading, podcasts and video clips of interviews from the field students will gain information to draw on during group discussion of the social and political processess evident in an identified scenario. Students will reflect on their learning in the eportfolio.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

04. Critically analyse critically relevant theoretical and empirical literature to construct problem analyses and theory of change in relation to identified social issues.

Activities:
Informed by literature searching, reading and open access materials, students will use peer teaching and collaboration to inform analysis and identify theory relevant to a specified social issue. Students will reflect on their learning in online discussion and the eportfolio.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

05. Design program objectives and integrated evaluation strategies.

Activities:
In groupwork students will complete activites focussed on elements of program design to develop skill in applying knowledge gained from readings, podcasts and open access materials. Students will draw on their eportfolios to make connections with learning across the subject.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

06. Analyse data to generate and evaluate a complex program budget

Activities:
Informed by reading, podcasts, open access material and video clips of interviews from the field studenhts will complete groupwork focussed on aspects of program budgetting. Students will use the eportfolio to collect learning assets and reflect on their learning.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGuinever Threlkeld

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 33
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via online.
"Subject is taught over 4 weeks."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
One 7.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Quizes will be completed durng workshops in Weeks 2 and 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1000 word essay25 03, 04
Apply program logic model in one 3000 word proposal, evaluation plan and budgetsubmitted online55 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 20 minute online quiz conducted in week 2 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs during workshop 10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 20 minute quiz conducted in week 4 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs. during workshop 10 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Lehmann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 33
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via online.
"Subject is taught over 4 weeks."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
One 7.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Quizes will be completed durng workshops in Weeks 2 and 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1000 word essay25 03, 04
Apply program logic model in one 3000 word proposal, evaluation plan and budgetsubmitted online55 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 20 minute online quiz conducted in week 2 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs during workshop 10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 20 minute quiz conducted in week 4 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs. during workshop 10 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Polkinghorn

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 33
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via online.
"Subject is taught over 4 weeks."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
One 7.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Quizes will be completed durng workshops in Weeks 2 and 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1000 word essay25 03, 04
Apply program logic model in one 3000 word proposal, evaluation plan and budgetsubmitted online55 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 20 minute online quiz conducted in week 2 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs during workshop 10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 20 minute quiz conducted in week 4 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs. during workshop 10 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2018, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGuinever Threlkeld

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 33
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via online.
"Subject is taught over 4 weeks."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
One 7.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Quizes will be completed durng workshops in Weeks 2 and 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1000 word essay25 03, 04
Apply program logic model in one 3000 word proposal, evaluation plan and budgetsubmitted online55 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 20 minute online quiz conducted in week 2 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs during workshop 10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 20 minute quiz conducted in week 4 (equivalent 330 words)Scheduled in computer labs. during workshop 10 02, 03, 04, 05