PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION

PHE5PDE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is intended for professionals who have responsibility for planning, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services in public health, health care and human services sectors. Students will develop their understanding of and gain experience in applying major frameworks, models and approaches for planning and evaluating health programs in different contexts. Students will learn how to undertake needs assessments and interpret the influence of contextual factors on program design and implementation. Ways to anticipate and deal with technical, resource and other issues and problems that may arise during planning, implementation and evaluation will be addressed. Students will gain skills in using project management methodology and program logic models. Real-world case studies will be used extensively.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorZhanming Liang

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMHADE or HMHA or HMHS or HMHSB or HMPHC or HZHPHID or HZPHHA or HZMBHA or HMERGD All other students will need to seek approval from the Subject Coordinator

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThe subject must be done in conjunction with PHE5ALS Classes for on campus students are held at the city campus. The subject is a core subject for the Master of Public Health (HMPHC) and Master of Health Administration (HMHA). International students can enrol in blended mode but not online mode.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Project management in health and community services: getting good ideas to work.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDwyer, J., Liang, Z., Thiessen, V. & Martini, A.

Year2013

Edition/Volume2nd Ed

PublisherALLEN & UNWIN: SYDNEY

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Define and apply major approaches to planning and evaluating health services
02. Critically assess the validity of the program/project evaluation results and use the results to guide future program/project design and practice
03. Apply project lifecycle and design theories to guide actual project and program planning, implementation and evaluation
04. Conduct needs analysis to generate valid and up to date evidence to prove the importance and value of the proposed interventions and strategies in addressing health care related needs of specific population groups
05. Critically assess the major issues that affect project management, develop strategies in guiding project implementation, and developing evaluation mechanism in monitoring and measuring the project success

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZhanming Liang

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Six 4.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
Three 2.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Tutorials are optional to students.

WorkShopWeek: 42 - 42
One 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation (4 students per group, total 1500 words equivalent)Detailed marking table is develop to guide the distribution of marks. Comments provided directly to the submitted work and in class.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

One 1500 word assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

One 2500 word assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six short online quizzes throughout the semester (1000 words equivalent)Correct answers are provided during the teaching to the whole class. No individual feedback is required.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZhanming Liang

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
Six 2.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation (4 students per group, total 1500 words equivalent)Detailed marking table is develop to guide the distribution of marks. Comments provided directly to the submitted work and in class.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

One 1500 word assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

One 2500 word assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six short online quizzes throughout the semester (1000 words equivalent)Correct answers are provided during the teaching to the whole class. No individual feedback is required.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5