PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION

PHE5PDE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is intended for professionals who have responsibility for planning and implementing evaluations of programs and services in public health and health care sectors. Students will develop an in depth understanding and gain experience in applying major frameworks, models and approaches for evaluating public health programs and health services in a range of practice contexts. Students will develop and in-depth understanding of the approaches and levels of evaluation, and skills in choosing appropriate methods for each level of evaluation. Case studies will be used to develop students understanding of the strengths and limitations of different evaluation approaches. Students will have the opportunity to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan and data collection instrument.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRuth Mackenzie-Stewart

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/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. Appraise how levels of evaluation are applied to health services and public health programs.
02. Distinguish between research paradigms and methods to select and apply appropriate approaches to different levels and types of evaluation questions
03. Critique strengths and limitations of different evaluation approaches in a range of practice contexts.
04. Develop a comprehensive evaluation plan and justify the approach adopted.
05. Develop a data collection instrument, aligned with an evaluation plan, that demonstrates an understanding of measurement quality.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuth Mackenzie-Stewart

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Selection and Review of evaluation approaches. Group written report (1000 words)

N/AReportGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Evaluation plan (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Data collection instrument (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuth Mackenzie-Stewart

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Selection and Review of evaluation approaches. Group written report (1000 words)

N/AReportGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Evaluation plan (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Data collection instrument (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5