2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 03, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

IDCE 30229 - Program Monitoring and Evaluation Fundamentals


This is an introductory graduate course in program monitoring and evaluation.  It examines the evolution of the range of paradigms, methodologies, and methods associated with program monitoring and evaluation. It focuses primarily on understanding, and then contrasting the hegemonic logical framework approaches to program evaluation with more developmental modes of evaluation, and it aims to help students develop a range of practical skills and tools necessary for designing and conducting program evaluations. The course emphasizes the iterative action and reflection cycles of conceptualizing, planning, collecting, analyzing, interpreting, utilizing, and communicating data and results. The course also examines a range of evaluation methodologies that are utilized by local and international organizations and agencies in the development, implementation, and management of monitoring and evaluation systems.

Concentrations:

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Effectiveness

Anticipated Terms Offered: Anually