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Introduction to Program Evaluation in PFRH

Summer Institute
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Academic Year
2024 - 2025
Instruction Method
Synchronous Online
Start Date
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
End Date
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Class Time(s)
Tuesday, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Are you interested to learn how to determine whether a program is effective? This course teaches students to describe a program from the lens of an evaluator and the skills and knowledge needed to conduct a program evaluation.
Familiarizes students with the basic concepts of program evaluation. Teaches skills in writing goals and SMART objectives, as well as developing logic models and creating a plan for a process evaluation.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Describe a program from the lens of an evaluator
  2. Develop a program logic model
  3. Describe the main components of a process evaluation and methods that can be used to address each component
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 10% Participation
  • 50% Written Assignment(s)
  • 40% Final Paper
Special Comments

Students will attend class sessions virtually. Students are expected to be present and engage in course discussion during the class times indicated.