Program Evaluation and Policy Analysis for Emergency Managers - YMED5009

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Course Outline: See Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine will need to provide approval from their program authority and the approval of the course convenor to

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course is being taught by Arizona State University as a PLuS Alliance course.
ASU Course Code: CPP520

The course is available online to students enrolled in specific postgraduate programs in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

The overall goal of this course is to develop knowledge and expertise in the practice of evaluating public or nonprofit sector programs, policies and other agency actions—especially as applicable in the area of emergency management and homeland security issues . The course will do so specifically by developing students’ knowledge and skill in identifying appropriate research designs for particular evaluation problems, knowledge, skill and ability in focusing evaluation reports based on project objectives, refinement of skill and ability in empirical analysis, and in the development of skill and ability in appropriately characterizing and presenting empirical those data gathered for an assessment project. In sum, this course should be understood as an opportunity to learn more about conducting evaluative research in a way that is relevant to solving public and nonprofit sector management challenges.

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