Academics

Program Evaluation

Course Number: 
GAFL 641

Semester: 

  • Spring 2018
Course Format: 
Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus
On-Campus Day(s): 
Friday
Saturday
On-Campus Time(s): 

On-campus meetings for Spring 2018 will be on the following Friday mornings (9:30am-1pm) and Saturday afternoons (2-5:30pm): January 12-13, February 9-10, March 16-17, April 20-21.

Online
Online Day(s): 
Monday
Online Time: 
7:45pm - 8:45pm
Course Description: 

This course introduces program evaluation in the context of research methods. Students learn about design and the application of data collection skills to all phases of program/service delivery, such as needs assessment, analysis of findings, and implementation of changes based on results. Students learn to appreciate how these skills can be used as practical tools for identifying problems of developing and implementing programs. This applied-methods course provides students with practical experience to apply guidelines of evaluation and research methods in actual program evaluation projects in the Philadelphia region.

This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-a-month, on-campus meetings in Philadelphia, PA.

On-campus meetings for Spring 2018 will be on the following Friday mornings (9:30am-1pm) and Saturday afternoons (2-5:30pm): January 12-13, February 9-10, March 16-17, April 20-21.  The class will meet online weekly on Mondays 7:45-8:45pm.

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Contact Information

Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu