About the course
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 from needs assessment to analysis of findings to the implementation of changes based on results. Students learn to appreciate how these skills can be used as practical tools for identifying problems to developing and implementing programs. This applied course provides students with practical experiences to apply guidelines of evaluation and research methods in actual program evaluation projects in Philadelphia.
Claire Robertson-Kraft, PhD, is the Founder and Director of ImpactED and an instructor at the University of Pennsylvania. She has more than ten years of experience working as a teacher, evaluator, and non-profit leader in the Philadelphia region. She has extensive experience teaching research met...
Dr. Lauren Russell is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 2017 and was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Scienc...
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