Program Evaluation and Data Analysis

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Course Number: 
GAFL 641

Course Section

001

Program: 

  • Executive MPA

Course Type: 

  • Core

Instructor(s)

Semester: 

  • Spring 2022

Course Format

Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus
On-Campus Day(s): 
Saturday
On-Campus Time(s): 

Spring 2022 on-campus meetings will be held on the following Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 - 5:30 p.m. (break for lunch from 1 - 2 p.m.): Jan 15th, Feb 19th, Mar 19th, Apr 22nd. The class will meet online on Monday evenings from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.

On-Campus Location:

Online
Online Day(s): 
Monday
Online Time: 
5:15 - 6:15 p.m
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 from needs assessment to analysis of findings to 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.

This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly, on-campus meetings in Philadelphia, PA. Also, please note there is an additional $150 online course fee. 

Prerequisites: GAFL 612 Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu