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2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDL 7170 - Program Evaluation and Policy Analysis (3)

When Offered: On Demand
This course provides a broad survey of educational evaluation theory and practice, and the relationship of evaluation to educational policy analysis, along with practical experience in designing educational evaluations and policy studies. The course begins with an examination of the historical underpinnings of educational evaluation and policy analysis, their role in improving education, their points of distinction from other forms of systematic inquiry, and the origins of the variety of alternative conceptions of evaluation and policy analysis in practice today. This examination is followed by an in-depth study of a variety of evaluation and policy analysis models.