Health Science

Evaluation Methods

Evaluation Methods
Design and carry out an evaluation plan that will measure the impact of public health programs at changing behaviors, knowledge, attitudes, and health status. Quantitative and qualitative methods will be discussed.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHLTH 100 & HLTH 330
 RecommendedHlth 332, 432.
 NoteThis course should be completed after taking Hlth 432--Methods in Health Promotion, and prior to taking Health 439--Program Planning.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 434
Course Outcomes: 

Data Collection

Collect primary data

Process, Impact and Outcome Evaluations

Know the appropriate use of process evaluations, including quality improvement, impact evaluation, and outcome evaluations

Logic Model

Create a logic model for program evaluation

Performance Indicators

Identify key performance indicators for process, impact, and outcome evaluations

Evaluation Plan

Develop an evaluation plan for a public health program using the CDC evaluation framework

Role of Evaluation

Describe the role of program evaluation within a health promotion program

Communicate Findings

Present evaluation results to stakeholders