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  1. Education Policy and Program Evaluation Core Seminar

    address three main topics: 1) The social, political, and economic context in which education policy is developed and implemented. 2) The education policy process, from formation to implementation and evaluation. 3) Evaluation of education policies. While the seminar will not offer formal training in evaluation ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-07-31 19:34

  2. Topics in Educational Psychology

    For those interested in learning in school settings, an understanding of educational psychology, including theories of how students learn and what motivates students to learn, is fundamental. This course offers a broad introduction to psychological theory ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-07-31 19:34

  3. Schools and the Law: Selected Topics

    This six-week module introduces some of the most significant legal issues that arise in public elementary and secondary schools and their implications for school leaders. The course will explore evolving legal standards on a variety of issues, including s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-07-29 15:17

  4. SDP Institute for Leadership in Analytics

    Program Evaluation Consider key strategies and methods for program evaluation in education. Topic ... course on problem analysis, technical methods, program evaluation, and data visualization and ... insights around priority topics such as teacher effectiveness or college-going success. Stay informed:  ...

    erubin - 2015-07-09 10:00

  5. Program Evaluation: Estimating Program Effectiveness with Empirical Analysis

    Program evaluation comprises a set of statistical tools for assessing the impact of public interventions. This methodological course will develop students' skills in quantitative program evaluation. We will study a variety of evaluation designs (from random assignment to quasi-experimental ...

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  6. Program Evaluation

    impact. The key challenge when evaluating the impact of an education policy or program is to identify what ... weaknesses of different evaluation designs,including experimental and quasi-experimental techniques; to develop the skills required to be a critical reader of impact evaluations; and to develop the ability to ...

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  7. Monitoring and Evaluation for Improving Education Systems

    impact of a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system in international education development and ... by policymakers; (5) to learn the basic elements of a monitoring system and a program evaluation, including an impact evaluation in the education sector; and (6) to see how some M&E technical assistance ...

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  8. Learning from Practice: Evaluation and Improvement Science

    in improvement science and formative evaluation as a way to support learning from real-life attempts ... as well as for students interested in an introduction to the practice of evaluation. Students will ... key stakeholders, and generating relevant evaluation questions. Students will practice these skills in ...

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  9. Formative Evaluation for Educational Product Development

    Formative evaluation is a form of systematic inquiry used to improve the quality and effectiveness ... related to the evaluation of educational products. Students can expect to learn how to identify design ... the project, create an evaluation instrument to assess these goals, observe behaviors and gather user ...

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  10. The Consequences of Educational Policy Interventions in Developing Countries: Evidence from Recent Impact Evaluations

    The past two decades have seen the emergence of numerous rigorous evaluations of educational ... conclusions about the effects of the programs they evaluated. This course aims to distill the primary policy ... approaches to impact evaluation in education; and strong analytical and communication skills to make evidence ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-07-31 19:34