Developing Evaluation Capacity

Subject EDUC90719 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Term 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Pre-teaching Period Start 06-Apr-2015
Teaching Period 13-Apr-2015 to 07-Jun-2015
Assessment Period End 12-Jun-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 07-Apr-2015
Census Date 01-May-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 22-May-2015

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge:

It is recommended that students have completed either EDUC90713 Program Evaluation: Forms and Approaches or EDUC90850 Foundations of Evaluation before undertaking this subject.

Non Allowed Subjects:
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Amy Gullickson


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Subject Overview:

This subject is based on a growing trend of sectors and organisations asking evaluators to build and develop their capacity in evaluation thinking and practice.

This subject will explore the fundamentals of evaluation capacity building, the concept of developing evaluation capacity with individuals, teams and organisations and how to apply these concepts in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject it is expected that students should be able to:

  • identify targets for evaluation capacity development
  • describe evaluation capacity building frameworks and models
  • reflect on the role of an evaluator in evaluation capacity building
  • apply evaluation practices to evaluation capacity building interventions
  • demonstrate instructional strategies for use in evaluation capacity building
  • design strategies for evaluation capacity building interventions
  • 2-3 exercises on subject content, ongoing (20%)
  • 2-3 case reflections, ongoing (20%)
  • written task of 2250 words, end of subject, (45%)
  • 3 forum participation tasks, ongoing (15%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Evaluation
Graduate Certificate in Evaluation
Master of Education
Master of Education
Master of Evaluation
Master of Evaluation
Master of Evaluation
Postgraduate Certificate in Evaluation

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