Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week (Classroom) |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Lucio Naccarella
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
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This subject examines the diverse purposes health program evaluations can serve and the wide range of environments in which health program evaluations are conducted. Using Australian and overseas evaluation examples, students gain an overview of conceptual and methodological issues in the key evaluation approaches. The three major stages in the conduct of an evaluation are covered: planning and negotiating the terms and design of the evaluation; data collection and analysis; and the provision of findings. Each stage is considered through example and critique of those examples, with opportunities to apply these skills in the development of an evaluation plan for a real, work-based program.
On completion of this subject students will have:
Two minor assignments (1000 words) due Friday 1 May and Tuesday 19 May (15% each; total of 30%)
One major assignment - an evaluation plan (3000 words) due Friday 5 June (70%)
Hawthorne, G. Introduction to Health Program Evaluation, Centre for Health Program Evaluation, 2000 (provided with subject notes)
Owen, J.M. Program Evaluation: Forms and Approaches, 3rd Edition, St. Leonards, Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Ovretveit, J. (2002). Action evaluation of health programmes and changes: a handbook for a user. Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical Press
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
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Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy |
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare
Master of Adolescent Health & Wellbeing
Master of Public Health
100 Point Master of Social Policy |
150 Point Master of Social Policy
200 Point Master of Social Policy
Health Program Evaluation
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