Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Dr Amy Gullickson
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Currently enrolled students:
The Graduate Certificate in Evaluation is a program of professional qualification catering for the needs of those who wish to develop their understanding of evaluation theory, method, and practice at local, national and international levels. Our students include policy and program planners, trainers, teachers, performance auditors internal monitoring and evaluation staff, project staff, managers, health professionals, and independent consultants. They are drawn from the public sector, non-government agencies, and business in areas such as education, welfare, and health.
The course aims to enable students to become familiar with theories underlying policy and program development, the roles of various types of evaluation as well as key concepts and approaches to evaluation. It will encourage critical review of important issues in the design, conduct and use of evaluation.
Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Evaluation should be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The Graduate Certificate in Evaluation is a 50 point coursework classified course. Students undertaking this course will be expected to complete two compulsory subjects and two elective subjects.
Information on the 50 point, fully online coursework-classified Graduate Certificate in Evaluation (GC-EVALO) is available here: https://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/view/2015/GC-EVALO
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Study Period Commencement:
April, October, Term 2, Term 4
July, Term 1, Term 3
Study Period Commencement:
July, Term 3
April, Term 2
April, October, Term 4
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
|Further Study:|| |
Graduates may progress to a range of other graduate coursework programs.
Graduates will have begun to develop evidence- and practice-based knowledge of evaluation and research that applies across disciplines. They will demonstrate a basic level of skill designing and conducting evaluation and research activities, and communicating with clients and stakeholders. Graduates will have begun to develop as critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning.
Graduates will be prepared to contribute meaningfully to evaluation thinking and practice in their professional and community contexts. They will understand the existence of multiple sets of values, how those affect the task of evaluation, and how to make the values conversation an explicit component of evaluation work.
Integrity and Self-Awareness
Graduates will be aware of existing professional standards and competencies for evaluators. They will understand the importance of critically reflecting on their evaluation practice and have set the foundation for a strong sense of intellectual integrity regarding evaluation.
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/professional_development/course_list/evaluation|
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