EXT 496 – Evaluation in the Community Context

EXT 496 – Evaluation in the Community Context

A 3-credit elective
offered by MA in Community Engagement, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta

Spring session

June 1-5, 2020

Register via Bear Tracks 

Course Description

Introduction to the basics of evaluation, including the foundations, approaches, steps, strategies, and ethical considerations of evaluation, with an application across diverse disciplines (e.g., health care, community development, government, not-for-profit). During a week-long intensive course, undergraduate students will work together with graduate students and community stakeholders. Students will work through case studies (project-based curricula) to develop evaluative responses to community-informed issues.

Delivery Format and Resources

  • Pre-course online modules
    May 4 – 31, 2020
  • Synchronous online sessions
    Monday, June 1 – Friday, June 5, 2020
    8:30am – 4:30pm

This course includes 4 online modules that students will be required to complete prior to the start of the online synchronous session on June 1, 2020. The synchronous session is a one week intensive (1-5 June 2020).There are no prerequisites for this course and this course is open to all undergraduate students. After the completion of the week-long intensive course, students will be required to submit a completed evaluation plan. There is no examination in this course.

Materials will include a reading package. Online articles and reference to relevant web
sites will be provided in the syllabus on the eClass site.

For more information contact ecninfo@ualberta.ca