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PME-620 Emerging Trends in Evaluation Sciences (3) Course Level: Graduate

Emerging Trends in Evaluation Sciences (3) This course introduces students to emerging trends in measurement and evaluation, including the use and critique of logframes and alternative evaluation approaches. The course covers participatory and collaborative approaches, complexity aware approaches, developmental evaluation, and the use of systematic reviews and meta-analysis. Methodologies introduced include most significant change (MSC), outcome mapping, outcome harvesting, and system mapping. Students learn about the engagement of stakeholders, including donor agencies and local community members, in evaluation design. The use of technology to facilitate more complexity aware approaches to monitoring and evaluation (M & E) is also introduced. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: PME-600.