2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) 
    
    Aug 18, 2019  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDPD 8021 - Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability: The Sociological, Political, and Economic Factors♦


(5 cr.) At the thought-leadership level, the context of sociological, political, and economic demands are primary to understanding the purpose of assessment and evaluation. This course will focus on the decision-making models that influence assessment, evaluation, and accountability systems. Topics include political astuteness; knowledge of sociological structures, including roles, status, power, rewards, and sanctions; as well as cost-benefit analyses, responsiveness to federal/state mandates, and organizational goals and objectives.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.); 1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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