2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (June 2012) 
    
    Sep 27, 2022  
2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (June 2012) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MMPA 5480 - Applied Research and Evaluation Methods


(5 cr.) Organizational credibility, community trust, and fundraising are increasingly dependent upon demonstration of program effectiveness and success. This course introduces research and evaluation methods in the public and nonprofit sectors. Students examine the strengths, limitations, and threats to validity; models, quantitative metrics, and tools used to evaluate programs and policies; and legal and ethical issues associated with research and evaluation methods. Students are asked to critically evaluate sample research, using these parameters.



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