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PUB-5009: Public Program Evaluation

Week 1 Resources

Backpack Full of Cash

Films Media Group. (2017). Backpack full of cash. Films On Demand. Segment 12.

This 10:19-minute excerpt of a longer video about educational reform discusses a real-life case of program evaluation, including the impact that evaluation, communication, and media reporting can have on families.


Evaluation: A Systematic Approach

Rossi, P. H., Lipsey, M. W., & Henry, G. T. (2019). Evaluation: A systematic approach. SAGE.

Chapter 1 (pp. 1-30) of this book defines program evaluation. Furthermore, this chapter describes important concepts and theories of program evaluation.

Access your Redshelf book in the Getting Started module of the course or click on Bookshelf in the top navigation bar of the course.