Master's Degree

Spring 2022 Course Information
Program Evaluation in Ag & Extension Settings

Course Description
The intent of this course is to teach students how to plan and conduct a meaningful and useful evaluation in extension and non-formal settings. Students will gain knowledge and skills in planning evaluations; designing evaluation studies and evaluation instruments; collecting and analyzing data; and using evaluation results. Students will learn evaluation theoretical concepts and their application in real-life situations.
Contacts
Instructor

Jay Jayaratne
Office: 919-515-6079
jay_jayaratne@ncsu.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation
Wholey, J. S., Hatry, H. P., Newcomer, K. E.
Edition: 4th
ISBN: 978-1118893609
Publisher: San Francisco: Jossey-Bass


Course Access
 
About three weeks before NCSU first day of class (or, if it is close to the start of classes, as soon as the student signs up), campus coordinator Breanna Collins will email individual students a welcome letter with his/her campus Unity ID, student ID number and temporary password. The email also includes log in instructions for .

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
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