Checking date: 12/04/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Advanced models and methods of evaluation
Study: Bachelor in Sociology (208)

Coordinating teacher: AGULLO TOMAS, MARIA SILVERIA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Analysis

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Previous subjects regarding "Evaluation"
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Knowledge: - and skills to design and developed applied research in different social sectors. - And management of methodology and basis technics of social sciences. - And technics skills to produce and to analysis quantitative and qualitative data. - And skills in sampling and field work. To know how to choose the techniques from social research (quantitative and qualitative) adjusted to the setting and the evaluation context. Learning: - Concepts and statistical techniques for human society. Capacities: - To design, used and read into social indicator. - - To link knowledge of sociology and related sciences. - - To adjusted evaluation questions to economic resources, time and human support. - - To evaluate the programs, projects, public policies and social intervention and its results. - - To promote the design of public policies drive to solve social problems. . - - To design programs and projects of social intervention. - -To analysis and synthesis. - -To information management. - - To organization and planning. Skills: - In the development of organizations (consulting, design and management of organizations and institutions). - critical thinking. - Ethical commitment. - Interdisciplinary teamwork - Decision making
Description of contents: programme
- To introduce the subject and link with previous subject¿Development Evaluation of Programes and Organitations. -operationalization: from questions or criteria to indicators. Identification of indicators and standars. Indicators reordered and ad hoc. Different ways to fix standars. - To introduce techniques: surveys, secondary sources, observation, interview, focus group, life history, others gruop techniques and product and visual analysis. - Impact Evaluation Design. Methodological options to estimate net effect: experimental desing, cuasiexperimental and noexperimental. Statistical modeling: standardization and regression. - Data analysis: Quantitative: bivariate data mining. Multivariate data mining: multivariate regression, ANOVA and ANCOVA. Qualitative: discourse analysis. Mixed methods. - Interpretation. How to produce a data interpretation based in systematic approach or driven by program theory. - The analyzing of evaluation methods and the correspondence whit proposes: enlightenment, improvement and accountability. - To identify recommendations Analysis and classification of evaluation¿s models: PISA, ACB, EFQM-TQM, CIPP (Stufflebeam), trial (Wolf). . Análisis y clasificación de modelos de evaluación: Informe PISA, ACB, EFQM, CIPP, judicial,
Learning activities and methodology
- Teacher explanation of the contents with the active participation of students through dynamic and workshops. This method relate primarily to the acquisition of knowledge and abilities. The students work whit a brief handbooks. These tasks are estimated in 3 ECTS. - Specific workshops (methological options, discourse analysis and interpretation). The three workshops are conducting mainly with the assistance of the teacher in class time. This task is estimated in 3ECTS. - Individuals or group tutorials. The teacher gives support trough individuals o groups interviews.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 10
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 90
Basic Bibliography
  • ALVIRA, F. ET AL (2008). La articulación metodólógica en las Ciencias Sociales.... UCM.
  • LIGERO, J.A. (2011a). Dos métodos de evaluación: criterios y teoría del programa. Madrid: CECOD..
  • LIGERO, J.A. (2011b). Apuntes de elección metodológica. (Son apuntes del profesor).
  • LIGERO, J.A. ET AL (2010). Informe evaluación de program de prevención "Sales hoy?". Madrid: CRE.
  • M.A.E. (1998). Metodología de la Evaluación de la Cooperación Española. Madrid: M.A.E..
  • M.A.E. (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores) (2007). Manual de Gestión de Evaluaciones de la Cooperación Española. Madrid: M.A.E..
  • MONNIER, E. (1992) . Evaluación de la acción de los poderes públicos. . Madrid: Instituto de Estudios Fiscales. .
  • NORAD (1990). El enfoque del Marco Lógico. Manual para la planificación de proyectos orientada mediantes objetivos.. Madrid: IUDC, CEDEAL..
  • STUFFLEBEAM, D. (2001),. Evaluation Models. New Directions for Program Evaluation.. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass..
  • STUFFLEBEAM, D.; MADAUS, G. y KELLAGHAN, T. (2002). . Evaluation Models. Viewpoints on educational and human services evaluation. . Boston: Kluwe Academic..
  • WEISS, C. (1998). . Evaluation. . New Jersey: Prentice ¿ Hall..

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