Checking date: 17/11/2021


Course: 2021/2022

Evaluation of public policy and public programs
(14318)
Study: Dual Bachelor in International Studies and Political Science (320)


Coordinating teacher: CRUZ RUBIO, CESAR NICANDRO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Sciences

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Objectives
On having finished the course, the student will have acquired: - Intermediate level knowlege on public policy evaluation - Competences and skills to apply theoretical knowledge in conducting public programs/projects evaluations
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Public policies as an evaluation object. Peculiarities and characteristics. 2. Introduction to evaluation. Key elements, phases and functions. 3. Design and planning of an evaluation. 4. Evaluation questions and value criteria. 5. Fieldwork, techniques and assessment tools. 6. Data analysis and interpretation,
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities: - Practical exercises (tests, test analysis and practical case studies about the main topics of the subject). Some of them will be assessed. - Design and planning of a program / project evaluation Tutorship: Individual, on the established schedule.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • European Commission. EVALSED Sourcebook: Method and Technique. EC. 2013
  • European Commission . EVALSED: The resource for the evaluation of Socio-Economic Development. EC. 2013
  • WEISS, C.H.. Evaluation : methods for studying programs and policies. New Jersey: Prentice Hall. 1998
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • DONALDSON, S.I.; CHRISTIE, C.A.; MARK, M.M. (eds.). Credible and actionable evidence. The Foundations for Rigorous and Influential Evaluations (2ª edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage . 2015
  • IEPP. Guidelines for the Evaluability Assessment of Public Policies. Instituto de Evaluación de Políticas Públicas. Gobierno de España. 2020
  • IEPP. Guidelines for Public Policies design evaluation. Instituto de Evaluación de Políticas Públicas Gobierno de España. 2020
  • IEPP. Guidelines for Public Policies implementation evaluation . Instituto de Evaluación de Políticas Públicas. Gobierno de España. 2020
  • IEPP. Guidelines for Public Policies outcomes and impact evaluation. Instituto de Evaluación de Políticas Públicas. Gobierno de España. 2020
  • STUFFLEBEAM, D.L. y SHINKFIELD, A.J.. Evaluation Theory, Models & Applications. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 2007
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.