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Unit of Study CYS03347 - Improving Practice through Program Evaluation (2017)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    9

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe the role and value of evaluation in social and educational settings
2 discuss various theories and philosophies informing contemporary approaches to evaluation
3 critically analyse models of evaluation and appropriate methods and techniques in implementation
4 select appropriate evaluation methods to suit different purposes
5 design an evaluation relevant to a specific organisation and context.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe the role and value of evaluation in social and educational settings
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  2. discuss various theories and philosophies informing contemporary approaches to evaluation
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  3. critically analyse models of evaluation and appropriate methods and techniques in implementation
    • GA1:
  4. select appropriate evaluation methods to suit different purposes
    • GA2:
  5. design an evaluation relevant to a specific organisation and context.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA5: