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Mary Kay Gugerty
PB AF 536
Seattle Campus

Program Evaluation in the Developing World

Provides an overview of issues in the analysis and evaluation of development projects focusing on the developing world with three themes: understanding and analyzing development programs; understanding and using the logic of impact assessment; identifying practical, field-based tools for monitoring and evaluation in low resource environments.

Class description

This class provides an overview of issues in the analysis and evaluation of development projects with a focus on the developing world.

The focus of the class is on practical, field-based evaluation strategies that might typically be used by NGOs in developing countries. This class satisfies the restricted analysis requirement for Evans School students.

Student learning goals

understanding and analyzing development programs and projects;

understanding and using the logic of impact assessment and evaluation;

identifying practical, field-based tools for conducting project monitoring and evaluation in low resource environments.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Archived Syllabus
Last Update by Blake N Cooper
Date: 05/07/2009