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PHC 6750 PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT and EVALUATION in HEALTH PROGRAMS Section RVC 1108 GENERAL INFORMATION Instructor: Prof. Michael W. Popejoy, Ph.D., M.P Phone: (704) 362-3245 (Home) Office: Cell: (561) 373-2267 Office Hours: E-mail: Please use Blackboard Course Mail 24 hour response time (Including weekends) (Also use dr_popejoy@hotmail.com) COURSE DESCRIPTION This graduate level course within the MPH Program serves the needs of professionals from a variety of health disciplines finding themselves responsible for developing, implementing, or evaluating health programs. This course uses the public health pyramid with consistent use of program theory and role modeling of evidence-based practice. Effect theory will be emphasized which will focus on how the intervention results in program effects. This model will be used to as a means of linking program theory to process theory evaluation designs and data collection. An overview of linking inputs to outputs to outcomes will be illustrated using a General Systems Theory design model. COURSE OBJECTIVES
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Students will be able to: Identify the critical stakeholders in public health programs Recognize the need and efficacy of program planning and evaluation Describe role modeling of evidence-based practice Classify the roles of planners and evaluators in public health programs Evaluate community health assessment tools for program planning Explain how the General Systems Theory Model works in public health programs Define the term “processes” involved in public health planning and evaluation COURSE PREREQUISITES For information about prerequisites, click here . TEXTBOOK Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Practical, Systematic Approach for Community Health (2 nd edition) L. Michele Issel Jones and Bartlett (2009) ISBN: 13: 978-0-7637-5334-4 (pbk.) Click here to buy your textbook online at the FIU Bookstore. EXPECTATION OF THIS COURSE Students are expected to: Review the Start Here folder located in the course content. Review the Policies Page as is important to the quality of your education. Introduce yourself to the class during the first week by posting a self introduction in the appropriate discussion forum under the Start Here folder. Take the practice quiz under the Start Here folder to ensure that your computer is compatible with Blackboard Interact online with instructor/s and peers and keep up with all assignments. Review and follow the course calendar
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GRADING Course Requirements Weights Mid-Term Examination 25% Discussion / Participation (Discussion Board 20% and Live Town Hall Meetings 5% or 1% per meeting attended) 25% Research Paper or Case Study (Student’s option) 25% Final Examination 25% Total 100% Letter Grade Range Letter Grade Range Letter Grade Range A above 93 B- 81 - 83 D+ 67 - 70 A- 91 - 92 C+ 77 - 80 D 64 - 66 B+ 87 - 90 C 74 - 76 D- 61 - 63 B 84 - 86 C- 71 - 73 F < 61 DISCUSSION Keep in mind that forum discussions are public, and care should be taken when determining what
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