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PSYC 8315 Program Evaluation: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 8315 Course Readings

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Bennett, S., Ozawa, S., Rodriguez, D., Paul, A., Kingh, K., & Singh, S. (2015). Monitoring and evaluating transition and sustainability of donor-funded programs: Reflections on the Avahan experience. Evaluation and Program Planning, 52, 148–158. doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2015.05.003

Edrees, H., Connors, C., Paine, L., Norvell, M., Taylor, H., & Wu, A. W. (2016). Implementing the RISE second victim support programme at the Johns Hopkins Hospital: A case study. BMJ Open, 30(9). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011708

Hoying, J., & Melnyk, B. M. (2016). COPE: A pilot study with urban-dwelling minority sixth-grade youth to improve physical activity and mental health outcomes. Journal of School Nursing, 32(5), 347–356. doi:10.1177/1059840516635713

Kim, D. H., Lee, J. H., Park, J., & Shin, J. S. (2017). Process-oriented evaluation of an international faculty development program for Asian developing countries: A qualitative study. BMC Medical Education, 17(1). doi:10.1186/s12909-017-1101-2

McCarthy, A. E., Young, J. F., Benas, J. S., & Gallop, R. J. (2018). School-related outcomes from randomized controlled trial of adolescent depression prevention programs. Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders, 26(3), 170–181. doi:10.1177/1063426617717739

Nguyen, T.-H., Nguyen, M. H., & Nguyen, B. M. D. (2018). From marginalized to validated: An in-depth case study of an Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander serving institution. Review of Higher Education, 41(3), 327–363.

Shannon, L. M., Hulbig, S. K., Birdwhistell, S., Newell, J., & Neal, C. (2015). Implementation of an enhanced probation program: Evaluating process and preliminary outcomes. Evaluation and Program Planning, 49, 50–62. doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2014.11.004

Tanner-Smith, E. E., Lipsey, M. W., & Wilson, D. B. (2016). Juvenile drug court effects on recidivism and drug use: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 12, 477–513. doi:10.1007/s11292-016-9274-y

Tsai, H. Y., Chen, K. M., & Huang, H. T. (2018). Acupunch exercise program development and feasibility evaluation for older adults. Rehabilitation Nursing. doi:10.1097/rnj.0000000000000157

Wong, Y. J., McKean Blackwell, N., Goodrich Mitts, N., Gabana, N. T., & Li, Y. (2017). Giving thanks together: A preliminary evaluation of the Gratitude Group Program. Practice Innovations, 2(4), 243–257. doi:10.1037/pri0000058

Yeo, S. (2018). Course quality management based on monitoring by students at a medical school. Korean Journal of Medical Education, 30(2), 141–152. doi:10.3946/kjme.2018.89

Zimmerman, M. A. (2017). Youth empowerment solutions: Evaluation of an after-school program to engage middle school students in community change. Health Education & Behavior, 45(1), 20–31. doi:10.1177/1090198117710491

PSYC 8315 Required Course Readings

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Allan, J., Pope, R., O'Meara, P., Higgs, J., & Kent, J. (2011). Serving inland rural communities through university clinics. Health Education Journal, 70(4), 475–480.

Ateudjieu, J., Williams, J., Hirtle, M., Baume, C., Ikingura, J., Niaré, A., & Sprumont, D. (2010). Training needs assessment in research ethics evaluation among research ethics committee members in three African countries: Cameroon, Mali and Tanzania. Developing World Bioethics, 10(2), 88–98.

Azzam, T. (2010). Evaluator responsiveness to stakeholders. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(1), 45–65

Bailey, D. B., Raspa, M., & Fox, L. C. (2012). What is the future of family outcomes and family-centered services? Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 31(4), 216–223.

Bartholomew, J. B., Miller, B. M., Ciccolo, J. T., Atwood, R., & Gottlieb, N. H. (2008). Walk Texas! 5-a-day intervention for Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) clients: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Community Health, 33(5), 297–303.

Bolman, C., Tattersall, C., Waterink, W., Janssen, J., van den Berg, B., van Es R., & Koper, P. (2007). Learners’ evaluation of a navigation support tool in distance education. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 23(5), 384–392.

Chelimsky, E. (2013). Balancing evaluation theory and practice in the real world. American Journal of Evaluation, 34(1), 91–98.

Coryn, C. L. S., Schröter, D. C., & Hanssen, C. E. (2009). Adding a time-series design element to the success case method to improve methodological rigor: An application for nonprofit program evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 30(1), 80–92.

Devers, K. J., & Frankel, R. M. (2000). Study design in qualitative research—2: Sampling and data collection strategies. Education for Health: Change in Learning & Practice, 13(2), 263–271.

Fluker, S., Whalen, U., Schneider, J., Cantey, P., Bussey-Jones, J. Brady, D., & Doyle, J. P. (2010). Incorporating performance improvement methods into a needs assessment: Experience with a nutrition and exercise curriculum. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(Supplement 4), 627–633.

Frankel, R. M. & Devers, K. J. (2000a). Study design in qualitative research—1: Developing questions and assessing resource needs. Education for Health: Change in Learning & Practice, 13(2), 251–261.

Frankel, R. M., & Devers, K. (2000b). Qualitative research: A consumer’s guide. Education for Health: Change in Learning & Practice, 13(1), 113–123.

Hurteau, M., Houle, S., & Mongiat, S. (2009). How legitimate and justified are judgments in program evaluation? Evaluation, 15(3), 307–319.

Hutchinson, D., Anthony, W., Massaro, J., & Rogers, E. S. (2007). Evaluation of a combined supported computer education and employment training program for persons with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 30(3), 189–197.

Jacobson, M. R., Azzam, T., & Baez, J. G. (2013). The nature and frequency of inclusion of people with disabilities in program evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 34(1), 23–44

Johnson, R. B., & Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2004). Mixed methods research: A research paradigm whose time has come. Educational Researcher, 33(7), 14–26.

Kundin, D. M. (2010). A conceptual framework for how evaluators make everyday practice decisions. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(3), 347–362.

Lawrenz, F., Gullickson, A., & Toal, S. (2007). Dissemination: Handmaiden to evaluation use. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(3), 275–289.

Layard, R., Clark, D., Knapp, M., & Mayraz, G. (2007). Cost-benefit analysis of psychological therapy. National Institute Economic Review, 202(1), 90–98.

Ledermann, S. (2012). Exploring the necessary conditions for evaluation use in program change. American Journal of Evaluation, 33(2), 159–178.

Lee, S., & Aos, S. (2011). Using cost-benefit analysis to understand the value of social interventions. Research on Social Work Practice, 21(6), 682-688.

Lynch, F. L., Striegel-Moore, R. H., Dickerson, J. F., Perrin, N., DeBar, L., Wilson, G. T., & Kraemer, H. C. (2010). Cost-effectiveness of guided self-help treatment for recurrent binge eating. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(3), 322–333.

Marsden, E., & Torgerson, C. J. (2012). Single group, pre- and post-test research designs: Some methodological concerns. Oxford Review of Education, 38(5), 583–616.

Monaghan, M., Sanders, R. E., Kelly, K. P., Cogen, F. R., & Streisand, R. (2011). Using qualitative methods to guide clinical trial design: Parent recommendations for intervention modification in type 1 diabetes. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(6), 868–872.

Morris, M. (2011). The good, the bad, and the evaluator: 25 years of AJE ethics. American Journal of Evaluation, 32(1), 134–151.

Morris, M., & Clark, B. (2013).You want me to do what? Evaluators and the pressure to misrepresent findings. American Journal of Evaluation, 34(1), 57–70.

Moscoso, S. C., Chaves, S. S., Vidal, M. P., & Argilaga, M. T. A. (2013). Reporting a program evaluation: Needs, program plan, intervention, and decisions. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 13(1), 58–66.

Newton, X. A. & Llosa, L. (2010). Toward a more nuanced approach to program effectiveness assessment: Hierarchical linear models in K–12 program evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(2), 162–179.

Orr, S. K. (2010). Exploring stakeholder values and interests in evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(4), 557–569.

Pereira, N., Peters, S. J., & Gentry, M. (2010). My class activities instrument as used in Saturday enrichment program evaluation. Journal of Advanced Academics, 21(4), 568–593.

Raupach, T., Münscher, C., Beissbarth, T., Burckhardt, G., & Pukrop, T. (2011). Towards outcome-based programme evaluation: Using student comparative self-assessments to determine teaching effectiveness. Medical Teacher, 33(8), 446–53.

Reupert, A., Mchugh, C., Maybery, D., & Mitchell, D. (2012). Training mental health promotion workers in programme evaluation. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 19(1), 31–39.

Shamblen, S. R. & Dwivedi, P. (2010). Is some data better than no data at all? Evaluating the utility of secondary needs assessment data. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 17(6), 835–852.

Smith, N. L., Brandon, P. R., Hwalek, M., Kistler, S. J., Labin, S. N., Rugh, J., & Yarnall, L. (2011). Looking ahead: The future of evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 32(4), 565–599

Snyder, L. M. (2009). Using the improvement-focused model to evaluate an online teacher education program. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 38(2), 145–153.

Uijen, A. A., Heinst, C. W., Schellevis, F. G., van den Bosch, W. J. H. M., van de Laar, F. A., Terwee, C. B., & Schers, H. J. (2012). Measurement properties of questionnaires measuring continuity of care: A systematic review. PLoS ONE, 7(7), 1–14.

Walsh, W. A., Dawson, J., & Mattingly, M. J. (2010). How are we measuring resilience following childhood maltreatment? Is the research adequate and consistent? What is the impact on research, practice, and policy? Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 11(1), 27–41.

Whitehall, A. K., Hill, L. G., & Koehler, C. R. (2012). A comparison of participant and practitioner beliefs about evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 33(2), 208–220.

Yates, B. T. (2009). Cost-inclusive evaluation: A banquet of approaches for including costs, benefits, and cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses in your next evaluation. Evaluation and Program Planning, 32(1), 52–54.

Yates, B. T., Mannix, D., Freed, M. C., Campbell, J., Johnsen, M., Jones, K., & Blyler, C. R. (2011). Consumer-operated service programs: Monetary and donated costs and cost-effectiveness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(2), 91–99.

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