UEval: Evaluation in the Community Context

Training Opportunity
Date & Time
Location Name
University of Alberta

SPRING SESSION | MAY 30, 31, JUNE 1-3, 2022

Offered by: MA in Community Engagement, University of Alberta

Audience: Community stakeholders, Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) learners

Course Description: Introduction to the basics of evaluation, including the foundations, approaches, steps, strategies, and ethical considerations of evaluation, with an application across diverse disciplines (e.g., health care, community development, government, not-for-profit). During a week-long intensive course, community stakeholders and CPE learners will work together with graduate students and undergraduate students. Students will work through case studies (project-based curricula) to develop evaluative responses to community-informed issues.

Delivery Format and Resources:

  • Pre-course online modules May 2 - May 29, 2022
  • Synchronous online sessions Monday, May 30 – Friday, June 3, 2022 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This course includes 4 online modules that students will be required to complete prior to the start of the online synchronous session on May 30, 2022. The synchronous session is a one week intensive (May 30, 31, June 1-3). There are no prerequisites for this course and this course is open to all community stakeholders and CPE learners. After the completion of the week-long intensive course, students will be required to submit a completed evaluation plan as a team. There is no examination in this course.

Materials will include a reading package. Online articles and reference to relevant websites will be provided in the syllabus on the eClass site.