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Communicating and Reporting

Course Info

Course ID

PSY 885

Credits

3

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Course Description

For evaluations to meet their aim of improving social programming and informing program and policy decisions, evaluators have to communicate findings effectively and promote their appropriate use. In this course, we will cover principles of effective communication and reporting. Students will learn how to develop a dissemination plan, facilitate stakeholder meetings and workshops, generate actionable recommendations, display data, and present findings using multiple modalities. By the end of the semester students will be expected to:

  1. Identify relevant audiences for an evaluation’s findings
  2. Facilitate workshops to elicit stakeholder values and reflections on findings
  3. Create a basic dissemination plan
  4. Develop effective data displays
  5. Present findings in diverse oral and written formats
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of innovative methods for presenting evaluation findings

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Course ID

PSY 885

Credits

3

Link


Course Description

For evaluations to meet their aim of improving social programming and informing program and policy decisions, evaluators have to communicate findings effectively and promote their appropriate use. In this course, we will cover principles of effective communication and reporting. Students will learn how to develop a dissemination plan, facilitate stakeholder meetings and workshops, generate actionable recommendations, display data, and present findings using multiple modalities. By the end of the semester students will be expected to:

  1. Identify relevant audiences for an evaluation’s findings
  2. Facilitate workshops to elicit stakeholder values and reflections on findings
  3. Create a basic dissemination plan
  4. Develop effective data displays
  5. Present findings in diverse oral and written formats
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of innovative methods for presenting evaluation findings

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