• Department of Defe
  • This report evaluates two programs offered by the U.S. Department of Defense that provide solution-focused counseling for common personal and family issues to members of the active and reserve components of the U.S. military and their families. (rand.org)
  • The Programs Evaluation Office was a covert paramilitary mission to the Kingdom of Laos, established on 13 December 1955 by the United States Department of Defense. (wikipedia.org)
  • Militant Liberty: A Program of Evaluation and Assessment of Freedom was a top secret United States Department of Defense project that aimed to utilize information operations and resources at the Pentagon's disposal to counteract the ideological threat of Communism during the Cold War. (wikipedia.org)
  • This program was one of the many attempts the Department of Defense made to establish an ideological doctrine for the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The postholder, as chartered under United States Department of Defense Directive 5141.1 in 1996, provides independent analytic advice to the Secretary of Defense on all aspects of the Department of Defense (DoD) program, including alternative weapon systems and force structures, the development and evaluation of defense program alternatives, and the cost-effectiveness of defense systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • CPPSR believes that too often program evaluation is only thought of as the final stage of a program that gauges outcomes and establishes accountability. (ccsu.edu)
  • It uses program objectives and baseline information to measure against, takes into account the efficacy of program processes, and tries to determine the facilitationg factors and barriers that led to program outcomes. (ccsu.edu)
  • A common concern of evaluation studies is to learn the distribution of outcomes when a specified treatment policy or assignment rule, determines the treatment received by each member of a specified population. (nber.org)
  • This paper examines the use of empirical evidence on programs with homogenous treatments to infer the outcomes that would occur if treatment were to vary across the population. (nber.org)
  • The purpose of this study was to examine academic outcomes of youth who participated in Minnesota's 4-H program compared to those who did not, and to understand how parent engagement and duration of 4-H participation affects youth achievement and attendance trajectories over five years. (umn.edu)
  • Program evaluation is a function involving the systematic collection and analysis of evidence on program outcomes. (gc.ca)
  • While program evaluation first focuses around this definition, important considerations often include how much the program costs per participant, how the program could be improved, whether the program is worthwhile, whether there are better alternatives, if there are unintended outcomes, and whether the program goals are appropriate and useful. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canadians
  • Developed by the central agencies, this directive aims to clarify the roles and responsibilities of departmental staff involved in evaluation so that departmental evaluation functions work effectively to support the evaluation information needs of Canadians, Parliamentarians, Ministers, central agencies and deputy heads. (gc.ca)
  • The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation provides a financial assistance program to help Canadians create affordable housing for low-income seniors and adults with a disability within a secondary suite. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • An effort to improve mental health prevention and early intervention in California is showing positive early results for programs targeted at reducing stigma and discrimination, educating the public about suicide prevention, and improving the mental health of students. (rand.org)
  • She first created a program called Senior Health and Peer Counseling of Santa Monica, California. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, various groups utilized her trainer's guide and Senior Peer Counseling programs became available in many California counties as well as in South Carolina, Colorado, Oregon, New Mexico, and Washington. (wikipedia.org)
  • After his demobilization Broger returned to the States to apply his theological passions and incorporated the Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) - a Christian radio ministry broadcasting Christian programs into Asia in Los Angeles, California with Robert H. Bowman and Pastor William J Roberts on December 20, 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methodology
  • Evaluation methodology involved on-site observations, compilation and interpretation of formal instruments, personal interviews, qualitative judgements based on formal program goals and objectives, and a sequential series of pre-test/post-test examinations designed to measure both participant growth and performance capabilities. (ed.gov)
  • implementation
  • An evaluation approach should be rigorous in its efforts to determine the worth of a program and to guide program implementation and management as well as relevant and useful to program practitioners. (ccsu.edu)
  • In the pages of this guide, we hope to give staff of nonprofits and community members alike sufficient orientation to the underlying principles of "logic modeling" to use this tool to enhance their program planning, implementation, and dissemination activities. (wkkf.org)
  • Participants
  • Are your program participants and volunteers satisfied? (umn.edu)
  • In 1964 he represented Puerto Rico in the Encampment for Citizenship a summer youth program that encouraged volunteerism and sought to educate its participants about civic responsibility, and participation in government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The program develops skills for practicing abstinence and encourages participants to adopt social norms that support abstinence. (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2007, NIOSH and 35 other sponsors conducted the "WorkLife 2007: Protecting and Promoting Worker Health" symposium, in which over 450 participants explored the science and economics of integrated work-based programs, policies and practices that sustain and improve worker health and well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • stakeholders
  • Once target audience members and key stakeholders are identified and research methods to be used are determined, evaluation responsibilities and a timetable are then determined. (ccsu.edu)
  • In both the public and private sectors, stakeholders often want to know whether the programs they are funding, implementing, voting for, receiving or objecting to are producing the intended effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluators help to answer these questions, but the best way to answer the questions is for the evaluation to be a joint project between evaluators and stakeholders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Logistics
  • IIHMR has collaborative arrangements with The Union to conduct an International Management Development Program on Management, Finance and Logistics, and TB Control to build and develop leadership and managerial competencies among the program managers from the countries with the highest incidence of tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Discussion of the role and conduct of research in the program evaluation process. (indiana.edu)
  • Initially PERT stood for Program Evaluation Research Task, but by 1959 was already renamed. (wikipedia.org)
  • It had been made public in 1958 in two publications of the U.S. Department of the Navy, entitled Program Evaluation Research Task, Summary Report, Phase 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • e-Learning IIHMR has been recognized as the WHO Collaborating Centre for District Health System Based on Primary Health Care for its excellence in health management research, training and educational programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Institute operates as a resource centre, organizes inter-country training programs, collaborates with the WHO in monitoring and evaluation, and provides expertise in health system management and research. (wikipedia.org)
  • These are: Caring for the Special Child Caring for the Elderly Community Mental Health Health Research Methods New Enterprise Planning Online Teaching and Learning Organic Agriculture Personal Entrepreneurial Development Introduction to E-Commerce Professional Teaching Certification Simplified Accounting for Entrepreneurs Continuing Professional Education Program on Land Valuation The U.P. Open University Headquarters is located in Los BaƱos, Laguna, close to the International Rice Research Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • mandate
  • It has a unique mandate cemented in the ICPD Program of Action and the ICPD+5 documents adopted in 1999 by the United Nations General Assembly. (wikipedia.org)
  • approaches
  • Each of these stages raises different questions to be answered by the evaluator, and correspondingly different evaluation approaches are needed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some aims of the WorkLife Initiative included supporting evaluation of integrative approaches to work and health, promoting adoption of proven policies and practices, motivating trans-disciplinary collaboration among investigators and overcoming the traditional separation of occupational health and health promotion among professional communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methods
  • Subjective and Objective Methods of Evaluating Social Programs. (ed.gov)
  • The HHE program responds to requests through a variety of methods, including telephone consultations and field investigations. (wikipedia.org)
  • task
  • The important task of a program evaluator is thus to: First, construct a precise definition of what the problem is. (wikipedia.org)
  • civic
  • This civic action program was supported by a PEO supervised air lift by the Central Intelligence Agency's proprietary civilian airline, CAT, as well as by the U.S. Air Force. (wikipedia.org)
  • projects
  • Highlights of the program were the writing/development of an Individualized Education Program for each handicapped child, and daily in-service training and experiential projects for staff and teachers. (ed.gov)
  • and the Program Evaluation Branch, Special Projects Office, of the Department of the Navy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Departments
  • Implemented by the Government of Canada's central agencies Endnote 1 to provide a coherent legal framework for all federal departments and agencies, the purpose of the Policy on Evaluation is to create a comprehensive and reliable base of evaluation evidence that is used to support policy and program improvement, expenditure management, Cabinet decision-making, and public reporting. (gc.ca)
  • In the interests of transparency, all government departments and agencies are obligated to publicly disclose on their website the summary results of their program evaluation reports. (gc.ca)
  • report
  • Chinle Agency Summer Special Education Program: Evaluation and Final Report. (ed.gov)
  • This report, also known as the "Gap Study," documents the gap between supply and demand for youth development programs in the state. (umn.edu)
  • As he noted in his report, both the American and Lao ends of the PEO program had major problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The resulting report drafted by the United States Senate Committee on Government Operations recommended an ideological indoctrination program in order to make American soldiers more resilient to communist tactics. (wikipedia.org)
  • accessibility
  • Primary strengths of the program were consistency (ability to work with students on a regular basis), flexibility/adaptability, good communication, accessibility, opportunities for informal evaluation and feedback, development and maintenance of one-to-one student-teacher relationships, and staff commitment to the program. (ed.gov)
  • development
  • Indicators development - developing, maintaining, and stewarding surveillance indicators for environmental health, occupational health, chronic diseases, injury epidemiology, and other public health areas in order to improve performance of related public health programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Total Worker Health originated from the Steps to a Healthier US Workforce symposium in October 2004, which sought to bring together knowledge and experience of health protection and health promotion, in order to stimulate action for the development of programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • analysis
  • This office was most previously known as the Office of Program Analysis & Evaluation (PA&E). However, PA&E was made defunct by the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • Examination of how the programs of public agencies are proposed, established, operated, and evaluated. (indiana.edu)
  • SPEA-V 562 Public Program Evaluation (1-3 cr. (indiana.edu)
  • Although disseminated discreetly among the members of the American Armed Forces, The Militant Liberty Program remained unclassified and available upon request to the public. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) is committed to improving the public's health by supporting the efforts of epidemiologists working at the state and local level to influence public health programs and policy based on science and data. (wikipedia.org)
  • Strengthening Health Systems through Interprofessional Education (SHINE) Fellowships - including three fellowships for bachelor's, master's, and doctoral graduates: Applied Public Health Informatics Fellowship (APHIF), Health Systems Integration Program (HSIP), Informatics-Training in Place (I-TIPP). (wikipedia.org)
  • primarily
  • However, in 2010, during an interview, Pope Benedict XVI addressed the use of condoms and his view that condoms are the "first step" of morality Starting primarily in the 1980s and 1990s, the popularity of the "abstinence plus" sex education program grew into a common method of teaching students, in the United States, about sexuality. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • RAND excels at evaluating performance of health care programs that operate in diverse settings, identifying opportunities for improvement, and understanding the needs of both patients and providers. (rand.org)
  • Sponsorship of the program in those locations comes from county health services, interfaith councils, senior citizen advocacy groups, and non-profit organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Total Worker Health is a trademarked strategy defined as policies, programs, and practices that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coupled with case studies and anecdotal reports, the overall consensus was that such integrated work-based programs, if executed and sustained properly, can be good for worker health and business. (wikipedia.org)
  • statistical
  • The program (or project) evaluation and review technique, commonly abbreviated PERT, is a statistical tool, used in project management, which was designed to analyze and represent the tasks involved in completing a given project. (wikipedia.org)
  • provides
  • This handbook provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. (wkkf.org)
  • Above all, program evaluation is part of a sound management cycle that provides managers with information so that they can validate or adjust the programs for which they are responsible. (gc.ca)
  • CSTE also provides information, education, and developmental support of practicing epidemiologists in a wide range of areas as well as expertise for program and surveillance efforts. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • The HHE Program conducts "followback activities" to learn if evaluated workplaces found the HHE useful, whether employers implemented recommendations, and to determine if workplaces need additional help. (wikipedia.org)
  • leadership
  • It has been active in developing national capacity by organizing management and leadership training programs through its partner institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • project
  • Program evaluation should be conducted not only to demonstrate that a project worked, but also to improve the way it works. (ccsu.edu)
  • Project Evaluation and Review Techniques is commonly abbreviated to PERT. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT) offers a management tool, which relies "on arrow and node diagrams of activities and events: arrows represent the activities or work necessary to reach the events or nodes that indicate each completed phase of the total project. (wikipedia.org)
  • needs
  • CPPSR works collaboratively with clients to identify the scope of their evaluation needs. (ccsu.edu)
  • To meet these needs, successful grantees build their programs around the following seven activities. (ca.gov)
  • improve
  • In this light, program evaluation helps managers improve the way services are designed and delivered. (ccsu.edu)
  • Wanting to know how 4-H could improve its member retention rate, the Minnesota 4-H Retention Study asked 4-H members who left the program why they decided to join, stay and ultimately leave 4-H. (PDF) 2010. (umn.edu)
  • Policy
  • The Policy also stipulates that all direct program expenditures must be evaluated every five years. (gc.ca)
  • University
  • It is published by the University of Toronto Press on behalf of the Canadian Evaluation Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • IIHMR has entered into a collaborative agreement with Gulf Medical University (GMU) to launch various academic programs and short term courses in Healthcare Management and other related areas in United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) GMU is recognized as a standard bearer of excellence in medical education in the Gulf Region delivering high quality medical education and training to professionals from fifty-four nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was invited to work as the In-Service Coordinator for the Teacher Corps program at the University of Hartford under the direction of Dr. Perry Zirkel. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.P. Open University delivers its programs and courses through distance education (DE). (wikipedia.org)
  • relevant
  • Evaluation became particularly relevant in the U.S. in the 1960s during the period of the Great Society social programs associated with the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. (wikipedia.org)
  • policies
  • Recent studies have emphasized evaluation of policies providing the same treatment to all members of the population. (nber.org)
  • In Canada, several laws, policies and directives govern the evaluation function. (gc.ca)
  • Agency
  • They must all comply with the requirements of the Treasury Board Secretariat, the federal central agency that oversees the evaluation function throughout the Government of Canada. (gc.ca)