OUTUWSP - Applied Environmental Education Program Evaluation-UDT

Course CodeOUTUWSP
Course TitleApplied Environmental Education Program Evaluation-UDT
DescriptionLearn to evaluate environmental education and outreach programs by designing evaluation tools such as questionnaires, observation forms, and interview and focus group guides. This course was designed for environmental educators, natural resource professionals, and graduate students who can apply the tools they develop to a specific education program or research study. This 13-week online course is offered through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a limited number of pre-paid, non-credit spaces available only to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service employees.

For information on obtaining credit and further questions, please contact Michelle Donlan at Michelle_Donlan@fws.gov

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• State purposes, benefits, and importance of educational program evaluation;
• istinguish among front-end, formative an summative phases of evaluation;
• Write measurable program objectives that link program development an evaluation;
• Develop a logic model an evaluation plan fo a nvironmental education or outreach program;
• State when an how to us data collection tools;
• Develop data gathering tools such as observation forms, interview or focus group guides an questionnaires;
• Develop an alternative assessment tool such as a concept map, KW chart or portfolio an a ssociates scoring tool to judge performance;
• Analyze an interpret qualitative an quantitative data gathered from evaluation tools.

Target Audience: U. S. Fish an Wildlife Service employees involved in designing, implementing or supervising environmental education an outreach programs.
Delivery MethodSee Course Description
Instructional Hours195
Credits/CEUs0.0
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Schedule:  OUTUWSP - Applied Environmental Education Program Evaluation-UDT