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Impact Evaluation (EDUC90849)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90849
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Term 1 - Online
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This subject analyses design options for establishing the impact of social interventions. Topics include: causation; dealing with issues of attribution; conceptual and technical considerations associated with experimental and quasi-experimental design; and alternative strategies for causal analysis.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Recognise the fundamentals of causal analysis;
  • Identify the nature, role, and logic of experiments in the evaluation of social programs;
  • Compare alternative approaches and methods for conducting impact evaluations; and
  • Assess strengths and limitations of different impact evaluation designs.

Last updated: 3 April 2019