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HSH218 - Planning and Evaluation 2

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD, Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Natalie Hakman

Incompatible with: HSH307
Contact hours:

Mixed cloud (online) and face to face, equivalent to 3 hours per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed through the prerequisite unit Planning and Evaluation 1 (HSH201) and introduces students to the history and evolution of program evaluation in Australia; develops skills in planning for effective evaluation in a variety of settings; contextualises research and evaluation in health promotion; up-skills students in the critical appraisal of evaluation evidence; addresses the often-ignored importance of formative and process evaluation in the field; demonstrates how to plan and conduct complex program evaluation; explores evaluation methods for program replication, dissemination and institutionalisation; and explains how evaluation evidence informs policy and practice.


Assessment Task 1: Annotated bibliography (1000 words) 25%

Assessment Task 2: Critical appraisal (1000 words) 25%
Assessment Task 3: Evaluation proposal (2000 words) 50%

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