Graham Sustainability Institute

Program Evaluation for Urban Planning

URP 524

This course provides an overview of the theories, issues and practice of program evaluation as it relates to urban planning and policy making. Using a combination of case studies and hands-on projects the student develops an understanding of the purpose of program evaluation, the evaluation process, the role of protgram evaluation in urban planning and policy making, and critical issues and limitations of evaluation. Students are introduced to techniques for selecting best evaluation approaches and appropriate methods; collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data; and developing recommendations.

Arch. and U.P. (Taubman)
Fall 2014