Select and answer one of the following discussion questions of chapter 11
1. Develop a working plan for how you would involve stakeholders in the development of the intervention evaluation plan. How does your plan address timing, and budget constraints? In what ways does your plan include attention to interactions and group processes? Which strategies will be used to address the four criteria for having a good evaluation question?
2. Select one of the five health programs implemented in Bowe County and Layetteville. Construct a levels of measurement table, similar to Table 11.4 for at least one outcome (dependent) variable in three different health or well-being domains.
3. What are the major problems in using secondary data sources, such as birth or death certificate data? What, if anything, can the evaluator do about these problems?
Select and answer one of the following discussion questions from chapter 12
Chapter 7 introduced the concepts of full- and partial-coverage programs. Which evaluation designs are more appropriate for full-coverage programs and which are more appropriate for partial-coverage programs? Justify your response.
Suppose the county board of supervisors has asked you, as an evaluation consultant, to evaluate the immunization program for older persons and the community-based adolescent violence prevention program, both of which are offered throughout Bowe County. You have been asked to suggest at least three design options for how to evaluate each program, based on complexity and cost. Which three designs would you propose and why?
Which evaluation designs are susceptible to biases due to history and maturation? Explain.
Under what conditions would it be accurate to state that a program caused the improvements in a specific health outcome?