MDDE 617: Program Evaluation in Distance Education Report a Broken Link

Unit 1 Readings

In addition to reading this Study Guide, you should read the following textbook sections and articles as well as view the YouTube video:


Alkin, M. C., & King, J. A. (2016). The historical development of evaluation use. American Journal of Evaluation, 37(4), 568-579. (pdf)

Fitzpatrick, J. L., Sanders, J. R., & Worthen, B. R. (2011). Program evaluation: Alternative approaches and practical guidelines (pp. 3-63). White Plains, NY: Longman.

Levin-Rozalis, M. (2003). Evaluation and research: Differences and similarities. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 18(2), 1-31

Boute, D. (2013, Nov. 13). Introduction to program evaluation

Unit 2 Readings


Fitzpatrick, J. L., Sanders, J. R., & Worthen, B. R. (2011). Program evaluation: Alternative approaches and practical guidelines (pages 111-230). White Plains, NY: Longman

21st Century Teacher (2016, May 23). Consumer oriented approach to evaluation

Buzun-Miller, M. (2015, Sept. 19).  The CIPP Model of Evaluation

Deurbrouck-Penney, J. (2105, July 12). Participant oriented evaluation approaches 2015

Kucha, P. (2016, Jan. 30). Program oriented evaluation approaches

Unit 3 Readings


Owen, J. M. (2007). Program evaluation; Forms and approaches (3rd ed.), pp. 1-62; 169-292. New York: Guilford Press.

The above reading is included in your course materials package.

Unit 4 Readings


Fitzpatrick, J. L., Sanders, J. R., & Worthen, B. R. (2011). Program evaluation: Alternative approaches and practical guidelines (pp. 340-452). White Plains, NY: Longman

Dilshad, R. M., & Latif, M. I. (2013). Focus group interview as a tool for qualitative research: An analysis. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 33(1), 191-198
Searle, M. J., & Shulha, l. M. (2016). Capturing the imagination: Arts-informed inquiry as a method in program evaluation. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 31(1), 34-60. (pdf)

Unit 5 Readings


Chapman, D.D. (2006). Building an evaluation plan for fully online degree programs. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 9(1)
Dwomoh-Tweneboah, M. (2016). Effective assessment and evaluation strategies for distance education. Researchgate, 1-13. (pdf)
Menchaca, M. P., & Bekele, T. A. (2008). Learner and instructor identified success factors in distance education. Distance Education, 29(3), 231-252. (pdf)

Click on "PDF Full Text" at left side of web page to obtain full text of above article.

Pukkaew, C. (2013). Assessment of the effectiveness of internet-based distance learning through VClass e-Education. IRRODL, 14(3). (pdf)