PREST in Open and Distance Learning: Programme Evaluation and Its Role in Quality Assurance (B4 Handbook)
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This handbook has been structured to help you to be able to do the following things by the time you are finished: 1 define the purpose of an evaluation process and prioritise the key questions that the evaluation will need to answer 2 select appropriate methods for gathering the necessary data for a good quality and practically useful evaluation of a distance education programme 3 identify the characteristics of effective evaluation processes and factors that are most likely to impede successful implementation of an evaluation.4 define the reporting requirements of an effective evaluation process 5 describe the relationships between programme evaluation and quality assurance 6 plan an evaluation study.
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