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Online PRoBE Training: Guidance Program Evaluation

Description: This online self-study module is a series of seven courses to help school counselors understand the importance of program evaluation and how to conduct quality evaluations of their school's guidance and counseling efforts.

Content Area:
Guidance & Counseling

Career Clusters:
Education & Training

Online PRoBE Training: Guidance Program Evaluation
Course I: Introduction
This introductory presentation reviews what constitutes a comprehensive guidance and counseling program and why program evaluation is an important part of the equation "Program + Personnel = Results."
Published 2011. File last modified 2011-10-26.
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Course II: Focus on Results
This course provides a more in-depth look at the meaning of the Results portion of "Program + Personnel = Results" and why it is important to conduct program evaluations.
Published 2011. File last modified 2011-10-26.
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Course III: Getting Started
How does a school counselor choose the data and efforts that their program evaluations will address? This course addresses this question.
Published 2011. File last modified 2011-10-26.
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Course IV: Solution Shop
In this course, participants must read an article, "Solution Shop," which provides an excellent example of a program evaluation with valid data.
Published 2011. File last modified 2011-10-26.
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Course V: Entering Data
School counselors begin to move from theory to practice in this course, with a brief tutorial on how to use Microsoft Excel to save their data for future analysis.
Published 2011. File last modified 2011-10-26.
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Course VI: Creating Charts
Additional practical information on Microsoft Excel is provided in this course, specifically to create charts.
Published 2011. File last modified 2011-10-26.
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Course VII: Effective Presentations
The final step of program evaluation is sharing data. This course provides an overview of effective presentation techniques that are recommended to make the results more accessible and meaningful.
Published 2011. File last modified 2011-10-26.
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