Graduate 2020-2021

Applied Causal Evaluation of Policy and Innovation Graduate Certificate

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College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Education Innovation Institute 

This 12-credit fully online program will provide those earning the certificate with the information and skills necessary to manage high quality evaluations of programs and policies in their own professional context. Through a series of 1- and 2-credit online courses, recipients will be able to: (1) deduce appropriate lessons from existing applied education research to inform practice in their local context; (2) identify key design elements of a low-cost, rigorous causal evaluation; (3) interpret findings and match communication strategies to the appropriate audiences; and (4) apply local evaluation findings to inform continuous learning and strategic investments.

Certificate Requirements — 12 Credits

Elective Credits - 2 Hours

EII 608Ethical Data Management and Analysis II

2

EII 612Data Visualization for Educators

1

EII 613Research-Practitioner Partnerships

1

EII 615Application of Cost Analyses to Decision-Making

2

Required Credits - 10 Hours

EII 604Introduction to Applied Causal Evaluation of Policy and Innovation

1

EII 606Methods in Causal Evaluation

2

EII 607Ethical Data Management and Analysis I

2

EII 609Defining Interventions and Using Logic Models

1

EII 610Randomized Control Trials in Schools

2

EII 611Process Evaluation

1

EII 614Introduction to Cost Studies

1