Enables students to discuss and critically analyse the monitoring and evaluation activities associated with disasters and their management. Students will have the opportunity to share and analyse case studies, and relate principles of best practice to their own working environments.
Topic 1. Introduction to monitoring and evaluation in disaster management
Topic 2. Prevention, stabilisation, emergency aid, rehabilitation and peace building
Topic 3. The purposes and context of monitoring and evaluation (policy, institutions, societies)
Topic 4. The particularities, challenges, ethics and dilemmas for monitoring and evaluation in fast moving situations
Topic 5. Intended and unintended consequences of monitoring and evaluation
Topic 6. Utilisation of monitoring and evaluation
Topic 7. Contemporary frameworks and criteria for monitoring and evaluation
Topic 8. Choosing appropriate methods and techniques to suit particular purposes for monitoring and evaluation
Topic 9. Designing and managing monitoring, monitoring systems and evaluations
Topic 10. Identifying potential sources of evidence (qualitative and quantitative) and design of appropriate data-collection tools
Topic 11. Running monitoring and evaluation: risks and remedial measures
Topic 12. Reporting, performance, participation and dissemination
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||explain the purposes, objectives and principal challenges of monitoring and evaluation in disaster management||Intellectual rigour|
|2||analyse and critique, using relevant contemporary frameworks, the responses of others to the challenges of monitoring and evaluating disaster-related actions||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|3||develop practical, innovative approaches to planning, designing, implementing and following through on evaluations of humanitarian assistance, disaster response and conflict prevention||Ethical practice|
|4||effectively manage the complex flow of information between intervening organizations, community groups and local administration.||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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