A Systematic Approach to Assessment and Evaluation of Nursing Programs
- ISBN: 9781934758250
- April 2016
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Expert authors provide examples, guidelines, and practical approaches that are designed to help nurse educators and administrators:
- Understand program evaluation beyond accreditation.
- Decide how program evaluation data should be collected.
- Develop and implement a program evaluation plan.
- Prepare for the accreditation process.
- Use data to make sound program decisions.
“Colleagues, you will find the daring ingenuity of excellence in each of these chapters. Along with the accreditation of nursing programs, the chapters explore program evaluation models, the development of systematic program evaluation plans for schools of nursing, the assessment of online courses and programs, the evaluation of specific program types, and the successful management of organizational change.”
Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN
CEO, National League for Nursing
About the Contributors vi
Chapter 1 Program Evaluation: An Introduction 1
Chapter 2 Program Evaluation Perspectives and Models 7
Chapter 3 Curriculum Evaluation 19
Chapter 4 Formulating Evaluation Questions 29
Chapter 5 Developing a Systematic Program Evaluation Plan for a School of Nursing 45
Chapter 6 Ensuring Quality of Evaluation Data 59
Chapter 7 The Accreditation Process in Nursing Education 79
Chapter 8 Program Evaluation: Getting it Done in Your School of Nursing 93
Chapter 9 Assessment of Online Courses and Programs 103
Chapter 10 Evaluation of Specific Program Types and Impact on Program Assessment and Evaluation 119
Chapter 11 Managing Organizational Change Effectively 135
Appendix A. Examples of Completed Evaluation Plans 149
Appendix B. Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation (JCSEE) Program Evaluation Standards Statements 167
Appendix C. Sample Site Visit Schedule and Resource Room Guide 171
Publication Month: April, 2016
Product Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.340 kg
Number of pages: 224 pages
Imprint: National League for Nursing