Your learning objectives:
Review a case study in program evaluation.
Examine obstacles to program evaluation and the impact on student success.
Propose a leadership strategy to overcome obstacles to program evaluation.
Franklin, D., & Blankenberger, B. (2016). Program evaluation of community college learning assistance centers: What do LAC directors think? Community College Review, 44(1), 3-25.
Write a 3-page paper with the following components:
Program evaluation challenges
What obstacles to program evaluation are discussed?
Describe and discuss at least 2 obstacles to program evaluation
How do challenges to program evaluation impact student success?
Provide an example
As a future leader, what steps can you take to support program evaluation?
Describe at least one strategy you would use to support program evaluation.
Your work should be written with the following points in mind.
This paper should be at least 3 pages, not counting the title page and reference page.
A clear introduction that orients a reader to the essay main content, and the main points discussed should be provided.
A well-developed, well-balanced essay body that develops each point in its own paragraph should be included.
A concise conclusion that summarizes the whole essay should also be included.
Include at least three references. Quoted material should not exceed 10% of the total paper (since the focus of these assignments is critical thinking). Use your own words and build on the ideas of others. When material is copied verbatim from external sources, it must be enclosed in quotes.
The references should be cited within the text and also listed at the end of the assignment in the References section. Follow the APA Style format; see www.apa.org.
At least one in-text citation must be provided for each reference.
A reference page which follows APA requirements should be included.
The essay should be organized in a clear and coherent manner.
The paper should be double spaced with font size of 12.
Your writing should:
Be clear, logical, and precise
Have breadth and depth
Show critical thinking skills