SPR405 Evaluative Research

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2013
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jiří Vander, DiS., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Josef Horňáček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Pavel Navrátil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Dipl.-Theol. Univ. Stanislava Ševčíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Klápšťová (assistant)
Bc. Lucie Mořkovská, DiS. (assistant)
Mgr. Lucie Růžičková (assistant)
PhDr. Helena Tomešová Bartáková, Ph.D., M.Sc. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Wed 16:00–17:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
SPR405/1: Thu 10:00–10:45 U53, Z. Klápšťová, L. Růžičková, S. Ševčíková, J. Vander
SPR405/2: Thu 10:55–11:40 U53, Z. Klápšťová, L. Růžičková, S. Ševčíková, J. Vander
! SPP405 Evaluative Research
Introduction to the Methodology of Social Studies, Statistical Analysis
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 62 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/62, only registered: 0/62, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/62
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course, students should be able to make analytical activities of topics management of social programmes. Students will formulate a reasoned decisions about research methodology in evaluation process.
  • Social research and evaluation
  • Standards of evaluation research
  • Theory of social programmes
  • MOdel of political cycle and types of evaluation procedures
  • Social diagnosis
  • Analysis and planning social programmes
  • Monitoring
  • Process evaluation
  • Impact assessment and efficacy of social programmes
  • qualitative and quantitative research strategy
  • Validity testing
  • Utility reinforcement
  • Samples - qualitative and quantitative
  • Data collection in qualitative research strategy (interview, focus group, conversational analysis)
  • P. Rossi et al. Evaluation. A systematic approach. Sage London 1989
  • M.Q. Patton: Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods. SAGE London 2002
  • Chen. H. Theory driven Evaluations . Sage, London 1990
Teaching methods
lectures, homeworks, individual and group projects, discussion in seminars
Assessment methods
1 writen test, oral exam, essay, seminar thesis. final group projects
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2013, recent)
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