Topic should be at least 350 words and should reflect the fact that you have completed the Reading and activities. Use your words wisely so that the posting has substance and includes examples and explanations. Best practice is to include citations and a reference list.
Performance Measurement, Monitoring, and Program Evaluation
Using the Native American meals program described in Chapter 10 of your text as an example, see if you can answer the critical questions about effectiveness-based program planning.
Describe the population and the “types” of clients in detail.
Describe the types of problems the program addresses.
Describe the types of services clients will receive.
Describe the types of results that will be produced.
Describe the costs in detail.
How might the principles of self-learning systems have helped to identify with implementing the OAA regulations?
What types of data from Table 10.2 of your text would have been most helpful in addressing the problems experienced by the Native American reservation meals program?
Which of the approaches would likely be most useful in identifying the problems with the ages of Native Americans and the requirements of the congregate meals program?
Please read the following chapter in your textbook, Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach.
Chapter 10: “Performance Measurement, Monitoring, and Program Evaluation”
Chapter 10 will explain the link between performance measurement, monitoring, and evaluation and management information systems. In this chapter, you will explore the purposes and process for monitoring. You will also discover ways in which data are used.