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4-Week Online Digital Badge Courses
Our 4-week online courses are designed to help you gain industry skills employers seek. Our courses are interactive and set the stage for a successful and engaging learning experience.
- Instructor-Led: You will interact with your instructor directly in a two-hour synchronous session during week 1 and week 3 of each course and receive detailed feedback on your final project.
- Peer Engagement: You will engage with other students by participating in one asynchronous discussion each week.
- Course to Work Connection: At the end of each course, you will submit a final project demonstrating your ability to apply the content from the course to the workplace.
Leading Equitable Evaluation Through Theory
This course introduces learners to the field of evaluation by examining the history of evaluation and the significance of conducting Culturally Responsive & Equitable Evaluation (CREE). Learners will begin to assess their evaluation competencies and reflect on their evaluator identity. They will also analyze the theories underlying CREE and be introduced to the different approaches to CREE.
In this course, you will learn to:
- Define how culture (individual, organizational, community) influences evaluation practice
- Explain the historical development of culturally responsive and equitable evaluation (CREE) as an evaluation practice
- Analyze CREE theories in relation to other evaluation paradigms
- Differentiate between the range of approaches to CREE
Leading Equitable Evaluation Through Practice
This course begins to equip learners with the skills needed to conduct Culturally Responsive & Equitable Evaluation (CREE). Learners will be introduced to the methodology used to conduct a CREE and examine how to apply different methods to guide program improvement. Learners will also explore how to use the results of CREE to inform community advocacy, decision makers and policy change that support equity and responsiveness.
In this course, you will learn to:
- Identify the methodology used to conduct CREE
- Discuss the impact of structural and cultural factors (e.g. historical, social, economic, racial, ethnic, gender) on evaluation design and implementation
- Apply the application of different CREE approaches to evaluations
- Select the appropriate methods to conduct CREE
- Cost per course
4-weeks | Online
What are Digital Badges?
You earn a digital badge with each course you complete. A digital badge is an indicator of an accomplishment or skill that can be displayed, accessed, and verified online. You can then share your digital badge credentials across various social media platforms, with your contacts, and the greater community enhancing your profile.