ssignment 1: Application: Evaluation Project
Part 4: Evaluation Methodology
In this part of your Evaluation Project, you determine the evaluation methodology necessary for answering your PICO question. In your methodology, you identify a research design and data collection and analysis methods.
To complete Part 4 of this Evaluation Project:
By Thursday 1/20/2017
In a 2- to 3-page paper, in APA format and a minimum of 3 references
1) Describe the evaluation methodology plan you would use to answer your PICO question. Specify which research design, information sources, and data collection methods you would use.
2) Write a paragraph detailing the “who,” “what,” “when,” “where,” and “how” of your evaluation.
3) Identify the types of analyses you would perform on the gathered data. Justify your selections.
4) Explain the specifics of how you would measure success in your evaluation and how you would summarize your results.
P.S. Include an introduction ending a purpose statement and a summary
Friedman, C. P., & Wyatt, J. C. (2010). Evaluation methods in biomedical informatics (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.
Chapter 4, “The Structure of Objectivist Studies” (pp. 85–112)
This chapter examines the key concepts in relation to the design of studies and the measurement of results. It includes definitions for fundamental terms, a discussion on the levels of measurement, and a description of the different types of study designs.
Chapter 9, “Subjectivist Approaches to Evaluation” (pp. 248–266)
This chapter introduces the subjectivist approach to evaluation and highlights the key ways it differs from an objectivist approach. The chapter also examines the premises upon which this type of study is based, and how qualitative data are recorded and analyzed.
Centers for Disease Control. (n.d.). Evaluation planning: What is it and how do you do it? Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/research/evaluationplanning.pdf
This document provides a brief overview of planning an evaluation, including the different types of evaluations and the components needed in developing the evaluation methodology.
Stroud, S., & Gansauer, L. (n.d.). Nursing evidence-based nursing practice tool kit: Practice, evidence, and translation process. Spartanburg Regional Health Care System.
This paper provides guidelines for conducting an evaluation. It highlights the different phases of conducting an evaluation and the steps included in each phase.