Guiding Principles for Evaluators (American Evaluation Association, 2018)

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Reference Title: Guiding Principles for Evaluators (American Evaluation Association, 2018)
Author: American Evaluation Association
Publication Type: Statement Promulgated By A Professional Group
Publication Date: 2018
Course Level: Beginner
Credits: 1
Price: $10.00
About This Course: The most recent revision of the Guiding Principles for Evaluators, approved by the American Evaluation Association, August 2018.
  1. Overview of this CE Home-Study Program
  2. Information About the Course
    1. Educational Objectives
    2. Target Audience
    3. Schedule
    4. Cost and Refund/Cancellation Policy
    5. Author Credentials
    6. Number of CE Credits Offered
    7. Location and Format
    8. Detailed Description of Program Material
  3. Conflict of Interest Statement

1. Overview of this CE program (top)

This home study course entails the independent study of "Guiding Principles for Evaluators" (American Evaluation Association, 2018), followed by the completion of a multiple-choice test on-line. Participants who receive a passing grade of 75% or higher on the test will receive 1 CE credit. Failing participants may retake the test as often as they wish at no additional charge, and receive CE credit when they do pass.

A copy of the journal article for this course is available at the AEA website.

More detailed information on the content of this article is given in section 2h below.

APR Testing Services is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APR Testing Services maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

2.a Educational Objectives (top)

Upon completion of this home study program, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the background of the development of the GP.
  2. Able to list and define the five Guiding Principles for Evaluators.
  3. Able to amplify the definition of each of the five GP with specifics on sample applications or guidance for their application.

2.b Target Audience (top)

This CE program is intended for psychologists who hold a doctoral degree. The course may be taken by other interested professionals (e.g.,senior human resource executives and consultants; upper-level managers).

2.c Schedule (top)

Access to program registration and post-test is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

2.d Cost and Refund/Cancellation Policy (top)

The fee for this home-study program is $10, which is $10 per CE credit. The fee is fully refundable for 60 days or until the post-test is taken, whichever comes first.

A copy of the journal article for this course is available at the AEA website.

2.e Author Credentials (top)

From the American Educational Research Association web site:

The American Evaluation Association is a professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness. AEA has approximately 7300 members representing all 50 states in the United States as well as over 80 foreign countries.

2.f Number of CE Credits Offered (top)

Participants who complete this course by taking and passing the multiple-choice test will receive 1 CE credit.

2.g Location and Format (top)

This activity requires independent home-based study of The Guiding Principles for Evaluators (American Evaluation Association, 2018). Following completion of the reading material, participants complete an Internet-based multiple-choice post-test on the statement content.

2.h Detailed Description of Program Material (top)

Publication citation:

American Evaluation Association (2018). Guiding Principles for Evaluators. Developed and endorsed by the American Evaluation Association in 1994 and reviewed and revised in 2004, 2011, & 2018. Retrieved March, 2018, from https://www.eval.org/p/cm/ld/fid=51

Purpose statement:

The Guiding Principles reflect the core values of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) and are intended as a guide to the professional ethical conduct of evaluators.

3. Conflict of Interest Statement (top)

APR Testing Services (APR) has no known conflict of interest with respect to this CE program. APR has not received any commercial support for this CE program.