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Public health training centers

HSRA, and schools of public health have a site: Public Health Training Centers  which lists a bunch of public health training centers, some of which are listed below and some offer free classes.

Northwest Center for Public Health Practice   has a class on data analysis, program evaluation and environmental health, and logic models. For example, some data classes are here  

North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness Training Web Site   has training on epidemiology, statistics, gis. The topic list is here, including data analysis, epidemiology, evaluation  

South Central Public Health Partnership   has on line classes on needs assessment and evaluation. The list of classes is here  


On line classes

Action Research and Action Learning   has an on line learning class   This on line class is a 14-week public course offered twice a year as a public service by Southern Cross University  and the Southern Cross Institute of Action Research

Evaluation: A Tool for Program Improvement   From the Justice Research and Statistics Association's (JRSA). You can get a certificate after completing the tutorial.

CDC   has this Training and Continuing Education Online. However, you can't see what the classes are, unless you log on, which I haven't so I don't know whats there. This is part of CDC's Competencies for Applied Epidemiologists in Governmental Public Health Agencies (AECs)   which lists one class, Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice.

MEASURE   "Evaluation makes available free training materials and tools on M&E topics for use by researchers, program managers, trainers, policy makers, students, and other public health professionals."  Present and past webinars are here 

The Global Health Learning Center   Prepared by some folks at Measure. This site is partly from USAID. Has a section on monitoring and evaluation 

Khan academy has a section on probability and statistics  

MIT has open courseware   some of which appear to be just class notes, sometimes videos.

Mymande has this e-Learning programme in Development Evaluation   free for anyone

School of Data   Their website says "School of Data works to empower civil society organizations, journalists and citizens with the skills they need to use data effectively in their efforts to create more equitable and effective societies."  Has tutorials with quizes, or data explorations. From the Open Knowledge Foundation and Peer to Peer University.
    One of the classes, data cleaning,   was created by the Tactical Technology Cooperative,  

Standford University has Stanford Online   some statistics classes. Classes also appear here   It looks like you sign up for classes and take classes (vs just watching videos or just reading class notes).

Udacity   has many statistics or data science classes

Unicef   monitoring and evaluation training module, in English, and  in Russian.

Links to classes elsewhere

Edx   From Harvard, MIT and others.  One section is statistics    There is also a class, Evaluating Social Programs  

Open Education Database   these are the open courses. This site lists sites from other universities and educational institutions. There are two classes on surveys in the Health and Medical section, and lots of statistics classes in science and in math.

TRAIN    A free service of the  Public Health Foundation. This site lists classes offered elsewhere. You can find classes on stats, epi, evaluation and related. They generally list classes from UNC and other public health training centers. I'm not exactly clear on whether anyone can take these classes.   "ALISON enables anyone, anywhere, to educate themselves via interactive multimedia for FREE." is the provider of classes. Trainers and organizations pay a small fee to provide classes for their people, but people can take classes for free. Search for "statistics" or "evaluation" and there are a few.

On line pdfs, slideshows

Self study evaluation modules   so far as I can tell, mainly slides of information, but probably good for beginners.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's OPENCOURSEWARE   has classes on statistics and a couple of classes about program evaluation. Have to search for classes. But these are basically pdf files of the lectures used in classes.

Couple of workshops from NTTAC   presentations from new grantee orientation
Evaluating Your Program: Developing Successful and Sustainable Programs. Presenter: Patricia San Antonio, Ph.D., Senior Evaluation Specialist, CSR, Incorporated
Performance Measures: Accurately, Collecting and Reporting Data. Presenters: Monica L.P. Robbers, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, CSR, Incorporated, Ursula Murdaugh, Senior Research Associate, CSR, Incorporated

Pitt's Supercourses   has hundreds of on line slideshow lectures. A lot are about epidemiology, and a few about evaluation.  For example:
   Introduction to program evaluation, Evaluation and Evaluative Research in Healthcare, A primer in surveys, Survey sample size, Surveillance 
This page   lists a bunch in epi
  For some reason, my browser doesn't like Pitt, so you need to copy and paste the links to your browser.

However, the good, the bad, the ugly of the Supercourses:
    The good:
    1. All the slideshows list the authors so you can check up on them.
    2. Many of the slideshows are on epi and research methods, and are easy to find.
    The bad:
    3. Many pages on the Pitt supercourse brings up some pop up and pop under ad.

Slideshare   has some slideshows about evaluation and social research   James Neill has 22 slideshows about research, survey research, social psychology   Colin Quinton has 2 slideshows: Survey Research Methods, and Interview, Ethnography and Action Research
  Measurement and evaluation  
  Program evaluation  
  On line surveys  
  Market research  
  Quantitative data basic analysis  
  Make surveys, send results to  

Rick Davies lists evaluation slideshows from slideshare here   and I first learned about slideshare from his posting on the MandE email list  

However, the good, the bad, the ugly of slideshare:
    The good:
    1. Many of the slideshows are very nice looking.
    2. No pop ups.
    3. There are tons of slideshows on all sorts of topics.
    The bad:
    4. Many of the slideshows have no information about the authors.
    5. Again, there are tons of slideshows on all sorts of topics. The problem is its hard to find stuff related to research methods.

Uncollege has links to other sites   i'm working my way through them.

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