Flashcards in Lecture 6 Deck (26)
What type of research is conducted to solve practical problems?
What research is done to test theories?
What are reasons to conduct applied research?
Describe, predict, and evaluate phenomena
What are the 2 fields in applied research?
What does human factors do?
Investigate to improve human-tech interactions
What does evaluation research do?
Determine needs for and effectiveness of programs
What are the 3 parts of systems examined by human factors research?
Environment where they meet
What are the five types of human errors?
due to extraneous acts
What are the 5 strategies for human factors research?
Observe working real words systems
What is program evaluation using research methods called?
What types of program evaluators are there?
In house evaluators
What are the 2 general categories of program evaluations?
What type of evaluation improve program quality?
What type of evaluation looks at global judegemtns about program quality??
What are the 5 types of program evaluations?
What is conducted before a program is created to identify unmet needs, describe scope of needs, identify program objectives?
What are the 3 potential program types?
In primary prevention programs do what?
Prevent problem before it occurs
In secondary prevention programs are for?
immediate treatment for problems
In tertiary prevention programs target what?
long-term complications of problems
What is conducted on existing programs before outcome evals are planned to figure out what is actually going on?
What is conducted on existing program to determine how well was the program implemented per the original requirements?
What was conducted on existing programs to determine whether the program had the intended effect?
What is cost-benefit analysis called?
Efficiency analysis benefits do what?
Justify costs and compare costs of exiting programs to other programs