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Manoharan, Aroon P.; Mirbel, Wendel; Carrizales, Tony J. – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Within the past two decades, globalization has led to increased literature on comparative public administration (CPA) research, and it has enhanced analyses of administrative systems in various societies. Our paper examines CPA education among Master of Public Administration and Master of Public Policy programs in the United States. The findings…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Public Administration, Global Approach, Comparative Education
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Capobianco, Stephen; Chen, Ximeng; Líppez-De Castro, Sebastián; Rubaii, Nadia – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
In the 21st century Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs need to meet the challenge of preparing public affairs professionals for an increasingly global and interdependent world in which complex social problems often span national boundaries and cultural differences. In that context, various internationalization strategies can be helpful…
Descriptors: Intercultural Programs, Public Administration Education, Masters Programs, Public Affairs Education
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van der Meer, Frans-Bauke; Marks, Peter – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
The pace of societal change and the development of societal challenges have speeded up considerably during the last couple of decades, with substantial impact on different levels, i.e. ranging from global to local, or from business to government. When focusing on the public domain, these changes and challenges have had a major impact on public…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Masters Programs, Midlife Transitions, Career Change
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Li, Xiufeng; Han, Yadong; Kim, Pan Suk – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
China's practices and knowledge of administrative sciences have a long history, but modern public administration, as a relatively new discipline, has been established for less than a century. Accordingly, the purpose of this paper is to shed new light on the historical development of modern public administration education in China. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Administration Education, Educational Development, Educational History
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Mallinson, Daniel J. – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Public administrators are deeply affected by the global crisis in public finances. As public sector revenues remain weak and demand increases for spending and debt reduction, as well as tax reform, the newest cadre of public administration students must learn how to face the challenge of substantial uncertainty in public finances, regardless of…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Public Administration Education, Computer Simulation, Web Based Instruction
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Straussman, Jeffrey D. – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Introducing a new concept, skill or method to public affairs students always involves a decision about the most effective pedagogical approach that will achieve the instructor's objectives. In public affairs, education concepts are often abstract, complex and contested. One of the approaches that can be effective in introducing public affairs…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Public Affairs Education, Teaching Methods, Concept Teaching
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Harper, Robin A. – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Governments write us into being by compelling the public to fill in tiny boxes on forms revealing our most private information. These personal details become matters of public record. What if students thought about how writing in public administration shapes us? In the spring of 2015, my Public Administration class joined with New York City…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Educational Practices, Praxis, Art Education
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Lucio, Magda L.; Almeida, Lindijane S. B.; Silveira, Raquel M. C. – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Contemporary public management in Brazil is undergoing a great deal of transformation. From the year 2008 the Brazilian Federal government has been investing in policies and planned actions that aim to expand access to Higher Education. This paradigm shift was possible through the understanding that the agenda of public problems required trained…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Access to Education
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Bright, Leonard – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Scholars have long suggested that the degree orientations of public administration programs were related to the attitudes and behaviors of students, even though empirical research had failed to confirm this relationship. The purpose of this study was to re-examine this question from the standpoint of perceptions of fit. Using a sample of…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Graduate Students, Degree Requirements, Student Surveys
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Manidis, Marie; Goldsmith, Rosalie – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Doctoral education is increasingly of interest to higher education researchers and policy-makers as the qualification's diversity, governance, reach and policy outcomes come under growing scrutiny. In the context of these changes, the paper adopts for the first time since Cumming's seminal study, a practice-based exploration of the social,…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Doctoral Programs, Governance, Educational Development
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Fenwick, John – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
In this article, the aim is to explore some of the key themes to emerge in the journal during the past two decades. Each selected theme will be reviewed in the light of issues raised in particular papers. The aim of this approach is, first, to facilitate reflection upon the contribution of the journal as its subject matter has moved from a concern…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Teaching Methods, Thematic Approach, Journal Articles
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Slagle, Derek R; Williams, Adam – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
The scope of the article is reinterpretation of the question posed by Rodgers and Rodgers, namely, are Public Administration scholarship produced by "disciplined purists" -- Public Administration scholars producing Public Administration research -- or "undisciplined mongrels"? The methodology diverges from previous analysis…
Descriptors: Public Administration, Scholarship, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Dissertations
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Abutabenjeh, Sawsan; Jaradat, Raed – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Research design is a critical topic that is central to research studies in science, social science, and many other disciplines. After identifying the research topic and formulating questions, selecting the appropriate design is perhaps the most important decision a researcher makes. Currently, there is a plethora of literature presenting multiple…
Descriptors: Research Design, Research Methodology, Comparative Analysis, Public Administration
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Connolly, John; Gifford, Anne; Kanol, Direnç; Yilmaz, Omur – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
This article addresses the role and opportunities for public administration and public affairs education in North Cyprus. The context of the research is situated within a transnational education partnership between the University of the West of Scotland and the Management Centre of the Mediterranean (Nicosia, North Cyprus). The dominant narrative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Administration Education, Public Affairs Education, Global Approach
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Stout, Margaret – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
The international accrediting organization for public service pedagogy, the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, has established and adopted "universal competencies" that Master of Public Administration degree programs are expected to develop to establish a "global standard in public service…
Descriptors: Public Service, Public Administration, Accreditation (Institutions), Socialization
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