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Careaga-Tagüeña, Maite; Sanabria-Pulido, Pablo – Teaching Public Administration, 2022
Public affairs education can benefit from the potential of active learning practices in preparing students for the complex surroundings of real public service. This article aims to explore the use of those practices in public affairs education and the extent to which those practices are suitable in a public affairs school in a country in the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Public Affairs Education, 21st Century Skills
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Knudsen, Morten; Larsson, Magnus – Teaching Public Administration, 2022
This article studies the organisational view inherent in a public management and leadership development programme. Organisational views are important to study as they guide and frame the actions of the members of the organisation. In the management and leadership development programme under investigation the organisational view was a…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Leadership Training, Experiential Learning, Management Development
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Avaristo, João Augusto de Campos; Ubeda, Cristina Lourenço – Teaching Public Administration, 2022
This paper aims to analyze the main competences developed by graduates of a professional master's degree in Brazilian public administration. For this purpose, the research developed (i) a theoretical framework to present the main competences for public sector professionals, (ii) a bibliometric analysis with the scientific publications about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Degrees, Masters Programs
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Wessels, Rochelle G. – Teaching Public Administration, 2022
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa states that public servants must deliver services to improve the general welfare of the citizens. The public servants therefore have a duty to the citizens to deliver effective and efficient public services that will be to the satisfaction of the citizens to improve their well-being. However, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Employees, City Government, Staff Development
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Abernathy, Jacqueline H. – Teaching Public Administration, 2022
This study evaluates faculty efforts to accommodate graduate students in the Tarleton State University Masters of Public Administration and Masters of Criminal Justice programs called away from classes in the first weeks of the 2017 academic year as disaster responders called into duty by Hurricane Harvey. The evaluation employed a theoretical…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Public Service Occupations
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Lahiri, Santanu; Rajan, J. B. – Teaching Public Administration, 2022
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. To maintain the pace of development, local government institutions (LGIs) in many countries have started adapting innovative good practices. These practices are being generated as an…
Descriptors: Local Government, Sustainable Development, Best Practices, Learning Processes
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Bharath, Del M. N. – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
Future public administrators are predominantly entering the field as practitioners, and therefore, classroom work should have relevance in the field. Public administration educators need to find engaging ways to connect theory to practice, as well as creating culturally competent, ethical decision-makers, capable of sifting through information to…
Descriptors: Films, Mass Media Use, Public Administration Education, Teaching Methods
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Chijioke, Onah Celestine; Ikechukwu, Asadu; Aloysius, Aduma – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
The role theory plays in research work cannot be over-emphasized. A theory that is apt gives direction to research work in explaining, organizing, analyzing, and predicting phenomenon and showing their relationships in order to enhance understanding. Despite these roles played by theory, upcoming scholars and students many at times fail to use…
Descriptors: Theories, Social Science Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Definitions
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Awaah, Fred; Okebukola, Peter A.; Ebisin, Aderonke; Agbanimu, Deborah; Peter, Esther Oluwafunmilayo; Ajayi, Oluseyi Abike; Gbeleyi, Olasunkanmi Adio; Onyewuchi, Francis Atusiaka; Oladejo, Adekunle Ibrahim; Adewusi, Michael Adelani; Ademola, Ibukunolu; Onowugbeda, Franklin; Odekeye, Tokunbo; Lawal, Rianat – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
There have been few studies on topic difficulty in the public administration curriculum of African universities. This is further problematized by non-existent literature on the relationships between gender, future career interest and country of study on student difficulty in the study of public administration. This is a gap in the public…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Career Choice, Vocational Interests, Undergraduate Students
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Lues, Liezel – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
In this article, the aim is to question the relevance of well-known public leadership styles to the 21st century. The aim is buoyed by the notion that traditional leadership styles, even more so conventional ways of leading, will no longer ensure success, as 21st-century risks have had a considerable impact on the role and disposition of the…
Descriptors: Public Administration, Leadership Styles, Definitions, Decision Making
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Atkinson, Christopher L. – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
This paper considers online courses in human resources, public budgeting, and public procurement, within a public administration program, developed and taught during one calendar year at a public regional university in the southeastern United States. Each course had an underpinning of required reading, but also included individual and…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Learning Processes
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McQuiston, James; Manoharan, Aroon P. – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain are changing how the public sector serves constituents. Academic programs in public administration and public policy must adapt their coursework to best serve students in an increasingly technology-based world. This qualitative research analyzed 84…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Administration Education, Information Technology, College Curriculum
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Young, Sarah; Wiley, Kimberly – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
The issue of teaching staff perpetrating sexual misconduct is prevalent within academia, and more specifically, in graduate education programmes. In the United States (U.S.), 24.2% of women and 15.6% of men report being sexually victimised as undergraduates on a college campus in just the last 2 months (Jouriles et al., 2020); and, 1 out of every…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Mallinson, Daniel J. – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
Food insecurity is a pressing concern for students in higher education. Much of the conversation surrounding this problem, however, focuses on undergraduate students. But some research finds the problem extends to graduate students. This study asks the question of how food insecurity may be affecting graduate students in public administration. A…
Descriptors: Hunger, Graduate Students, Public Administration Education, At Risk Students
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de Graaf, Gjalt – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
Many professors will recognize the dilemma when having to choose between the values of professionalism and of collegiality. Everyone will endorse these two values as important in academic teaching, yet professors sometimes find them conflicting. The central research question of this manuscript is threefold: which value conflicts do academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Values
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