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Manwaring, Rob; Holloway, Josh; Coffey, Brian – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
Public policy is frequently characterised as a sub-discipline of political science which is practically oriented and concerned with what government does and does not do. Further, policy analysis can also be characterised as concerned with either the analysis 'of policy' or 'for policy'. This clearly has implications for the design and delivery of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Industry, School Business Relationship, Curriculum Design
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Haigh, Yvonne – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
This paper draws on nine years of undergraduate student course evaluation surveys to explore learning and teaching practices in an introductory public policy course in Australia. The paper situates student responses in terms of an increasingly complex teaching and learning environment. The student cohort includes a diverse group of arts, law,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Public Policy, Public Administration Education
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Brown, Prudence R. – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
This article provides a case study of tutor's reflection on practice leading to a different approach to teaching an introductory course on politics and policy at a major Australian university, aimed at better reaching disengaged students. The overhaul led to higher levels of constructive student engagement in the tutorials, resulting in improved…
Descriptors: Tutors, Learner Engagement, Active Learning, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Cochrane, Catherine – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
Australia's state-based public sector standing anti-corruption commissions each have an education function. The function is underpinned by a largely unquestioned assumption that integrity education will reduce levels of misconduct and corruption in the public sector. This study explores how these commissions undertake evaluations and publicly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Integrity, Public Sector, Deception
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Newman, Joshua – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
Academic integrity matters are relevant to all areas of university teaching, but they are of particular importance to degree programmes whose graduates intend to work in the public service. While a large body of scholarship exists on academic integrity, very little has been written that specifically relates to students who intend to pursue careers…
Descriptors: Integrity, Public Administration Education, Prevention, Plagiarism
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Sarter, E. K. – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
The ability to engage with empirical research in a meaningful way is a vital skill for public administration (PA) students and graduates. Yet, while research methods are essential skills for PA students, it is widely acknowledged that teaching research methods in the context of social science programmes and PA in particular faces challenges. To…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Research Methodology, Teaching Methods, Experiential Learning
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Wessels, Jacobus S. – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
The emerging complex challenges confronting public administration (PA) leaders are used as reasons for rethinking the quality of PA education throughout the world. However, it is not clear what PA scholars mean when they use the word 'challenge' when rethinking the curricula of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) programmes globally. The…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Curriculum Development, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Dooley, Tyrone P. – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
The main research question considered in this article is the relative prominence of social equity among public administration curricula via an examination of program mission. It has long been asserted that social equity is a key component of public administration education so much so that the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) made…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Position Papers, Public Administration Education, Masters Programs
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McBeth, Mark K.; Brewer, Adam M.; Smith, Mackenzie N. – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
This article presents an approach to teaching how social media impacts the public-sector workplace. Social media creates new challenges for both public administration practitioners and teachers. Yet, the topic does not yet have wide-scale discussion in the public administration education literature. After a review of four approaches to public…
Descriptors: Social Media, Public Administration Education, Teaching Methods, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Janenova, Saltanat – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
This article provides a critical analysis of the development of public administration education in the context of five post-Soviet, transitional, and authoritarian Central Asian countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan from early independence to the present time (1991-2019). The study is based on a review of…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Criticism, Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism
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Mosier, Samantha L.; Opp, Susan M. – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
This article examines current and previous practitioner experiences of faculty in Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration accredited programs. Using original survey data, this study demonstrates that a majority of Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration program faculty members have prior or current…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Accreditation (Institutions), Public Policy, Public Administration Education
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Rubaii, Nadia; Appe, Susan; Lippez-De Castro, Sebastian – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
Despite repeated calls to temper the bureaucratic ethos and its associated process-oriented pathologies with more of a democratic ethos grounded in normative values and the public interest, the practice, research, and teaching of public administration continues to largely perpetuate the former. In this paper we build upon the work of Camila…
Descriptors: Public Affairs Education, Prevention, World Problems, Death
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Ongaro, Edoardo – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
Public administration can be considered as an applied, interdisciplinary field, whose study demands the contribution of a range of disciplines, including political science, management, law, sociology and others. The article argues that the disciplines of public administration should also include philosophy, not as a discipline (philosophy is not a…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Public Administration Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education
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Elias, Nicole M.; D'Agostino, Maria J. – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
Sex and gender are evolving identity categories with emergent public policy and administration needs. To respond to the diverse landscape of sex and gender issues in the public sector, greater competency is needed. This research will contribute to the body of work on sex and gender in public administration by asking the following questions: (a)…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Gender Bias, Sex Fairness, Public Administration Education
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Powell, Martin – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
There have been recent calls for a royal commission (RC) on the British National Health Service (NHS). This article focuses on the impact of RCs and similar advisory bodies, particularly on finance recommendations, of three inquiries with broad remits across the whole of the NHS from very different periods: Guillebaud (1956); Royal Commission on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expenditures, Public Health, National Programs
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