Journal of Public Affairs Education
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VOLUME 21, No. 1
From the Co-Editors—The Classroom of the
David Schultz introduces Marieka Klawitter, JPAE's
new Co-Editor. In addition, Schultz discusses the Jetsons
and public affairs education classrooms of the future.
NASPAA Presidential Address: NASPAA in a Time
J. Edward Kellough
The NASPAA president offers his vision for the coming year.
I Flipped My
Classroom: One Teacher’s Quest to Remain Relevant
How a new teacher tried something different, experimented and what he
learned about teaching, his students and himself in the process.
Values, Competencies and Public Sector Training:
The Value Base of Administrative Modernization
Eckhard Schröter and Manfred Röber
article investigates how changing social values or role understandings
might impact the classroom of the future, and how teaching
technology might drive the future of education.
Instilling Public Service Values and
Professionalism Through Information Literacy
Allison H. Turner
A terrific essay that
explores the link between public service values, professionalism in the
public sector and information literacy.
Using Community Partnerships to Create Critical
Service Learning: The Case of Mar Vista Gardens
The author provides valuable
information on how to construct good service learning programs that are
beneficial to students, schools and community partners, and which
produce results that in some small way make the world better.
Internships as Academic Exercise: An Assessment of
MPA Curriculum Models
Tyler P. Reinagel
and John David Gerlach
There are 77 percent of domestic NASPAA-accredited programs that require some type of
internship. But what exactly are these internship programs to do
pedagogically and how do they fit within a public affairs curriculum?
The article reports on a survey of internships and provides rich data on
common concerns and wonderful successes.
Student Preferences for Federal, State and Local
Government Careers: National Opportunities and Local Service
Where do our students want to work and what do they want to do? Good
programs, in part, are shaped by student preferences and this piece
examines what we can learn about our students and how it should drive
Comparing Alternative Teaching Modes in a Masters
Program: Student Preferences and Perceptions
Online programs have exploded, but how do adult learners view these
programs and what do they like and dislike in them? Not only are the
results here useful to other programs, but the article also stands as an
example of one program seeking feedback from its users and how it
learned from them.
Exploring the Demand for Ph.D.s in Public Affairs
Dianne Rahm, Vicki Brittain, Christopher
Brown, Charles Garofalo, Nandhini Rangarajan, Patricia Shields, and Hyun
The number of doctoral programs in public affairs has expanded, but what
is the real demand for them, especially in terms of teaching positions?
The authors provide timely and important results that should give us all
reason to pause and think about employment opportunities.
Public Budgeting Systems by R. D. Lee, R. W. Johnson, and P. Joyce
Reviewed by Carol Jean Becker
In her review,
Becker declares that this is a book not just about
public budgeting, but an overview of governmental finances from the lens
Call for Nominations: JPAE Seeking Nominations and Volunteers for its Board of Editors
JPAE is seeking board members and volunteers to review
approximately two or three manuscripts a year on teaching, learning,
curriculum and program management within their specialization. To submit
a nomination, or volunteer to be a board member or ad hoc reviewer,
please email email@example.com.
Special Issue Call for Proposals on Information
Technology and Public Administration Education - Due March 1, 2015
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The Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE)
to advancing teaching and learning in public affairs, which
includes the fields of public policy analysis, public
administration, and public management. Hosted by the Evans
School of Public Affairs of the University of Washington and published by NASPAA, the
quarterly journal features peer-reviewed scholarly articles on
pedagogical, curricular, and accreditation issues pertaining to
public affairs education, commentaries and symposia and book
Co-Editor, Hamline University
Marieka Klawitter, Co-Editor, University of Washington
Kristen Norman-Major, Managing Editor
Iris Geva-May, Associate Editor,
International and Comparative Education
Ashley Sonoff, Editorial Assistance
Lisa Dejoras, Editorial Assistance
Chris Thillen, Copy Editor
Val Escher, Layout
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