Journal of Public Affairs Education
and provocative new research in the latest issue of the Journal
of Public Affairs Education (JPAE). To read an individual
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entire issue (in PDF).
VOLUME 21, No. 2
From the Co-Editors—Envisioning
Marieka, the new co-editor,
describes her vision for JPAE and invites readers to submit ideas
for what they would like to see in the journal.
The End of Government?
The co-editor introduces this issue and challenges public affairs
programs to answer the question “Why government?”
Pedagogical Perspectives on Teaching Community Development
Ashley E. Nickels
The guest editor
introduces the Symposium: Pedagogical Perspectives on Race, Class,
and Gender in Community Development by exploring the ways we teach
Team-Based Learning: A Model for Democratic and
Culturally Competent 21st Century Public Administrators
Karina Moreno Saldiva
Read and learn how team learning can foster democratic values and
Teaching the Importance of Community Betterment to
Public Managers: Community Development in NASPAA Member Programs
Explore how NASPAA schools teach the management skills needed for
improving communities and community development.
Are We Getting Them Out of the Country? The State
of Study Abroad Opportunities Within NASPAA Member Programs
Nadia Rubaii, Susan Appe & Kerry Stamp
The case for encouraging more of our American students to study abroad
and an assessment of how well NASPAA programs are integrating the
experience into their curricula.
Publish or Perish? Examining Academic Tenure
Standards in Public Affairs and Administration Programs
Jerrell D. Coggburn & Stephen R. Neely
Find out what our peers require for tenure in terms of publishing.
Diversity in Master of Public Administration
Programs at Minority-Serving Institutions
Sarmistha R. Majumdar & Michael O.
Discover what diversity means and how it is implemented at institutions
that many think of as diverse.
Recruitment Practices in the Malaysian Public
Sector: Innovations or Political Responses?
Kuan Heong Woo
Examine the factors affecting recruitment and employment for the
government of Malaysia.
Using Learning Analytics To Predict At-Risk
Students in Online Graduate Public Affairs and Administration Education
Jay Bainbridge, James Melitski, Anne Zahradnik,
Eitel J. M. Lauria, Sandeep Jayaprakash & Josh Baron
Read about the predictors of academic failure in online programs
and how to use them to improve retention.
Assessing the Value to Client Organizations of
Student Practicum Projects
Mary Sprague & Olivia Hu
Learn how to improve the quality of your experiential learning
projects by making them more valuable to the clients and organizations
with whom your students work.
Public Administrators’ Understanding of External
Financial Reporting: It Begins With Curriculum
Tammy R. Waymire, Shannon N. Sohl &
Understand why the teaching of financial literacy should be an
important skill in public administration programs.
Review of Interactive Evaluation Practice:
Mastering the Interpersonal Dynamics of Program Evaluation
Reviewed by Billie Sandberg
Read a book review making the case for the importance of interpersonal
skills when doing policy and program evaluation.
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
and Cover Design
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