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Read interesting and provocative new research in the latest issue of the Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE). To read an individual article (in PDF), click on its title, or access the entire issue (in PDF).

VOLUME 22, No. 2


What Keeps Our Teaching Alive?
Marieka Klawitter

The Role of Values in Public Affairs Education
David Schultz

SYMPOSIUM: Information Technology and Public Administration Education

Symposium Introduction: Information Technology and Public Administration Education
Sukumar Ganapati & Christopher G. Reddick

Revisiting the Information Technology Skills Gap in Master of Public Administration Programs
P. Cary Christian & Trenton J. Davis

Technology and Pedagogy: Information Technology Competencies in Public Administration and Public Policy Programs
Aroon P. Manoharan & James McQuiston

No MPA Left Behind: A Review of Information Technology in the Master of Public Administration Curriculum
Marcus D. Mauldin

A Conceptual Model of Information Technology Competence for Public Managers: Designing Relevant MPA Curricula for Effective Public Service
Anna Ya Ni & Yu-Che Chen

The Information Technology Gap in Public Administration: What We Can Learn From the
Certified Public Manager and Senior Executive Service Programs

Alan R. Shark

Big Data in Public Affairs Education
Ines Mergel

GIS Education in U.S. Public Administration Programs: Preparing the Next Generation of Public Servants
Nancy J. Obermeyer, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, & Lisa Warnecke

An Ostrich Burying Its Head in the Sand? The 2009 NASPAA Standards and Scope of Information Technology and E-Government Curricula
Sukumar Ganapati & Christopher G. Reddick

E-Government Education in Turkish Public Administration Graduate Programs: Past, Present, and Future
Mete Yildiz, Cenay Babaoğlu, & Mehmet Akif Demircioğlu

On NASPAA Accreditation: Fred Was Right…But for the Wrong Reason
Mary E. Guy & Richard Stillman

Review of: The Art of the Watchdog: Fighting Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Corruption in Government
Reviewed by Robin J. Kempf



About This Journal

The Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE) is dedicated 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 Policy and Governance 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 reviews. 


David Schultz, Co-Editor, Hamline University
Marieka Klawitter,
Co-Editor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington


Ashley Sonoff,
Editorial Assistant
Julie Van Pelt,
Copy Editor
Val Escher,
Freestyle Communications

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Publisher: NASPAA

NASPAA, the global standard in public service education, is a membership organization of 280 graduate programs in public policy, public affairs and public administration located across the U.S. and around the globe. NASPAA’s mission is to ensure excellence in public service education and promote the ideal of public service, and it is the specialized accreditor of master degree programs in public affairs. NASPAA publishes JPAE in order to bring the best scholarship on teaching and quality directly into the hands of our membership and profession.




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