Publications Tagged as JPAE Article

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    Journal Article Cultural Competency

    Including women in public affairs departments: Diversity is not enough

    Jessica Sowa
    Lauren Hamilton Edwards
    Maja Holmes
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The representation of women in faculty roles within universities broadly and within public affairs departments specifically has been evolving over the past three decades. However, diversifying gender...

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    Journal Article Cultural Competency

    Embedding cultural competence and racial justice in public administration programs

    Brandi Blessett
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Public administrators are stewards of democracy and therefore, must develop competence in order to address the needs of a diverse constituency. Programs of public affairs, administration, and policy...

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    Journal Article Social Justice

    Advancing social justice and racial equity in the public sector

    Brandi Blessett
    Julie Burr
    Vanessa Lopez-Littleton
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This article argues that the integration of race-conscious dialogues in public administration programs will promote racial and social justice, as well as improve service delivery for a wide array of...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Directing Public Affairs Programs

    Lori A. Brainard
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Introduction to Symposium

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Navigating the Multiple Roles of the MPA Director: Perspectives and Lessons

    Thomas J. Vicino
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This article explores how the changing landscape of higher education affects the roles that a director of a Master of Public Administration (MPA) program plays in leading and managing academic...

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    Journal Article Assessment

    Using Competency-based Portfolios as a Pedagogical Tool and Assessment Strategy in MPA Programs

    Christopher Koliba
    Naim Kapucu
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The development and use of the portfolio has become a critical feature of many Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs. The portfolio assignment has grown out of deepened appreciation of...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    The Challenges and Rewards of Service: Job Satisfaction among Public Affairs Program Directors

    Donna Lind Infeld
    Lori A. Brainard
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Most public affairs programs have some form of director, but we do not know the full scope of the program director’s role. This article thus asks, What tasks and duties does a program director perform...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Beyond the Usual Complaints: The Front-Line Challenges and Opportunities of Small MPA Programs

    Grant Neeley
    Michelle Pautz
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    his article uses narratives to consider our experiences administering a small, regionally focused Master of Public Administration (MPA) program accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy...

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    Journal Article Assessment

    Three Principles of Competency-Based Learning: Mission, Mission, Mission

    William C. Rivenbark
    Willow S. Jacobson
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    NASPAA adopted new accreditation standards in October 2009, requiring Masters programs of public administration, public policy, and public affairs to adopt and implement competency-based learning...

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    Journal Article social enterprise

    The Missing “Social” in Social Enterprise Education in the United States

    Angela M. Eikenberry
    Roseanne Marie Mirabella
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This research critically examines social entrepreneurship and social enterprise curricula in the United States, addressing the following questions: What curricular models are used to educate future...