Publications Tagged as JPAE Article

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    Journal Article public service values

    Public service values in NASPAA programs: Identification, integration, and activation

    James H. Svara
    Sanzhar Baizhanov
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    NASPAA expects accredited public affairs programs to stress public service values in their educational program. This article examines the values that are included the mission statements of 125 public...

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    Journal Article Cultural Competency

    Measuring cultural competence in emergency management and homeland security higher education programs

    Brittany Haupt
    Claire Connolly Knox
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    With the evolving demographics of our communities and recent disasters directly impacting socially vulnerable populations, cultural competency has increased in importance. Emergency management and...

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    Journal Article Undergraduate Education

    Undergraduate majors in public administration and competitor fields: How do student characteristics and career outcomes compare?

    Gregory Lewis
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    We know strikingly little about the people who earn undergraduate degrees in public administration/policy. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) for 2009–2014, this...

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    Breakthrough Practice Case Study

    How to write a case study for public affairs

    William Hatcher
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    A case study is a story narrative that places readers into the shoes of a protagonist so that they can gain the experience of addressing a particular problem or issue. When used effectively in the...

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    Journal Article Diversity

    The impact of enhanced student diversity on diversity opinions

    Jason L. Jensen
    Nikolaus T. Butz
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This study is an evaluation of an MPA program intervention designed to enhance cultural competency by increasing program diversity. The intervention, part of a larger diversity plan, attempted to...

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    Breakthrough Practice Undergraduate Education

    Do undergraduate public administration, policy, and affairs programs mimic graduate curricula?

    D. Ryan Miller
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Curricular mimicking between undergraduate and graduate public administration, policy, and affairs degrees is an ongoing concern of program administrators. Mimicking occurs when the curricular...

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    Journal Article Undergraduate Education

    The identity of undergraduate public affairs education: Opportunities and challenges

    Jerry Mitchell
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Undergraduate public affairs education is an established part of American higher education. The purpose of this article is to describe the current structure of public affairs undergraduate education...